Samsung Galaxy S8+ vs Motorola One 5G Ace vs Google Pixel 4a 5G

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.2 inches
6.7 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 529 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 416 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
LTPS
OLED

Screen-to-body:

83.32 %
85.62 %
82.94 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SM7250-AB

Processor:

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 570, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2400 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 619
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
128GB (UFS 2.1), not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

3500 mAh
5000 mAh
3885 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, EIS

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
16 MP (Slow-motion videos)
8 MP (Dual-Camera, Time-of-Flight (ToF))

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm)
6.54 x 3.00 x 0.39 inches (166.1 x 76.1 x 9.9 mm)
6.06 x 2.91 x 0.32 inches (153.9 x 74.0 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.10 oz (173.0 g)
7.48 oz (212.0 g)
5.93 oz (168.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Splash, Dust; IP52

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink
Volcanic grey, Frosted silver
Just black, Clearly white

Cellular

5G:

n2, n5, n25, n41, n66, n71
n1, n2, n5, n12, n25, n28, n41, n66, n71, n78, Sub-6

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes
Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

Charging, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017
Dec 15, 2020
Sep 01, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG955U
IHDT56ZF2
A4RG025E

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.33 W/kg
1.18 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Body:

0.29 W/kg
1.43 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.55 W/kg
1.59 W/kg
1.57 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.19 W/kg
1.43 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 400
$ 500

In The Box:

Headset, protective cover, 10W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 29, 2017
Jan 08, 2021
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