Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition

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Display

Display size

5.8 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2960 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

570 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

84.26 %
70.52 %

Features

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

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), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle, Flash

Design

Dimensions

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.13 x 2.99 x 0.24 inches (155.8 x 76 x 6.1 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Splash

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Gold, Silver, Purple, Pink, Blue
Black, Gold, Gray

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 540

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 2000 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0, EDR
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2730 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
 

Talk time

30.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

13.4 days (321 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
 

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 14 hours
 

Music playback

88.00 hours
 

Video playback

17.00 hours
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Apr 06, 2017
 

FCC ID value: A3LSMG950U link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
 

Body

0.48 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.46 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 800
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