Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Motorola edge+ vs Motorola edge

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.7 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 385 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 385 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

84.26 %
95.87 %
95.91 %

Features:

HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
90Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 765 SM7250-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 475, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 620

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
12GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
256GB (UFS 3.0), not expandable
256GB (UFS 2.1)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
5000 mAh
4500 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower, Qi wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W; Wireless: 15.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
108 MP (OIS, PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.33"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
8 MP (Telephoto)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 81 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide, Autofocus)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Fourth camera:

ToF 3D depth sensing
ToF 3D depth sensing

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) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 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
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)
25 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
25 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)
6.34 x 2.81 x 0.38 inches (161.07 x 71.38 x 9.6 mm)
6.36 x 2.80 x 0.37 inches (161.64 x 71.1 x 9.29 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Splash
Splash; IP52

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

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, Burgundy red
Smoky sangria, Thunder grey
Solar black, Midnight magenta

Cellular

Carrier locked:

Yes

5G:

n2, n5, n66, n260, n261, Sub-6, mmWave
n2, n5, n12, n25, n41, n66, n71, 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 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), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0, EDR
5.1
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, Video out, Mass storage device
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Apr 06, 2017
Jun 18, 2020

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG950U link
IHDT56YU1 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.49 W/kg
0.45 W/kg

Body:

0.48 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.53 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.46 W/kg
1.48 W/kg

Phablet:

3.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 1000
$ 700

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola edge+ User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Motor​ola edge User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C cable, Guides, SIM tool
Headset, 15W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Protective back cover

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 29, 2017
Apr 22, 2020
Apr 22, 2020
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