Motorola Moto G5 Plus VS. Samsung Galaxy S8

                         

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Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8

Model Name

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Moto G (5) Plus, XT1685, XT1687, XT1684, XT1686

Samsung Galaxy S8

SM-G950FD, SM-G950W, SM-G950S, SM-G950K, SM-G950L, SM-G9500, SM-G950A, SM-G950P, SM-G950T, SM-G950U, SM-G950V, SM-G950F, SM-G950U1, SM-G950N, SC-02J

Summary

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

4.4
4.4
4.3
3.9

Samsung Galaxy S8

4.4
4.3
4.3
4.3

Description

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

The G5S Plus features a metal body and is powered by a 2.0 GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor and 3GB of RAM. It comes equipped with 32GB of storage and includes a microSD slot for additional storage. The integrated micro-USB interface allows you to connect the device for mass-storage purposes and also serves as a charging port. The Moto G5S Plus is equipped with a 5.5″ IPS LCD display with 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution. For your photo and video needs, the G5S Plus features two 13MP f/2.0 rear-facing cameras for 4K video capture and more. In low-light conditions, color balancing dual-LED flash and auto HDR improve camera performance. A front-facing 8MP wide-angle lens, also with an f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, is built-in as well. The Moto G5S Plus is well-equipped for wireless communication. It features Bluetooth 4.2 technology for pairing with other Bluetooth-enabled devices, and 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi for high-speed Internet connectivity. GPS with GLONASS is also on-board for using compatible location services and applications. The Moto G5S Plus’s 3000mAh battery is designed to provide “All Day” mixed usage on a full charge, and thanks to TurboPower technology, it can provide up to six hours of power from only 15 minutes of charging using the included charger.

Samsung Galaxy S8

U.S. limited warranty. Latest Galaxy phone with Infinity Display, Duel Pixel Camera, iris scanning and Ip68-rated water and dust resistance. The phone comes with a stunning 5.8″ Quad HD+ Super AMOLED display (2960×1440) with 570 ppi and world’s first 10nm processor.

Price

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

143.99

Samsung Galaxy S8

349.99

Rating

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

3.2

Samsung Galaxy S8

4

Reviews

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

39

Samsung Galaxy S8

1

Network

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE

Samsung Galaxy S8

GSM / HSPA / LTE

Dimension

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

150.2 x 74 x 7.7 mm (5.91 x 2.91 x 0.30 in)

Samsung Galaxy S8

148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm (5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)

Weight

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

155 g (5.47 oz)

Samsung Galaxy S8

155 g (5.47 oz)

Build

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Front glass, aluminum body

Samsung Galaxy S8

Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5), aluminum frame

SIM

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display Type

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Samsung Galaxy S8

Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors

Display Size

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~67.1% screen-to-body ratio)

Samsung Galaxy S8

5.8 inches, 84.8 cm2 (~83.6% screen-to-body ratio)

Display Resolution

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)

Samsung Galaxy S8

1440 x 2960 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio (~570 ppi density)

Operating System

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.1 (Oreo)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie); One UI

Chipset

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 (14 nm)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Exynos 8895 (10 nm) – EMEAQualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835 (10 nm) – USA & China

CPU

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53

Samsung Galaxy S8

Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Mongoose M2 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53) – EMEAOcta-core (4×2.35 GHz Kryo & 4×1.9 GHz Kryo) – USA & China

GPU

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Adreno 506

Samsung Galaxy S8

Mali-G71 MP20 – EMEAAdreno 540 – USA & China

Internal Storage

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

32/64 GB, 2/4 GB RAM; 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy S8

64 GB, 4 GB RAM

SD Card

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

microSD, up to 256 GB

Samsung Galaxy S8

microSD, up to 1 TB (uses shared SIM slot) – dual SIM model only

Camera Front

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

12 MP, f/1.7, dual pixel PDAF

Samsung Galaxy S8

Camera Front Specs

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama

Samsung Galaxy S8

LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama

Camera Back

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

5 MP, f/2.2

Samsung Galaxy S8

Camera Back Specs

Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Samsung Galaxy S8

Dual video call, Auto-HDR

WIFI

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Samsung Galaxy S8

Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

Bluetooth

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX

Samsung Galaxy S8

5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX

Radio

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

FM radio

Samsung Galaxy S8

No

Sensors

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass (USA model only)

Samsung Galaxy S8

Iris scanner, fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2

Battery

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

1 Lithium ion batteries required.

Samsung Galaxy S8

1 Lithium Metal batteries required. (included)

Colors

Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Lunar Grey, Fine Gold

Samsung Galaxy S8

Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Arctic Silver, Coral Blue, Maple Gold, Rose Pink, Burgundy Red