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Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB) vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 2 vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

48
MP

24mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Compare Asus ROG Phone 2 X
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 2 (128GB)20 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)vsMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)9 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core36%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (107GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (49GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsLTPS IPS LCD
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2340 pixels3%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2280 pixels
+6.59"5%
Larger screen
vs6.3"
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+6000 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+188 grams (6.58 ounces)28%
Lighter
9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)8%
Thinner
391 PPIvs+400 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(dual camera) 48MP + 13MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP13%
Higher resolution main camera
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 24MPvs+(front) 25MP5%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

27 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
1/2" inches
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
ModelROG Phone 2 (128GB)Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone II ZS660KL (128GB + 12GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola Trinket
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandAsusMotorola
Release dateAugust, 2019October, 2019
Depth9.78 millimeters (0.39 inches)9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 170.99 millimeters (3.06 x 6.73 in)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzQualcomm Adreno 610
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.0
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Display typeAMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.59" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI400 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, 600 nits, HDR1060Hz
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps600/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 32, 34)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
48 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.411mm125º
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ad (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 60Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Front/back Gorilla glass
- 120Hz display (1ms response time)
- DCI-P3 108% display
- ROG UI
- Sony IMX586 back camera sensor
- DTS:X Ultra sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts30W (10V/3A) Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 4
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 days
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 2 (128GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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