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Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Droid Turbo 2 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X06Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GB
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GB
5.4"
AMOLED

1440x2560

21
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3760
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Motorola Droid Turbo 2 X26Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GB
DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
 2%2%
+Lighter
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs173 grams (6.06 ounces)
 2%2%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
544 PPIvs531 PPI
 72%72%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 21MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsLED flash
 7%7%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3760 mAhvs3500 mAh
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedvsIP68 certified

26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955UvsDROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GB
 34%34%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR4
 132%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs32GB (22GB user available)
 14%14%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsAMOLED
 16%16%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1440x2560 pixels
 15%15%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.4"
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 59%59%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 5MP
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0

24 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Aluminum body, front glass / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
ShatterShield / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
ModelDROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Also known asVerizon Droid Turbo 2, Motorola BounceGalaxy S8+ G955U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region availableUSAMexicoUSA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2015April, 2017
Depth9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 149.8 millimeters (3.07 x 5.9 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant
IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (22GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.4" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)544 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassShatterShieldGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13)LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
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, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Main camera21 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5616x3744 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Front camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Moto Maker
- Moto ShatterShield
- The screen don't crack or shatter
- TurboPower: 13 hours of battery life in 15min
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMotorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity3760 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
Talk time2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 XT1585 32GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.38 W/Kg (head) | 1.13 W/Kg (body)0.46 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered