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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1) vs Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Asus Zenfone 8 Flip phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus Zenfone 8 Flip XMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)06Points
Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
30PointsAsus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (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!

Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)6 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)vsZenfone 8 Flip (128GB)30 Advantages Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 5MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core128%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (107GB available)10 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)1%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+395 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.67"28%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 12MP + 8MP10 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)15 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+5000 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+30W2 times
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.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Other model namesBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlayAsus Zenfone 8 (ZS672KS)
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaAsus
Release dateMay, 2018May, 2021
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 660 840Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR5
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~105.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 1000 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,25,26,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112º14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
8MP telephotof/2.480mmPDAF3x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.73" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixelsUses the back motorized camera (flip-up/rotating)
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Not supported
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Galactic Black, Glacier Silver
- ZenUI 8
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging30W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.35W/kg (head) | 1.23W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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