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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1) vs Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Huawei P40 Pro+ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei P40 Pro+ XMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)05Points
Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
31PointsHuawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X
Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)

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)5 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)vsP40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)31 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)51%
Lighter
vs226 grams (7.91 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+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+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core121%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+512GB (478GB available)47 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Ceramic body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+441 PPI56%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.58"27%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(5 cameras) 50.5MP + 8MP + 8MP + 40MP + 0.3MP12 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
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/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MP6 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 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+4200 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+40W3 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) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
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
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
+11 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-1)P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Other model namesBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlayHuawei P40 Pro Plus 5G ELS-NX9
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaHuawei
Release dateMay, 2018June, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)226 grams (7.91 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontCeramic body, glass front
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)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-G76 MP16
RAM memory2GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
512GB (478GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps2000/150 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 Cat21 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (32, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
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 supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
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)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(5 cameras)
50.5 megapixels
8MP periscope telephotof/4.4240mmPDAFOIS10x-optical-zoom
8MP telephotof/2.480mmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.28" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel2.44µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical 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)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
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)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
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
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black Ceramic, White Ceramic
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 40W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
40W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
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)Huawei P40 Pro+ (NX9 512GB)
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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