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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1) vs Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Motorola Droid Turbo 2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Droid Turbo 2 XMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)08Points
Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
20PointsMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
5.4"
AMOLED

1440x2560

21
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3760
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)

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)8 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)vsDROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)20 Advantages Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs169 grams (5.92 ounces)
+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)2%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+544 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+5.4"4%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 21MP163%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flash on both camerasvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+3760 mAh34%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+15W50%
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.
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+ShatterShieldAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
f/2.0 (aperture)
(front) 5MP
4G+ LTE-A
+15 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-1)DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Other model namesBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlayVerizon Droid Turbo 2, Motorola Bounce
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
USAMexico
USA, Mexico
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateMay, 2018October, 2015
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)78 x 149.8 millimeters (3.07 x 5.9 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 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.
System (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 430 600Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDAMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches5.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI544 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedShatterShield
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
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 Cat6 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
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+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
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)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels21 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5616x3744 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
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
Other features- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Moto Maker
- Moto ShatterShield
- The screen don't crack or shatter
- TurboPower: 13 hours of battery life in 15min
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh3760 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.35W/kg (head) | 1.23W/kg (body)1.38W/kg (head) | 1.13W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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