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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1) vs Motorola Moto E5 Cruise

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

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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone?

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48 Common items in both devices
1.4GHz 64bit Quad-Core
2GB LPDDR3
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
150 grams (5.25 ounces)
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+41 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Moto E5 Cruise
Other model namesBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlayCricket Moto E5 Cruise XT1921-2, Lenovo Moto E5 Play
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release date5/1/20185/1/2018
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,14,17,25,26,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
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, 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

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
Battery capacity2800 mAh2800 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy21 hours21 hours
Standby288 hours (12 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Motorola Moto E5 Cruise
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
Carolyn AnneI have the Moto E5 Cruise through Cricket Wireless. The battery IS removable.
Mauricio HernaskiThis information has been corrected. Thanks!
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