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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3) vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G 5G Plus XMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)04Points
Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
25PointsMotorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X
Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
6.7"
IPS

1080x2520

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)

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 (XT1921-3)4 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)vsMoto G 5G Plus (64GB)25 Advantages Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)38%
Lighter
vs207 grams (7.25 ounces)
+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8%
Thinner
vs9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core107%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+64GB (49GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels195%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+409 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.7"29%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 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) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
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+5000 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+20W100%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (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+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

24 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD / LTPS IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Other model namesT-Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921-3 UnlockedLenovo Moto G 5G Plus XT2075, XT2075-2, XT2075-3
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateMay, 2018July, 2020
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)74 x 168.3 millimeters (2.91 x 6.63 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)207 grams (7.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
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)
System (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 MSM8920 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
LTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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 (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
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 (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.283º1.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.287º1.75µm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.8µm 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1.12µm
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
RadioFMFM
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 (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Flash gray
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Surfing Blue, Mystic Lilac
- My UX
- TurboPower charger
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging20W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-3)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (64GB)
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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