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Motorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5) vs Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017) XMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)04Points
Motorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)
6"
IPS

720x1440

12
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
20PointsSamsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
5.7"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)

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 Plus (XT1924-5)4 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)vsGalaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
+6"5%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+5000 mAh39%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3600 mAh
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+1.9Ghz 64bit Octa-Core76%
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
197 grams (6.9 ounces)vs+186 grams (6.51 ounces)6%
Lighter
9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1440 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels100%
Higher resolution screen
268 PPIvs+386 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 12MPvs+(back) 16MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
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+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
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+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
Android 8.0 Oreo
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
ModelMoto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Other model namesLenovo Moto E5 Plus XT1924 2GB RAM 16GB, Motorola EmmaSamsung Galaxy A7 SM-A720F Single-Sim
Country or region available(Latin America)Mexico
(Latin America), Mexico
(Global, International)AlgeriaAustraliaIsraelTurkey
(Global, International), Algeria, Australia, Israel, Turkey
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateMay, 2018January, 2017
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 160.9 millimeters (2.96 x 6.33 in)77.6 x 156.8 millimeters (3.06 x 6.17 in)
Weight197 grams (6.9 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7880 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.9Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-T830 MP3
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1440 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)268 PPI386 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28)LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, 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
CallingMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Flash gray, Mineral blue, Fine Gold
- Max vision 18:9 display
- Carregador TurboPower 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Metal body
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- Fast battery charging
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5meter and 30min
Power supplyMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3600 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto E5 Plus (XT1924-5)Samsung Galaxy A7 2017 (SM-A720F)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.21W/kg (head) | 1.33W/kg (body)
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