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Motorola Moto G Power vs Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G Power vs Google Pixel 2 XL phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Motorola Moto G Power
6.4"
IPS

1080x2300

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)

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 G Power9 Advantages Motorola Moto G PowervsPixel 2 XL (128GB)20 Advantages Google Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.4"7%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(triple camera) 16MP + 8MP + 2MP113%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh42%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3520 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
199 grams (6.97 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)14%
Lighter
9.63 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)22%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+P-OLEDAdvantage
P-OLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2300 pixelsvs+1440x2880 pixels67%
Higher resolution screen
397 PPIvs+537 PPI35%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.55" inches10%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbps33%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+10.5W5%
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.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
ModelMoto G PowerPixel 2 XL (128GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL G011C, Google Pixel XL2, LG Taimen
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaGoogle
Release dateApril, 2020October, 2017
Depth9.63 millimeters (0.38 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.84 x 159.85 millimeters (2.99 x 6.29 in)76.7 x 157.9 millimeters (3.02 x 6.22 in)
Weight199 grams (6.97 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDP-OLED
Screen size6.4" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2300 pixels (19:9)1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)397 PPI537 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/100 Mbps800/75 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, 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
CallingMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.21/5.0"1.75µm
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical 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 G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3.2" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Smoke Black
- Dolby sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Just Black, Black/White
- Always-on display
- Slow motion 1080p@120fps
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3520 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging10.5W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G PowerGoogle Pixel 2 XL (128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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