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Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A70 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A70 XMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)05Points
Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
20PointsSamsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)Compare Motorola Moto G5 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

32
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)

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 G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)5 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)vsGalaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
+155 grams (5.43 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+424 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (108GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)23%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.7"29%
Larger screen
(back) 12MPvs+(triple camera) 32MP + 8MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 32MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.1 Oreovs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+25W67%
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) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

30 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
+23 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 G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
ModelMoto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G5 Plus (32GB + 4GB RAM) XT1686, Motorola PotterGalaxy A70 SM-A705FN/Dual-Sim NFC
Country or region availableIndia
India
South AfricaSaudi ArabiaUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)Pakistan(Global, International)
South Africa, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, (Europe), Pakistan, (Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateMarch, 2017April, 2019
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 150.2 millimeters (2.91 x 5.91 in)76.7 x 164.3 millimeters (3.02 x 6.47 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)
CPU processor2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 612 845Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/50 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 850/900/1800/2100 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat12/6 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
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 G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(triple camera)
32 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm123º
5MP depthf/2.2
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.5" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
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 G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + 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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- Infinity U display
- Glasstic back panel
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging25W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G5 Plus (XT1686 32GB)Samsung Galaxy A70 (SM-A705FN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.949W/kg (head) | 1.475W/kg (body)
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