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Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB vs Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus X01Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB
Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB
6.2"
IPS

720x1570

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Motorola Moto G7 Power X26Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


01 Advantages Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB
Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBvsGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
 43%43%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
5000 mAhvs3500 mAh

26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955UvsMoto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GB
 30%30%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 12%12%
+Lighter
173 grams (6.06 ounces)vs193 grams (6.76 ounces)
 15%15%
+Thinner
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS IPS LCD
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1570 pixels
 90%90%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
531 PPIvs279 PPI
 2%2%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 12.2 megapixelsvs(back) 12 megapixels
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 18%18%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR3
64GB (51GB user available)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
6.2"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8 megapixels
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face recognition (unlock)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ 20 COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
BrandMotorolaSamsung
ModelMoto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBGalaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Also known asLenovo Moto G7 Power Single-sim XT1955, Motorola OceanGalaxy S8+ G955U Unlocked (Snapdragon), Samsung Dream 2
Country or region where it's soldMexicoUSA
Release dateFebruary, 2019April, 2017
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.28 in)73.4 x 160 millimeters (2.89 x 6.3 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)173 grams (6.06 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.0
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution720x1570 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)279 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 Cat7 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
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
Primary camera / Back cameraMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Main camera12 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front camera / Secondary cameraMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Ceramic black, Marine blue, Iced violet
- 19:9 screen ratio (Max Vision)
- Turbo Power charging: 9h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMotorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered20580 minutes | 343 hours | 14.3 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Motorola Moto G7 Power XT1955-2 64GBSamsung Galaxy S8 Plus SM-G955U
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.46 W/Kg (head) | 1.01 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered