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Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2) vs Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Play vs Samsung Galaxy J4 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J4 XMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)18Points
Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Play X
Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
5.5"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)

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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)18 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)vsGalaxy J4 (SM-J400M)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core85%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsFlash (EEPROM)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+720x1520 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+271 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs267 PPI
+6.2"13%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 13MP + 8MP + 2MP78%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+(front) 8MP63%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+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
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
32GB (20GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)5%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)11%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
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.
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

24 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
Plastic body, glass front / Plastic body
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
ModelMoto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Play XT2015Galaxy J4 J400M Single-sim, SM-J400MZKMTCE
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019May, 2018
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 157.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.2 in)77.2 x 151.7 millimeters (3.04 x 5.97 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6771 Helio P70M (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7570 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3 900MhzARM Mali-T720 MP2
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI267 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 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, 8, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,28,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.214mm1.25µm117º
2MP depthf/2.21.75µm
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: 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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Black onyx, Magenta red
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision display
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Orchid Gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy J4 (SM-J400M)
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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