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Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2) vs Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Play vs Samsung Galaxy S7 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S7 XMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)11Points
Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
26PointsSamsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Play X
Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
5.1"
AMOLED

1440x2560

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)

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)11 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)vsGalaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)26 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+6.2"22%
Larger screen
vs5.1"
+(triple camera) 13MP + 8MP + 2MP87%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+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)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
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
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)10%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+152 grams (5.32 ounces)21%
Lighter
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)14%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1520 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
271 PPIvs+576 PPI113%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps2 times
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
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
10Wvs+15W50%
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 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+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
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+16 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 S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
ModelMoto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Play XT2015Galaxy S7 G930F (Exynos), Samsung Hero
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019March, 2016
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 157.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.2 in)69.6 x 142.4 millimeters (2.74 x 5.61 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)152 grams (5.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 8.0 Oreo
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6771 Helio P70M (12nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M1 Mongoose
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3 900MhzARM Mali-T880 MP12
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
UFS 2.0
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 S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches5.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI576 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 4
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
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)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps450/50 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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat9 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
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 S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.214mm1.25µm117º
2MP depthf/2.21.75µm
12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 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: 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.34µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
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 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
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
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black onyx, Magenta red
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision display
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Silver
- Body material: Aluminium
- Corning Gorilla Glass back panel
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Fast battery charging: 83% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Qi Wireless charging (PMA)
- OneDrive 115GB
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1680 minutes | 28 hours | 1.2 days
Standbyfeature not registered17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Samsung Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.4W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.406W/kg (head) | 0.621W/kg (body)
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