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Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Play vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A XMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)06Points
Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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07PointsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Play X
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

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)6 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)7 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+184 grams (6.44 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)4%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+(triple camera) 13MP + 8MP + 2MP90%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+18W80%
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

40 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
32GB (20GB available) / 32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC / Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
60Hz
+33 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)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
ModelMoto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Play XT2015Xiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region available(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release dateOctober, 2019September, 2019
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 157.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.2 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6771 Helio P70M (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3 900MhzQualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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/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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.214mm1.25µm117º
2MP depthf/2.21.75µm
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
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 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 G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, 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)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Black onyx, Magenta red
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision display
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Play (XT2015-2)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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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