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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A51 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 5G XMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)03Points
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

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19PointsSamsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)

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 Plus (XT2019-1)3 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)vsGalaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)19 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+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)
+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+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (49GB available)vs+128GB (105GB available)114%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+187 grams (6.55 ounces)1%
Lighter
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)4%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
400 PPIvs+405 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
6.3"vs+6.5"3%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 12MP + 5MP + 5MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 25MPvs+(front) 32MP28%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4000 mAhvs+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

34 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+27 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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola Trinket갤럭시 A51 5G SM-A516NZWMKOO
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
South Korea
South Korea
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2020
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)73.6 x 158.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.26 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)187 grams (6.55 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 980 Octa (8nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A77
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G76 MP5
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (105GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
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/upload600/100 Mbps2000/200 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.12µm
5MP telephotof/2.440mm
5MP depthf/2.21/5.0"1.12µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel0.8µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Prism Cube Black, Prism Cube White, Prism Cube Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 daysfeature not registered
Standby19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 5G (SM-A516N)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.497W/kg (head) | 1.22W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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