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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1) vs Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)

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

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A51 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)

vs
15PointsSamsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
6.5"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)

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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)15 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
+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)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+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+2.3Ghz 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 (107GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)9%
Lighter
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)15%
Thinner
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
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
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 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

38 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
+31 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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola TrinketSamsung Galaxy A51 SM-A515F/DSM
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
KazakhstanRussia
Kazakhstan, Russia
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019December, 2019
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)73.6 x 158.5 millimeters (2.9 x 6.24 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G72 MP3
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (107GB available)
eMMC 5.1
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.4% (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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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/upload600/100 Mbps600/150 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 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 supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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
NFCSupportedNot supported
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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
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, Crush Black, White, Blue, Pink
- One UI 2
- Always On Display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy A51 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 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 (SM-A515F/DSM 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.369W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
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