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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1) vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy Express 3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Express 3 XMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)28Points
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSamsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
4.5"
AMOLED

480x800

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2050
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)

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)28 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)vsGalaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core153%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB
+64GB (49GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1080x2280 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x800 pixels
+400 PPI93%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs207 PPI
+6.3"40%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP13 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP12 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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 mAh95%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2050 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
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+131 grams (4.59 ounces)44%
Lighter
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)2%
Thinner
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

19 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
+12 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 Express 3 (SM-J120A)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola TrinketAT&T Samsung Galaxy J1 4G, Galaxy Express 3 GoPhone
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019April, 2016
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)69.3 x 132.6 millimeters (2.73 x 5.22 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)131 grams (4.59 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 Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)32bit - Spreadtrum SC9830A (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
1.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-400 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X1GB
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels (19:9)480x800 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI207 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
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/upload600/100 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 800/850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,12)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
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 Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
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
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: White
- Wifi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2050 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 days14400 minutes | 240 hours | 10 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Samsung Galaxy Express 3 (SM-J120A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.99W/kg (head) | 1.25W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.03W/kg (head) | 0.439W/kg (body)
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