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Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2) vs Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A30s phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30s XMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)08Points
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsSamsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X
Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

720x1560

25
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)

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Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)8 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)vsGalaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core23%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+1080x2280 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+400 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP82%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP
+(front) 25MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
Lighter
9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)17%
Thinner
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
6.3"vs+6.4"2%
Larger screen
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

36 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (49GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
+29 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
ModelMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola TrinketGalaxy A30s SM-A307GN/Dual-Sim (NFC)
Country or region availableLatin AmericaBrazil
Latin America, Brazil
PhilippinesMalaysiaMyanmarSingaporeThailand
Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateOctober, 2019September, 2019
Depth9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)169 grams (5.92 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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7904 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (49GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB user free)
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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.3" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2280 pixels720x1560 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)400 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 2.0um 14mm 117°)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1.12um)
(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm 1/4.0" 1.12µm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5.0" 1.12µm)
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
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 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
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 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- 19:9 display
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Prism Crush Black, Prism Crush White, Prism Crush Green, Prism Crush Violet2
- 19.5:9 display
- Game Booster
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W15W
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 (XT2019-2)Samsung Galaxy A30s (SM-A307GN/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.05W/kg (head) | 1.54W/kg (body)