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Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB) vs Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto X Style vs Apple iPhone 8 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 8 XMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)11Points
Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
4.7"
IPS

750x1334

12
MP

7.1mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

1821
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)

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 X Style (XT1572 16GB)11 Advantages Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)vsiPhone 8 (256GB)14 Advantages Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR4X
+Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs750x1334 pixels
+515 PPI58%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+5.7"21%
Larger screen
vs4.7"
+(back) 20.7MP72%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsQuad-LED flash
+1/2.4" inches25%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsproprietary audio output
+3000 mAh65%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1821 mAh
1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.39Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core31%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (10GB available)vs+256GB (245GB available)24 times
More internal storage for applications and files
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+148 grams (5.18 ounces)21%
Lighter
11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)vs+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)52%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
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.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 7.1MP40%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
IP52 certifiedvs+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
ModelMoto X Style (XT1572 16GB)iPhone 8 (256GB)
Other model namesMoto X Style XT1572, Motorola ClarkiPhone 8 A1864 (CDMA), iPhone 8 A1897 (GSM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateSeptember, 2015September, 2017
Depth11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)67.3 x 138.4 millimeters (2.65 x 5.45 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopiOS 11
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatiOS 14
HardwareMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)64bit - Apple A11 Bionic (10nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
2.39Ghz Dual-Core Monsoon
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Mistral
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 418Apple GPU MP3
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)256GB (245GB available)
NVMe (SSD)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches4.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels750x1334 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 625 nits
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1024/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900/2100 (A1864 model), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100A1864 model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1897 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)
LTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 34, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels12 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraQuad-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.1µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels7.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3072x2304 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered32mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMPEG4, H.265, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAX+, AIFF
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jackproprietary audio output
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + 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, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Space Gray, Silver, Gold
- Oleophobic coating screen
- 3D Touch
- AirDrop, iCloud, FaceTime, Siri
- NFC Apple Pay only
- Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter included
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- 1080p@240fps slow motion
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh1821 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Apple iPhone 8 (256GB)
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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