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Motorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07) vs Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto Z2 Play vs Motorola Moto G5S Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Moto G5S Plus XMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)14Points
Motorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)
5.5"
AMOLED

1080x1920

12.2
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
02PointsMotorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)Compare Motorola Moto Z2 Play X
Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)

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Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)14 Advantages Motorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)vsMoto G5S Plus (XT1805)2 Advantages Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core10%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+4GB LPDDR333%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs3GB LPDDR3
+64GB (52GB user free)136%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB user free)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+145 grams (5.08 ounces)16%
Lighter
vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
+6 millimeters (0.24 inches)33%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+Dual LED on both camerasAdvantage
The Dual LED on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
+LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+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)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
+2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)Advantage
With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 version A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
(back) 12.2MPvs+(dual camera) 13MP + 13MP111%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies

35 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Aluminum body, glass front
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
401 PPI
5.5"
Only digital zoom
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
ModelMoto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Other model namesLenovo Moto Z2 Play 64GB XT1710 Dual-SimLenovo Moto G5S Plus XT1805 (32GB + 3GB RAM) Dual-Sim
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
Europe
Europe
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateJune, 2017August, 2017
Depth6 millimeters (0.24 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 156.2 millimeters (3 x 6.15 in)76.2 x 153.5 millimeters (3 x 6.04 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.1 Oreo
HardwareMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 MSM8953 Pro (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953 (14nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A532Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 506 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (52GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)401 PPI401 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
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 networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
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 Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
13MP
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual LED on both camerasDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm 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 on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashDual-LEDLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.1 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
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
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lunar Gray, Fine Gold, Nimbus Blue
- Moto Maker, Moto Pure, Moto Mods
- Dual Autofocus Pixel camera
- Fast battery charging: 50% in 30min
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time autonomy1800 minutes | 30 hours | 1.3 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto Z2 Play (Dual XT1710-07)Motorola Moto G5S Plus (XT1805)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered