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Motorola One Power (XT1942-2) vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola One Power vs Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) XMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)06Points
Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)Compare Motorola One Power X
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)

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!

One Power (XT1942-2)6 Advantages Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)vsGalaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
+1080x2246 pixels1%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2220 pixels
+6.2"3%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP31%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+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
vsLED flash
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+191 grams (6.69 ounces)7%
Lighter
8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass front, aluminum backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
402 PPIvs+411 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 12MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4
64GB (52GB available) / 64GB (51GB available)
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
ModelOne Power (XT1942-2)Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto One Power (Android One), Motorola P30 NoteGalaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)
Country or region availableIndia
India
Brazil(Global, International)
Brazil, (Global, International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2018January, 2018
Depth8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 156 millimeters (2.99 x 6.14 in)75.7 x 159.9 millimeters (2.98 x 6.3 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509ARM Mali-G71 MP2
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)64GB (51GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~75.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels1080x2220 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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/upload300/50 Mbps600/75 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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
LTE Cat11 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,26,28,66)
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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.21.0um
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: 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 One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
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
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
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
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black
- Android One
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- ANT+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy3720 minutes | 62 hours | 2.6 days1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 64GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.32W/kg (head) | 1.3W/kg (body)
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