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Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS) vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus X11Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

25
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy A50 X04Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)vsMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
 16%16%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 13%13%
+Lighter
166 grams (5.81 ounces)vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
 18%18%
+Thinner
7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsLTPS IPS LCD
 3%3%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2340 pixelsvs1080x2280 pixels
 1%1%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs400 PPI
 2%2%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs6.3"
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ANT+vsNot supported
Advantage
+With more SIM card slots you can have more operators and choose which one to use
2 slots Dual-SIM
(dedicated slot)
vs2 slots Dual-SIM
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Advantage
+Watch your favorite TV shows anywhere
Digital TV FullSegvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

04 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)vsGalaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)
 82%82%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MPvs(triple camera) 25MP + 8MP + 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

38 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
(front) 25MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
600 Mbps
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
4000 mAh
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
ModelGalaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Also known asGalaxy A50 TV digital SM-A505GT/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola Trinket
Country or region availableBrazilEuropeIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2019October, 2019
Depth7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)
Weight166 grams (5.81 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 9610 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SDM665 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 610
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels1080x2280 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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)
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 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat12/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat13/5 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
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
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps600/100 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Main camera(triple camera)
25 megapixels
8MP ultrawide (f/2.2 13mm)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 2.0um 14mm 117°)
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1.12um)
Main camera resolution5760x4320 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Front camera25 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
RadioFMFM
TVDigital TV FullSegNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Coral
- 19.5:9 display ratio FHD+
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- 19:9 display
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
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 time1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standbyfeature not registered19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 days
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy A50 (SM-A505GT/DS)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.86 W/Kg (head) | 0.49 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered