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Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB) vs Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)

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

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Compare Motorola Moto X Style XSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)20Points
Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)
6"
AMOLED

1080x2220

16
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)Compare Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) X
Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)

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!

Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)vsMoto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)9 Advantages Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+4GB LPDDR433%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)34%
Thinner
vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+6"5%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+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)
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3500 mAh17%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
32GB (22GB available)vs+32GB (26GB available)18%
More internal storage for applications and files
191 grams (6.69 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)7%
Lighter
1080x2220 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels54%
Higher resolution screen
411 PPIvs+515 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 16MPvs+(back) 20.7MP30%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+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
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.4" inches17%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
ModelGalaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Other model namesGalaxy A8 Plus SM-A730F/Dual-Sim (4GB RAM)Moto X Style XT1572 Dual-Sim, Motorola Clark
Country or region available(Latin America)KazakhstanChileRussiaUkraine
(Latin America), Kazakhstan, Chile, Russia, Ukraine
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateJanuary, 2018September, 2015
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)75.7 x 159.9 millimeters (2.98 x 6.3 in)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 418
RAM memory4GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (26GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2220 pixels (18.5:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
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/upload600/75 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 2,3,4,5,7,17,28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: 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 supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP widef/1.91/4"1.12µm24mm
5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixel1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, MKV, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, WMA, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
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, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Gold, Blue
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Samsung Pay
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A8+ 2018 (SM-A730F/DS 32GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB Dual)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.32W/kg (head) | 1.3W/kg (body)feature not registered
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