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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U) vs Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Motorola Moto G60S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G60S XSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)22Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)
6.3"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
10PointsMotorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 8 X
Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
6.8"
IPS

1080x2460

64
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)

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 Note 8 (SM-N950U)22 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)vsMoto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)10 Advantages Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+195 grams (6.83 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs212 grams (7.42 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)12%
Thinner
vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2960 pixels60%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2460 pixels
+522 PPI32%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
64GB (53GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)106%
More internal storage for applications and files
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.3"vs+6.8"8%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3300 mAhvs+5000 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+50W2 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

29 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
HDR10
16 million
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
ModelGalaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Other model namesGalaxy Note8 N950U1 (AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile), Samsung BaikalLenovo Moto G60S XT2133-1-Single-SIM, PAMU0030MX, PAMU0018CO
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)ArgentinaColombiaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Colombia, Mexico
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateAugust, 2017August, 2021
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)75.88 x 169.61 millimeters (2.99 x 6.68 in)
Weight195 grams (6.83 ounces)212 grams (7.42 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G95 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-G76 MC4 900Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (53GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.3" inches6.8" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2460 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)522 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10120Hz, 450 nits, HDR10
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 252, 255)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
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 Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"1.0µm52mm2x-optical-zoomAF
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.483º1.12µm
2MP depthf/2.480º1.75µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
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, GALILEO
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
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
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Grace UX UI
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Ink Blue, Iced Mint
- Protective case included
- My UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
50W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
Talk time autonomy1320 minutes | 22 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Note 8 (SM-N950U)Motorola Moto G60S (XT2133-1-SS)
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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