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Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N) vs Motorola Moto C (XT1754)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S20+ Plus 5G vs Motorola Moto C phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto C XSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)41Points
Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3200

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
5"
TFT

480x854

5
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2350
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)

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 S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)41 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)vsMoto C (XT1754)5 Advantages Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.1Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
+12GB LPDDR511 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+256GB (222GB available)21 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)15%
Thinner
vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1440x3200 pixels10 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+524 PPI167%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
+6.7"34%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 64MP + 12MP + 0.3MP17 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+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
+f/1.8 (aperture)56%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.8 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP4 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)35 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)23 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (720x480)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps32 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)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
+4500 mAh91%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2350 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
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
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)22%
Lighter
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

11 Common items in both devices
16 million
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Speakerphone
Video calling
+4 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 S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
ModelGalaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Moto C (XT1754)
Other model names삼성갤럭시 S20 Plus 5G SM-G986NZPAKOO (Snapdragon, 12GB RAM)Lenovo Moto C XT1754 (4G) Dual-sim, Motorola Watson
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
United Arab Emirates(Europe)
United Arab Emirates, (Europe)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2020June, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.7 x 161.9 millimeters (2.9 x 6.37 in)73.6 x 145.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.73 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR51GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (222GB available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~90.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3200 pixels (20:9)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)524 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/200 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
64MP telephotof/2.029mm1/1.72"0.8µmPDAFOIS1.1x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.4µmSuper-Steady-video
0.3MP TOF 3Df/1.0
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasNot supported
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 S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)VGA (720x480)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Other features- Colors: Cosmic Black, Cosmic Grey, Cloud Blue, Cloud White, Aura Red, Aura Blue
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI 2
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Starry Black, Pearl White, Metallic Cherry, Fine Gold
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
HC40
Battery capacity4500 mAh2350 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S20+ 5G (SM-G986N)Motorola Moto C (XT1754)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.749W/kg (head) | 1.26W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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