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Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950N vs Motorola P30 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Motorola P30 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Motorola P30 X21Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950N
Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950N
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola P30 64GB
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950N

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!


21 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950N
Galaxy S8 SM-G950NvsP30 64GB
 29%29%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 10%10%
+Lighter
155 grams (5.43 ounces)vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 76%76%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs1080x2246 pixels
 41%41%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
568 PPIvs402 PPI
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 6%6%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.7 (aperture)vsf/1.8 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.1 Oreo
 2 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

08 Advantages Motorola P30 64GB
P30 64GBvsGalaxy S8 SM-G950N
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
 7%7%
+Larger screen
6.2"vs5.8"
 72%72%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 16MP + 5MPvs(back) 12.2MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsLED flash
 50%50%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 12MPvs(front) 8MP
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

28 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB user available) / 64GB (52GB user available)
Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Only digital zoom
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Face unlock
3000 mAh
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 3
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
ModelGalaxy S8 SM-G950NP30 64GB
Also known asGalaxy S8 SM-G950S (SKT), SM-G950K (KT), SM-G950L (LG U+)Moto P30 XT1943-1 6GB RAM, Lenovo XT1943-1, Motorola One
Country or region availableSouth KoreaChina
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateApril, 2017September, 2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.69 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)68.1 x 148.9 millimeters (2.68 x 5.86 in)75.95 x 155.5 millimeters (2.99 x 6.12 in)
Weight155 grams (5.43 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Exynos M2 Mongoose
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G71 MP20 550MhzQualcomm Adreno 509
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (52GB user available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.8" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels1080x2246 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandTri-Band 900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,18,19,20,25,26,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Main camera12.2 megapixels(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP f/2.2 depth sensor
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
Front camera8 megapixels12 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.25µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
USBUSB 3.1 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)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
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
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX (desktop experience)
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Quick Charge 2.0
- Samsung Pay
- 32bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Aurora blue
- ZUI 4.0
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15W18W
Talk time1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 days660 minutes | 11 hours | 0.5 day
Standby19560 minutes | 326 hours | 13.6 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950NMotorola P30 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.546 W/Kg (head) | 0.616 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered