Motorola Moto G8 Play Vs Motorola Moto G7 Play Specs Comparison


In this post, we compare Motorola Moto G8 Play Vs Motorola Moto G7 Play these features:

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  1. Operating System  Comparison
  2. System  on  Chip (SOC)  Comparison
  3. RAM Comparison
  4. Storage  Comparison
  5. Display Comparison
  6. Launch Date Comparison
  7. Price  Comparison
  8. Sensors  Comparison
  9. Rear Camera Comparison
  10. Front Camera Comparison
  11. Tracking /  Positioning  Comparison
  12. Wi-Fi  Comparison
  13. Bluetooth  Comparison
  14. USB Comparison
  15. Connectivity  Comparison
  16. Audio File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  17. Video File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  18. Battery  Comparison
  19. Design  Comparison
  20. SIM Card  Comparison
  21. Networks  Comparison
  22. Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth Comparison


Motorola Moto G8 Play

Motorola Moto G7 Play

Brand and Model   

Brand and Model   

Brand 

Brand 

Motorola
Motorola

Model 

Model 

Moto G8 Play
Moto G7 Play

Model Alias

Model Alias

Moto G8Play

Moto G8 Play Operating System (OS)

Operating System (OS) 

Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Moto G8 Play System on Chip (SOC)

   System on  Chip (SOC)    

SOC 

SOC 

Media Tek Helio P70 (MT6771V)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632

Process Technology 

Process Technology 

 12 nm 
 14 nm 

CPU

CPU

4x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A73
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250
4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250

CPU Bits 

CPU Bits 

 64 bits 
 64 bits 

Instruction Set  

Instruction Set  

 ARMv8-A
 ARMv8

CPU Frequency 

CPU Frequency 

 2100 MHz  
 1800 MHz  

CPU Cores 

CPU Cores 

 8
 8

GPU

GPU

ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Qualcomm Adreno 506

 GPU Cores

GPU Cores 

 3

 GPU Frequency

 GPU Frequency

 900 MHz

Moto G8 Play RAM Capacity 

RAM Capacity 

  2 GB
  2 GB

RAM Type  

RAM Type  


 LPDDR3

RAM Channels  

RAM Channels  


Single channel

Moto G8 Play Storage

   Storage    

  32 GB   32 GB 

Moto G8 Play Memory Cards

Memory Cards

microSD microSD
microSDHC microSDHC
microSDXC microSDXC

Moto G8 Play Display

   Display    

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

IPS IPS

Diagonal Size 

Diagonal Size 

 6.2 in   5.7 in 
 157.48 mm   144.78 mm 
 15.75 cm   14.48 cm 

Width 

Width 

  2.63 in    2.45 in 
  66.7 mm    62.25 mm 
  6.67 cm    622 cm 

Height 

Height 

  5.62 in    5.15 in 
 142.66 mm   130.72 mm 
  14.27 cm    13.07 cm 

Aspect Ratio 

Aspect Ratio 

 2.139:1  2.1:1

Resolution 

Resolution 

 720 x 1540 pixels   720 x 1512 pixels 

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

  274 ppi    294 ppi 
 107 ppcm   115 ppcm 

Color Depth 

Color Depth 

  24 bits     24 bits  
  16777216 colors    16777216 colors 

Display Area 

Display Area 

  80.33 %    77.51 % 

Other Features 

Other Features 

 Capacitive   Capacitive 
 Multi-touch   Multi-touch 
 Scratch resistant Scratch resistant

Moto G8 Play Sensors

Sensors

Proximity Proximity
Light Light
Accelerometer Accelerometer
Compass Compass
Gyroscope Gyroscope
Fingerprint Fingerprint

Moto G8 Play Rear Camera

   Primary Camera    

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

 CMOS BSI CMOS BSI

Aperture

Aperture

f/2 f/2

Flash Type

Flash Type

LED Dual LED

 Image Resolution 

 Image Resolution 

4160 x 3120 pixels   4160 x 3120 pixels 
 12.98 MP   12.98 MP 

Video resolution

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels 3840 x 2160 pixels
2.07 MP 8.29 MP

Video FPS

Video FPS

30 fps 30 fps

Features 

Features 

Autofocus  Autofocus 
Continuous shooting  Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Geotagging  Geotagging 
Panorama  Panorama 
HDR  HDR 
Touch focus  Touch focus 
Face detection Face detection
White balance setting  White balance setting 
ISO setting  ISO setting 
Exposure compensation  Exposure compensation 
Self-timer  Self-timer 
Scene mode  Scene mode 
Pixel size- 1.25 um Pixel size - 1.12 um
Phase detection Phase detection
 Laser autofocus

 Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)

 

Pixel size- 1.75 um (#2)
Aperture- f/2.2 (#2)

 Third rear camera- 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)

 

 Pixel size- 1.12 um (#3)
 Aperture- f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view- 117 degree (#3)

Moto G8 play Front Camera

   Secondary  Camera    

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

 CMOS BSI CMOS BSI

Aperture

Aperture

f/2 f/2.2

 Flash Type

Flash Type

LED

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

3264 x 2448 pixels 3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP 7.99 MP

Video Resolution

Video Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP 2.07  MP

Video FPS

Video FPS

30 fps 30 fps

Features 

Features 

Pixel size- 1.12 um
Face unlock  Face unlock

Moto G8 Play Audio

   Audio

Loudspeaker  Loudspeaker 
Earpiece Earpiece
Dolby Audio

Moto G8 Play Radio

   Radio    

Yes Yes

Moto G8 Play Tracking / Positioning

Tracking /  Positioning

GPS GPS
A-GPS A-GPS
GLONASS GLONASS
 BeiDou BeiDou
Galileo
 LTEPP
 SUPL

Moto G8 Play Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi    

 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999) 802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999) 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003) 802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)  802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009) 
 802.11n 5GHz 802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
 Dual band  Wi-Fi Hotspot 
 Wi-Fi Hotspot  Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Display

Moto G8 Play Bluetooth

   Bluetooth  

Version 

Version 

 4.2  4.2

Features 

Features 

A2DP  A2DP 
EDR
LE  LE

Moto G8 Play USB

  USB

Connector Type  

Connector Type  

USB Type-C USB Type-C

Version 

Version 

 2.0  2.0

Features 

Features 

Charging  Charging 
Mass Storage  Mass Storage 
 On-The-Go On-The-Go

Moto G8 Play Headphone Jack

Headphone Jack

Yes Yes

Moto G8 Play Connectivity

Connectivity

 Computer sync   Computer sync 
 OTA sync   OTA sync 
Tethering Tethering
 NFC
 VoLTE  VoLTE
NFC market dependent

Moto G8 Play Browser

   Browser    

HTML  HTML 
HTML5  HTML5 
CSS 3  CSS 3 

Moto G8 Play Audio File Formats /  Codecs

   Audio File Formats /  Codecs    

AAC  AAC 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR  AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2 eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2
FLAC  FLAC 
MIDI  MIDI 
MP3  MP3 
OGG  OGG 
WMA  WMA 
WAV  WAV 

Moto G8 Play Video File Formats /  Codecs

   Video File Formats /  Codecs    

3GPP  3GPP 
AVI   AVI 
H.263 H.263
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video
MKV MKV
MP4 MP4
QuickTime QuickTime
WebM WebM
WMV WMV
Xvid  Xvid

Moto G8 Play Battery

   Battery    

Capacity

Capacity

4000 mAh 3000 MAh

Type 

Type 

Li-Ion Li-Ion

Features 

Features 

Non-removable  Non-removable 
Fast charging Fast charging

Charger Output Power

 Charger Output Power

5 V / 3 A
 9 V / 1.6 A
 12 V / 1.2 A

 Quick Charge Technology

Quick Charge Technology 

 TurboPower

Moto G8 Play Launch

Launch   

Announced 

Announced 

 2019, Oct.  2019, Fab.

Status 

Status 

Release Nov. 2019 Release Fab. 2019

Moto G8 Play Price

Price   

2 GB + 32 GB = 262 $  About 170 $

Moto G8 Play Design

   Design    

Colors 

Colors 

Black Onyx Blue
 Magenta Red Gold

Width 

Width 

 75.4 mm   71.5 mm 
  7.54 cm    7.15 cm 
 0.25 ft   0.23 ft 
  2.97 in    2.81 in 

Height 

Height 

157.6 mm  147.3 mm 
15.76 cm  14.73 cm 
 0.52 ft   0.48 ft 
  6.2 in    5.58 in 

Thickness 

Thickness 

 9 mm   7.99 mm 
  0.9 cm    0.8 cm 
 0.03 ft   0.03 ft 
  0.35 in    0.31 in 

Weight 

Weight 

183 g 149 g
0.4 lbs 0.33 lbs
6.48 oz 5.26 oz

Volume 

Volume 

 106.95 cm3  84.15 cm3
  6.49 in3   5.11 in3

Body Materials

Body Materials

Plastic Aluminium alloy
 Aluminium alloy Polycarbonate

Moto G8 Play SIM Card

   SIM Card    

SIM Card Type  

SIM Card Type  

Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)  Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm) 
Nano-SIM / microSD

Number of SIM Cards 

Number of SIM Cards 

  2   2

Features

Features

 Dual SIM stand-by Dual stand-by

Moto G8 Play Networks

   Networks    

GSM / LTE / W-CDMA / CDMA GSM / LTE / UMTS / CDMA

Moto G8 Play Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth   

   Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth   

 UMTS (384 kbit/s)   UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 EDGE   EDGE 
 GPRS    GPRS  
 HSPA+   HSPA+ 
 LTE LTE Cat 6 (51.0 Mbit/s, 301.0 Mbit/s)
 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)

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