Motorola Moto G8 Play Vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus Specs Comparison


In this post, we compare Motorola Moto G8 Play Vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus 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 G8 Plus

Brand and Model   

Brand and Model   

Brand 

Brand 

Motorola
Motorola

Model 

Model 

Moto G8 Play
Moto G8 Plus

Model Alias

Model Alias

Moto G8Play
Moto G8+

Moto G8 Play Operating System (OS)

Moto G8 Plus Operating System (OS) 

Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Moto G8 Play System on Chip (SOC)

Moto G8 Plus System on Chip (SOC)

SOC 

SOC 

Media Tek Helio P70 (MT6771V)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665

Process Technology 

Process Technology 

 12 nm 
 11 nm 

CPU

CPU

4x 2.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A73
4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260
4x 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260

CPU Bits 

CPU Bits 

 64 bits 
 64 bits 

Instruction Set  

Instruction Set  

 ARMv8-A
 ARMv8

CPU Frequency 

CPU Frequency 

 2100 MHz  
 2000 MHz  

CPU Cores 

CPU Cores 

 8
 8

GPU

GPU

ARM Mali-G72 MP3
Qualcomm Adreno 610

 GPU Cores

GPU Cores 

 3

 GPU Frequency

GPU Frequency 

 900 MHz

Moto G8 Play RAM Capacity 

Moto G8 Plus RAM Capacity 

  2 GB
  4 GB

RAM Type  

RAM Type  


 LPDDR4X

RAM Channels  

RAM Channels  


Double channel

RAM Frequency  

RAM Frequency  


1333 MHz

Moto G8 Play Storage

Moto G8 Plus Storage

 32 GB 
 64 GB 

Moto G8 Play Memory Cards

Moto G8 Plus Memory Cards

microSD
microSD
microSDHC
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSDXC

Moto G8 Play Display

Moto G8 Plus Display

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

IPS
IPS

Diagonal Size 

Diagonal Size 

 6.2 in 
 6.3 in 
 157.48 mm 
 160.02 mm 
 15.75 cm 
 16 cm 

Width 

Width 

  2.63 in 
  2.7 in 
  66.7 mm 
  68.5 mm 
  6.67 cm 
  6.85 cm 

Height 

Height 

  5.62 in 
  5.69 in 
 142.66 mm 
 144.62 mm 
  14.27 cm 
  14.46 cm 

Aspect Ratio 

Aspect Ratio 

 2.139:1
 2.111:1

Resolution 

Resolution 

 720 x 1540 pixels 
 1080 x 2280 pixels 

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

  274 ppi 
400 ppi
 107 ppcm 
 157 ppcm 

Color Depth 

Color Depth 

  24 bits  
  24 bits  
  16777216 colors 
  16777216 colors 

Display Area 

Display Area 

  80.33 % 
  82.77 % 

Other Features 

Other Features 

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

Moto G8 Play Sensors

Moto G8 Plus Sensors

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

 Magnetometer

Moto G8 Play Rear Camera

Moto G8 Plus Rear Camera  

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

 CMOS BSI
 CMOS BSI

Aperture

Aperture

f/2
f/1.7

Flash Type

Flash Type

LED
Dual LED

 Image Resolution 

 Image Resolution 

4160 x 3120 pixels 
 8000 x 6000 pixels 
 12.98 MP 
 48 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 

 Sensor size-1/2.25"
Pixel size- 1.25 um
Pixel size - 1.6 um (4-in-1 pixel binning) 
Phase detection
Phase detection
 Laser autofocus
 Laser autofocus

 8x digital zoom

 1080p @ 120 fps

 720p @ 240 fps

 Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)

 Secondary rear camera - 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)


Angle of view- 117 degree (#2)
Pixel size- 1.75 um (#2)
Aperture size- f12.2 (#2)
Aperture- f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size- 2.0 um (#2)

 1080p @ 120 fps (#2)

 720p @ 30 fps (#2)

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

 Third rear camera- 5 MP (depth-sensing)

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

Moto G8 play Front Camera

Moto G8 Plus Front Camera

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

 CMOS BSI
 CMOS BSI

Aperture

Aperture

f/2
f/2

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

3264 x 2448 pixels
5984 x 4140 pixels
7.99 MP
24.77 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 


 1080p @ 120 fps

Pixel size-1.8 um
 Face unlock
Face unlock

Moto G8 Play Audio

Moto G8 Plus Audio

Loudspeaker 
Loudspeaker 
Earpiece
Earpiece

Stereo speakers

Dolby Audio

 Smart PA

 Active noise cancellation with dual microphones

Moto G8 Play Radio

Moto G8 Plus Radio

Yes
Yes

Moto G8 Play Tracking / Positioning

Moto G8 Plus Tracking / Positioning

GPS
GPS
A-GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GLONASS
 BeiDou

Galileo
  Galileo
 LTEPP

 SUPL

Moto G8 Play Wi-Fi

Moto G8 Plus 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

802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)
 Dual band
Dual band
 Wi-Fi Hotspot 
 Wi-Fi Hotspot 
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Direct
 Wi-Fi Display
Wi-Fi Display 

Moto G8 Play Bluetooth

Moto G8 Plus Bluetooth

Version 

Version 

 4.2
 5.0

Features 

Features 

A2DP 
A2DP 

EDR
LE
LE

Moto G8 Play USB

Moto G8 Plus USB

Connector Type  

Connector Type  

USB Type-C
USB Type-C

Version 

Version 

 2.0
 3.1

Features 

Features 

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

Moto G8 Play Headphone Jack

Moto G8 Plus Headphone Jack

Yes
Yes

Moto G8 Play Connectivity

Moto G8 Plus Connectivity

 Computer sync 
 Computer sync 
 OTA sync 
 OTA sync 
Tethering
Tethering

NFC
 VoLTE
 VoLTE

NFC support is market dependent 

Moto G8 Play Browser

Moto G8 Plus Browser

HTML 
HTML 
HTML5 
HTML5 
CSS 3 
CSS 3 

Moto G8 Play Audio File Formats /  Codecs

Moto G8 Plus Audio File Formats / Codecs

AAC 
AAC 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR 

aptX / apt-X 
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

Moto G8 Plus 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

Moto G8 Plus Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4000 mAh
4000 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
5 V / 3 A
 9 V / 1.6 A
9 V / 1.6 A
 12 V / 1.2 A
 12 V / 1.2 A

 Quick Charge Technology

 Quick Charge Technology

 TurboPower
 Turbo Power

Moto G8 Play Launch

Moto G8 Plus Launch

Announced 

Announced 

 2019, Oct.
 2019, Oct.

Status 

Status 

Release Nov. 2019
Release Nov. 2019

Moto G8 Play Price

Moto G8 Plus Price

2 GB + 32 GB = 262 $
4 GB + 64 GB = 290 $

Moto G8 Play Design

Moto G8 Plus Design

Colors 

Colors 

Black Onyx
Crystal Pink
 Magenta Red
Cosic Blue

Width 

Width 

 75.4 mm 
 75.8 mm 
  7.54 cm 
  7.58 cm 
 0.25 ft 
 0.25 ft 
  2.97 in 
  2.98 in 

Height 

Height 

157.6 mm 
158.4 mm 
15.76 cm 
15.84 cm 
 0.52 ft 
 0.52 ft 
  6.2 in 
  6.24 in 

Thickness 

Thickness 

 9 mm 
 9.1 mm 
  0.9 cm 
  0.91 cm 
 0.03 ft 
 0.03 ft 
  0.35 in 
  0.36 in 

Weight 

Weight 

183 g
188 g
0.4 lbs
0.41 lbs
6.48 oz
6.63 oz

Volume 

Volume 

 106.95 cm3
 109.26 cm3
  6.49 in3
  6.64 in3

Body Materials

Body Materials

Plastic
Aluminium alloy
 Aluminium alloy
Glass

Moto G8 Play SIM Card

Moto G8 Plus 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
Nano-SIM / microSD

Number of SIM Cards 

Number of SIM Cards 

  2
  2

Features

Features

 Dual SIM stand-by
 Dual SIM stand-by

Moto G8 Play Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth   

Moto G8 Plus Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth   

 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 UMTS (384 kbit/s) 
 EDGE 
 EDGE 
 GPRS  
 GPRS  
 HSPA+ 
 HSPA+ 
 LTE
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)
 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)

Moto G8 Play Networks

Moto G8 Plus Networks

GSM

GSM

GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)

 CDMA

CDMA

 CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz

W-CDMA

W-CDMA

W-SDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-SDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-SDMA 900 MHz (B19) 
 W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
 W-SDMA 1700 MHz (B4) 
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4) 
 W-SDMA 1900 MHz (B2) 
 W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)

LTE

LTE 

LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28) 
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28) 
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
 LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
 LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)

LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
 LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
 LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
 LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
  LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
  LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
  LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
  LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) 
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) 

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