Motorola Moto G8 Plus Vs Sony Xperia 8 Specs Comparison


In this post, we compare Motorola Moto G8 Plus Vs Sony Xperia 8 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 Plus

Sony Xperia 8

Brand and Model   

Brand and Model  

Brand 

Brand 

Motorola
  Sony 

Model 

Model 

Moto G8 Plus
  Xperia 8

Model Alias

Model Alias

Moto G8+
 Xperia8

Moto G8 Plus Operating System (OS) 

Xperia 8 Operating System (OS)

Android 9.0 Pie
Android 9.0 Pie

Moto G8 Plus System on Chip (SOC)

Xperia 8 System on  Chip (SOC)

SOC 

SOC 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
 Qualcomm Snapdragon  630

Process Technology 

Process Technology 

 11 nm 
 14 nm  

CPU

CPU

4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260
4x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53

CPU Bits 

CPU Bits 

 64 bits 
 64 bits  

Instruction Set  

Instruction Set  

 ARMv8
 ARMv8

CPU Frequency 

CPU Frequency 

 2000 MHz  
 2200 MHz   

CPU Cores 

CPU Cores 

 8
  8 

GPU

GPU

Qualcomm Adreno 610
 Qualcomm Adreno 508

Moto G8 Plus RAM Capacity 

Xperia 8 RAM Capacity

  4 GB 4 GB 

RAM Type  

RAM Type  

 LPDDR4X  LPDDR4 

RAM Channels  

RAM Channels  

Double channel Double channel

RAM Frequency  

RAM Frequency  

1333 MHz  1866 MHz 

Moto G8 Plus Storage

Xperia 8 Storage

 64 GB    64 GB  

Moto G8 Plus Memory Cards

Xperia 8 Memory Cards

microSD   microSD 
microSDHC  microSDHC 
microSDXC  microSDXC 

Moto G8 Plus Display

Xperia 8 Display

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

IPS LCD

Diagonal Size 

Diagonal Size 

 6.3 in    6 in  
 160.02 mm    152.4 mm  
 16 cm    15.24 cm  

Width 

Width 

  2.7 in    2.36 in  
  68.5 mm    60.03 mm  
  6.85 cm    6 cm  

Height 

Height 

  5.69 in    5.51 in  
 144.62 mm    140.08 mm  
  14.46 cm    14.01 cm  

Aspect Ratio 

Aspect Ratio 

 2.111:1  2:333:1  

Resolution 

Resolution 

 1080 x 2280 pixels   1080 x 2520  pixels  

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

400 ppi   457 ppi  
 157 ppcm    179 ppcm  

Color Depth 

Color Depth 

  24 bits     24 bits   
  16777216 colors    16777216 colors  

Display Area 

Display Area 

  82.77 %    77.38 %  

Other Features 

Other Features 

 Capacitive   Capacitive  
 Multi-touch   Multi-touch  
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant 
Corning Gorilla Glass 6

Moto G8 Plus Sensors

Xperia 8 Sensors

Proximity  Proximity 
Light  Light 
Accelerometer  Accelerometer 
Compass  Compass 
Gyroscope
Fingerprint Fingerprint
 Magnetometer  Fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button
 Side Sense touch sensors

Moto G8 Plus Rear Camera  

Xperia 8 Rear Camera

 Sensor Model

 Sensor Model

 Sony

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

 CMOS BSI CMOS BSI

Aperture

Aperture

f/1.7  f/1.8

Flash Type

Flash Type

Dual LED LED

 Image Resolution 

 Image Resolution 

 8000 x 6000 pixels   4000 x 3000  pixels  
 48 MP   12 MP  

Video resolution

Video resolution

3840 x 2160 pixels  3264 x 2160  pixels 
8.29 MP  7.05 MP 

Video FPS

Video FPS

30 fps  30 fps 

Features 

Features 

Autofocus  Autofocus  
Continuous shooting  Continuous shooting  
Digital zoom Digital zoom  
Digital image stabilization 
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 - 1.6 um (4-in-1 pixel binning)
Phase detection
 Laser autofocus  6-element lens
 8x digital zoom   2x optical zoom
 1080p @ 120 fps
 720p @ 240 fps

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

 Secondary rear camera- 8 MP

Angle of view- 117 degree (#2)
Aperture size- f12.2 (#2)
Pixel size- 2.0 um (#2)
 1080p @ 120 fps (#2)
 720p @ 30 fps (#2)

 Third rear camera- 5 MP (depth-sensing)

 

 Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
 Pixel size- 1.12 um (#3)

Moto G8 Plus Front Camera

Xperia 8 Front Camera

 Sensor Model

Sensor Model

 Sony Exmor R

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

 CMOS BSI CMOS

Aperture

Aperture

f/2 f/2

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

5984 x 4140 pixels  3264 x 2448  pixels  
24.77 MP   7.99 MP  

Video Resolution

Video Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels  2520 x 1080 pixels 
2.07 MP  2.72 MP 

Video FPS

Video FPS

30 fps  30 fps 

Features 

Features 

 1080p @ 120 fps Pixel size- 1.12 ┬Ám 
Pixel size-1.8 um Sensor size- 1/4" 
Face unlock Wide-angle lens- 84 degree

Moto G8 Plus Audio

Xperia 8 Audio

Loudspeaker  Loudspeaker  
Earpiece Earpiece 
Stereo speakers 192 kHz / 24-bit 
Dolby Audio
 Smart PA Hi-Res Audio 
 Active noise cancellation with dual microphones  Hi-Res Wireless Audio
 LDAC
 Active noise cancellation with dual microphones

Moto G8 Plus Radio

Xperia 8 Radio

Yes   Yes 

Moto G8 Plus Tracking / Positioning

Xperia 8 Tracking /  Positioning

GPS  GPS  
A-GPS  A-GPS  
GLONASS  GLONASS 
 Galileo

Moto G8 Plus Wi-Fi

Xperia 8 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)  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 Plus Bluetooth

Xperia 8 Bluetooth

Version 

Version 

 5.0  5.0 

Features 

Features 

A2DP  A2DP 
EDR AVRCP
DIP
GAP
HDP
HID
HSP
LE LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PNAP/PAB
GAVDP  
SPP

Moto G8 Plus USB

Xperia 8 USB

Connector Type  

Connector Type  

USB Type-C  USB Type-C 

Version 

Version 

 3.1   2.0 

Features 

Features 

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

Moto G8 Plus Headphone Jack

Xperia 8 Headphone Jack

Yes  Yes

Moto G8 Plus Connectivity

Xperia 8 Connectivity

 Computer sync   Computer sync  
 OTA sync   OTA sync  
Tethering  Tethering 
NFC  NFC 
 VoLTE
NFC support is market dependent   DLNA 

Moto G8 Plus Browser

Xperia 8 Browser

HTML  HTML  
HTML5  HTML5  
CSS 3  CSS 3  

Moto G8 Plus Audio File Formats / Codecs

Xperia 8 Audio File Formats /  Codecs  

AAC  AAC  
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR  AAC+ / aaPlus / HE-AAC v1 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR  
AMR-WB 
aptX / apt-X  aptX / apt-X 
aptX HD / apt-X HD / HE-AAC v2 
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2 eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2 
FLAC  FLAC  
M4A 
MIDI  MIDI  
MP3  MP3  
OGG  OGG  
WMA  WMA  
WAV  WAV  
LDAC 

Moto G8 Plus Video File Formats / Codecs    

Xperia 8 Video File Formats /  Codecs  

3GPP  3GPP  
AVI  
AVI  DivX 
 Flash Video
H.263 
H.263 H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC Video 
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video H.265 / MPEG-4 Part 2 / HEVC 
MKV MKV 
MP4 MP4
QuickTime Quick Time
VP8 
VP9 
WebM WebM 
WMV WMV 
Xvid Xvid 

Moto G8 Plus Battery

Xperia 8 Battery

Capacity

Capacity

4000 mAh  2760 mAh  

Type 

Type 

Li-Ion  Li-Polymer 

Features 

Features 

Non-removable  Non-removable 
Fast charging Fast charging 

Charger Output Power

Charge Output Power

5 V / 3 A 9 V / 2 A 
9 V / 1.6 A
 12 V / 1.2 A

 Quick Charge Technology

 Quick Charge Technology

 Turbo Power

Moto G8 Plus Launch

Xperia 8 Launch

Announced 

Announced 

 2019, Oct.  2019, October

Status 

Status 

Release Nov. 2019 Release Oct. 2019

Moto G8 Plus Price

Xperia 8 Price

4 GB + 64 GB = 290 $ 4 GB + 64 GB = 505 $ 

Moto G8 Plus Design

Xperia 8 Design

Colors 

Colors 

Crystal Pink  Black 
Cosic Blue Blue 
White
Orange

Certification

Certifications

 IP65
 IP68

Width 

Width 

 75.8 mm   69 mm  
  7.58 cm    6.9 cm  
 0.25 ft    0.23 ft  
  2.98 in    2.72 in  

Height 

Height 

158.4 mm   158 mm  
15.84 cm   15.8 cm  
 0.52 ft    0.52 ft  
  6.24 in    6.22 in  

Thickness 

Thickness 

 9.1 mm   8.1 mm  
  0.91 cm    0.81 cm  
 0.03 ft    0.03 ft  
  0.36 in    0.32 in  

Weight 

Weight 

188 g   170 g 
0.41 lbs   0.37 Ibs 
6.63 oz   6 oz 

Volume 

Volume 

 109.26 cm3   88.31 cm3  
  6.64 in3   5.36 in3  

Body Materials

Body Materials

Aluminium alloy Aluminium alloy
Glass  Glass

Moto G8 Plus SIM Card

Xperia 8 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   1 

Features

Features

 Dual SIM stand-by  Dual SIM optional

Moto G8 Plus Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth   

Xperia 8 Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth

 UMTS (384 kbit/s)   UMTS (384 kbit/s)  
 EDGE   EDGE  
 GPRS    GPRS   
 HSPA+   HSPA+  
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL  LTE Cat 12 (102.0 Mbit/s, 603 Mbit/s)  
 EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)

Moto G8 Plus Networks

Xperia 8 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 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz

W-CDMA

UMTS

W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5) UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8) UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
 W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)  UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
 W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2) UMTS 190 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1) UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)

LTE 

LTE

 LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)  LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
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 (B19)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
  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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