Motorola Moto G7 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto G7 Plus vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.4 Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.6 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.2 Design & Materials 5.9 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.1 Performance & Hardware 6.2 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.4 Camera 6.6 Camera
Connectivity score 7.3 Connectivity 7.7 Connectivity
Battery score 4.1 Battery 6.4 Battery

User reviews

User score
8.4
38 opinions
8.3
26 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.24" 6.3"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 82% useful 82% useful
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19:9
Dimensions 75.3 mm
157.0 mm
8.3 mm
75.8 mm
158.4 mm
9.1 mm
Weight 172 g 188 g
Micro SnapD. 636
Octa-Core
SnapD. 665
Octa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 64 GB
AnTuTu 116.317
v7
143.000
v7
Battery 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Main Camera 1
16 Mpx · ƒ/1.7

2
1
48 Mpx · ƒ/1.7

2 3
Selfie Camera SELF 12 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 20.7 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 9.0 P

Brand

Brand Motorola Motorola
Aliases XT1965-3 --

Release Date

Release date February 2019,
2 years ago
October 2019,
1 year ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market International Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Motorola Moto G7 Plus
Motorola Moto G8 Plus
Motorola Moto G7 Plus
Motorola Moto G8 Plus
Size
75.3 mm
157.0 mm
8.3 mm
Print 3D Model
75.8 mm
158.4 mm
9.1 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 172 g 188 g
Usable surface 82 % 82 %
Materials Aluminium alloy Aluminium alloy, P2i Nano coating
Resistance - -
Colors
Blue

Red
Blue

Red

Screen

Diagonal 6.24" 6.3"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2270 px
FHD+
1080 x 2280 px
Density 403 Pixels per inch 400 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Water Drop Notch
  • LED Notifications
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
7.7
8.1
Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.3
9.0
Is it comfortable?
8.8
8.8
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
7.7
8.2
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
CPU 8x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 14 nm 11 nm
Frequency 1.8 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 509 Qualcomm Adreno 610

RAM

RAM 4 GB 4 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Antutu

Score
116.317
Antutu v7
Overall performance better than 63% of devices
143.000
Antutu v7
Overall performance better than 67% of devices

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 64 GB
Type -- --
SD Slot Yes ,
Independent SD slot
Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Magnetometer

Others

Notifications LED LED Notifications --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.6
9.5
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
8.7
8.5
What's your experience been with demanding games?
7.6
8.0
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Double rear camera Triple rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 16 Mpx 48 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type CMOS BSI CMOS BSI
Aperture ƒ/ 1.7 ƒ/ 1.7
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.22 µm 0.80 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
2
Camera type


Wide Angle lens
Resolution
5 Mpx
16 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Unknown
Type
--
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
--
2.00 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
--
--
3
Camera type
--

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
5 Mpx
Sensor
Unknown
Type
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
Sensor size
--

Features

Flash Dual LED Dual LED
Optical Stabilisation Yes No
Slow Motion Video Yes,
240 fps
Yes,
240 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Dual camera
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • 4K Video
  • Digital zoom
  • Triple camera
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 12 Mpx 20.7 Mpx
Sensor Unknown Unknown
Type -- --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.25 µm 0.90 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size -- --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score
80
Mobile
84
Photo
72
Video
--

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.1
9.0
Quality of nighttime photos
7.6
7.9
Quality of selfies
8.3
8.5
Does it have a powerful flash?
9.0
8.3
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • APT-x

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Galileo

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.778 W/Kg on head
1.732 W/Kg on body
--
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

0.380 W/Kg on head
1.420 W/Kg on body
--

Others

Others
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.3
9.2
Quality of the GPS
9.3
9.0
And the WiFi?
8.9
8.7
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
4000 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Fast charge Yes,
27.0W
Yes,
15.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 11%
    Less than half day
  • 39%
    Less than a day
  • 45%
    One day
  • 5%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 4%
    Less than a day
  • 40%
    One day
  • 56%
    More than one day
  • 0%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 10
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • Android 9.0 Pie
    Android 9.0 P, 2 years ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 46%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 49%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 5%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 44%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 44%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 12%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 68%
    Every six months
  • 32%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 5%
    Once a year
  • 35%
    Every six months
  • 60%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
38 opinions
26 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Intern  •  4GB  •  64GB  •  XT1965-3 Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  4GB  •  64GB Change