Motorola Edge S vs Samsung Galaxy A31 – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S mobile phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Samsung Galaxy A31 also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A31
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.4 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 MediaTek Helio P65
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 1080 x 2400 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 48/8/5/5 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 20 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P65.

Meanwhile, the Samsung Galaxy A31 has a MediaTek Helio P65, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 and 6 cores of 1.7 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Samsung Galaxy A31 has the ARM Mali-G52 graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh, which is the same as Samsung Galaxy A31. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Samsung Galaxy A31 battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The smartphone is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A31 is featuring a Super AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.4 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is a 4.6% bigger than Samsung Galaxy A31 screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A31
2.5D curved glass screen 2.5D curved glass screen
90 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
Capacitive Infinity-U Display
Corning Gorilla Glass Multi-touch
HDR10 Scratch resistant
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Samsung Galaxy A31 is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A31.

The maximum capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 33.33% bigger than the Samsung Galaxy A31 with 6 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Samsung Galaxy A31.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Samsung Galaxy A31 with 128 gigabytes.

Samsung Galaxy A31 gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Samsung Galaxy A31 rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/5 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/2.0 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A31
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4)
Digital image stabilization Autofocus
Digital zoom Continuous shooting
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Face detection
Geotagging Fourth rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
HDR Geotagging
ISO settings HDR
Laser autofocus (LAF) ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Panorama
Optical zoom Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide)
PDAF (#2) Self-timer
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Third rear camera – 5 MP (depth-sensing)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Touch focus
Scene mode White balance settings
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Samsung Galaxy A31 has a 20 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A31
16 MP 20 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.2
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Biometric recognition
Face unlock HDR
HDR
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S Samsung Galaxy A31
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA GPRS
Built-in 5G modem HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
EDGE LTE Cat 10(102.0/452.2 Mbit/s)
GPRS UMTS(384 kbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Samsung Galaxy A31 price tag is $200

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