Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus – Review, specifications and prices

The new Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 device has a 1 camera setup with a main lens of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f MP, Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) processor chipset and a battery of 3000 mAh. On other side, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Phones specifications
Screen Display 5.3 in (inches) 6.7 in (inches)
Processor Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G
Operating System One UI 3.0 One UI 3.0
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels 1080 x 2520 pixels
RAM 4 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 64 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes),128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 16 MP 48/8/5/2 MP
Front Camera 5 MP 16 MP
Battery 3000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 runs on Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 4x Cortex-A55 and 64 bit architecture. Running on One UI 3.0 operating system.

The Samsung Exynos 850 (S5E3830) is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G.

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.4 GHz Kryo 475, 1 core of 2.2 GHz Kryo 475 and 6 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 475. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2400 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on One UI 3.0 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ARM Mali-G52 gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has the Qualcomm Adreno 620 graphics processor.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 battery capacity is 3000 mAh which is a 66.6% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus. Some features include Fast charging and Removable.
The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus battery include Fast charging, Non-removable and TurboPower.

Screen

The smartphone is using a TFT display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 5.3 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is featuring a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is a 26.4% smaller than Motorola Moto G 5G Plus screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Capacitive 2.5D curved glass screen
Multi-touch 90 Hz refresh rate
Scratch resistant Capacitive
Wet finger and glove-on working technology HDR10
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is carrying a ram memory of 4 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) or 6 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 4 gigabytes.

The maximum ram capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 4 gigabytes ,which is a 50% smaller than the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus with 6 gigabytes

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with or 64 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 64 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 is 64 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less than the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus with 128 gigabytes

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 rear camera setup is composed by 1 lenses of 16 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 1.2 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 48/8/5/2 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/2.2 f/2.2 respectively.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
Autofocus 2 cm shooting distance (#2)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 118° (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Exposure compensation Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3)
Face detection Aperture size – f/2.2 (#4)
Geotagging Autofocus
HDR Continuous shooting
ISO settings Digital image stabilization
Panorama Digital zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Exposure compensation
Scene mode Face detection
Self-timer Fourth rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus Geotagging
White balance settings HDR
ISO settings
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Macro mode
Night Vision
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#3)
Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#4)
RAW
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 5 MP (macro)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 comes with a 5 MP in the front.

The Motorola Moto G 5G Plus has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
5 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.0
Digital image stabilization
Face unlock
Night Vision
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2)
Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Scene mode
Secondary front camera – 8 MP
Self-timer
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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.

Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
EDGE 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+(42.2/ 5.76 Mbit/s) Built-in 5G modem
LTE EDGE
UMTS(384 kbit/s) EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
LTE
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Samsung Galaxy XCover 5 price is $350 and the Motorola Moto G 5G Plus price tag is $400 (4 GB + 64 GB) or $450 (6 GB + 128 GB)

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