Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy A8 vs Motorola Droid Maxx 2

Samsung Galaxy A8
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Motorola Droid Maxx 2
motorola droid maxx 2
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola
Announced July 2015 October 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Available - October 2015
Price Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold Deep Sea Blue, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
148 x 75 x 10.9 mm
(5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint sensor -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 73.99% 74.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS; recording FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar] 21 MP, 5248 x 3936 [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Battery
Capacity 3050 mAh 3630 mAh
Stand by - Up to 576 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 48 h (3G)
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