Phone Comparison - Motorola Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Samsung Galaxy A71

Price Comparison (India) - -

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung Samsung
Announced October 2014 March 2017 December 2019
Status Available - November 2014 Available - April 2017 Available. Released 2020, January
Price - Rs. 57,900 ($720.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 29,999 ($0.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Midnight Blue, Cloud White Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold Prism Crush White, Black, Pink, Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 in)
163.6 x 76.0 x 7.7 mm
(6.44 x 2.99 x 0.3 in)
Weight 184 g (6.49 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 179 g (6.31 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
LTE LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 66(1700/2100)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant - - Fingerprint Sensor(In-display)
Notification LED - Yes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat) Android 10.0
Processor Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo)
Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver), Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730 (8 nm)
GPU Adreno 420 Adreno 540 Adreno 618
RAM 3 GB 4 GB 8 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 64 GB 128 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5 Full HD+ Infinity-O Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.96 inches 5.8 inches 6.7 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (568 ppi) 1080 x 2400 pixels (393 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.05% 84.06% 87.08%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP 64 MP + 12 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP
Flash Dual-LED Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 aperture, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And 9MP Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama 64 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2", 0.8┬Ám, PDAF
12 MP, f/2.2, 13mm (ultrawide)
5 MP, f/2.2, depth sensor
5 MP, f/2.4, macro camera
Panorama, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, 1080p@960fps; gyro-EIS
Front Camera 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar] 32 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide)
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA, LTE, VoLTE HSPA, LTE-A
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM 128 GB, 8 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present barometer sensor not present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present heart rate sensor not present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 25W
Capacity 3220 mAh 3000 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by Up to 330 h - -
Talk Time Up to 24 h - -