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Updated January 10, 2024·

If you prioritize a higher quality camera for both still photos and videos, the Apple iPhone 15 Plus is a stronger option, though it is indeed more expensive than the Motorola Edge+ (2022). Additionally, if battery life is important to you, the iPhone 15 Plus also offers slightly longer battery life. However, if cost is a major consideration for you and you're looking for a phone with a high screen refresh rate for smoother visuals, the Motorola Edge+ (2022) provides a high refresh rate at a lower price point. The Edge+ also offers more storage space out of the box, which could be beneficial if you store a lot of media. Keep in mind that the iPhone 15 Plus runs on iOS, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) uses Android, so your preference for an operating system could also influence your decision. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Apple iPhone 15 Plus
  • Very good for taking photos
  • Excellent for recording videos
  • Very good battery life
  • Very good display quality
  • Best in class performance
Advantages of the Motorola Edge+ (2022)
  • The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has no clear advantages over the Apple iPhone 15 Plus.

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

8.6
iPhone 15 Plus
Edge+ (2022)
5.8
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus has very good overall camera quality, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) has poor overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

8.5
iPhone 15 Plus
Edge+ (2022)
5.8
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus takes very good photos, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) takes poor photos.

Video Quality

9.1
iPhone 15 Plus
Edge+ (2022)
5.7
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus takes excellent videos, while the Motorola Edge+ (2022) takes poor videos.

Battery

8.9 Hours
iPhone 15 Plus
Edge+ (2022)
6.2 Hours
The Apple iPhone 15 Plus has 8.9 hours of battery life. The Motorola Edge+ (2022) has 6.2 hours of battery life.

Cost

$929
iPhone 15 Plus
Edge+ (2022)
$850
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$400

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$800

$1,000

$1,200

$1,400

The Apple iPhone 15 Plus has a price of $929 and the Motorola Edge+ (2022) costs $850.
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Key similarities

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Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 15 Plus has a screen size of 6.7 inches and the Motorola Edge+ (2022) is 6.7 inches.

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How the Apple iPhone 15 Plus and the Motorola Edge+ (2022) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 15 PlusMotorola Edge+ (2022)
Apple iPhone 15 PlusMotorola Edge+ (2022)

GENERAL

Price
$929
$850
Brand
AppleMotorola
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 22, 2023March 24, 2022

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"6.7"
Resolution
2796 x 12902400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
460393
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A16SD8G1
Internal Storage
128 GB512 GB
RAM
6 GB8 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
8.7/105.9/10
Photos Score
8.5/105.8/10
Videos Score
9.2/105.7/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide
Main Camera
48 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
8.9 Hours6.2 Hours
Battery Capacity
4383 mAh4800 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
15 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
NoYes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.33" x 3.06"6.42" x 2.99"
Weight
7.09 oz6.91 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.35.2
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78, 79, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 53, 66, 70, 71, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)2, 5, 7, 12, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Yellow, Pink, Blue, Green, BlackStardust White, Cosmos Blue
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoNo

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Apple iPhone 15 Plus

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PC Mag

Eric Zeman | October 2023
"Apple's iPhone 15 Plus is the phone to get if battery life and budget are your top concerns. It outlasts the iPhone 15 and 15 Pro, coming in second only to the top-shelf Pro Max. Otherwise, it includes a larger display than the standard iPhone 15, the same speedy processor, a fine pair of cameras, excellent wireless radios, and a waterproof build."

Motorola Edge+ (2022)

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PhoneArena

Iskren Gaidarov | November 2022
"Simply put, the Motorola Edge 30 Pro offers great battery life. When it comes to real-life charging, this phone is blazing fast. This phone is a beast of a performer, with a great display and battery life, and should not get overshadowed by more popular brands. [Note: The "Edge 30 Pro" and "Edge+ (2022) are the same phone but have different names in different markets.]"

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About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

About Motorola

Motorola, a well-known name in the smartphone world, has a long-standing legacy in the industry, with a history dating back to the early days of mobile phones. The brand is mostly known for striking a balance between affordability and functionality, as well as providing a clean and straightforward interface with their software skin on top of Android. While they have traditionally been prominent in the budget and midrange categories, Motorola has also occasionally ventured into the high-end category for smartphones.

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