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Updated January 10, 2024·

If camera quality is a priority and you're willing to pay more, the Google Pixel 8 Pro has better overall camera performance. The Motorola Edge+ (2023) offers a longer battery life, which might be more important if you're often away from a charger. Both phones have large screens, but the Edge+ has a slightly higher refresh rate, which could make for smoother scrolling and gaming. The Edge+ also offers more storage space, which is beneficial if you store a lot of apps, photos, and videos. Both run on Android and are made of glass, but the Pixel 8 Pro is generally more expensive. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Excellent for taking photos
  • Very good for recording videos
Advantages of the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)
  • Very good battery life

Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

9.1
Pixel 8 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
6.3
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has excellent overall camera quality, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) has only fair overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

9.3
Pixel 8 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
6.2
The Google Pixel 8 Pro takes excellent photos, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) takes only fair photos.

Video Quality

8.0
Pixel 8 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
5.8
The Google Pixel 8 Pro takes very good videos, while the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) takes poor videos.

Battery

7.8 Hours
Pixel 8 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
9.3 Hours
The Google Pixel 8 Pro has 7.8 hours of battery life. The Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) has 9.3 hours of battery life.

Cost

$799
Pixel 8 Pro
Motorola Edge+ (2023)
$600
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The Google Pixel 8 Pro has a price of $799 and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) costs $600.
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Key similarities

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Screen Size

The Google Pixel 8 Pro has a screen size of 6.7 inches and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) is 6.67 inches.

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How the Google Pixel 8 Pro and the Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023) compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Google Pixel 8 ProMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)
Google Pixel 8 ProMotorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)

GENERAL

Price
$799
$600
Brand
GoogleMotorola
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
October 12, 2023May 19, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.7"6.67"
Resolution
2992 x 13442400 x 1080
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
489395
Display Type
OLEDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
TensorG3SD8G2
Internal Storage
128 GB512 GB
RAM
12 GB8 GB

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
9.1/106.3/10
Photos Score
9.3/106.2/10
Videos Score
8/105.8/10
Rear Cameras
Main, Ultrawide, Super TelephotoMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
50 megapixels + OIS50 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.8 Hours9.3 Hours
Battery Capacity
5050 mAh5100 mAh
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
23 W15 W
Reverse wireless charging
Yes (5 watts)Yes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.4" x 3.01"6.35" x 2.91"
Weight
7.51 oz7.16 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.35.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
77
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78, 257, 258, 260, 261 (SA/NSA/Sub6) 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 48, 66, 71, 77, 78 (SA/NSA/Sub6/mmWave)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 12, 14, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 38, 41, 41, 48, 66, 70, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under DisplayFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
Yes (Except Verizon Models)No
Color
Bay, Porcelain, ObsidianInterstellar Black
Stock Android
YesYes
SD Card
NoNo

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Google Pixel 8 Pro

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The Guardian

Samuel Gibbs | October 2023
"The screen, body, performance and battery life are all good. The Pixel has a distinctive look that elevates it from the many of the competition, too. It has a really great camera system, with an array of advanced AI-infused editing tools that blur the line between what’s real and what’s fake. But the biggest upgrade is in the full seven years of software support, bringing the Pixel up to par with Apple and outlasting all but the Fairphone 5 on the Android side."

Motorola Motorola Edge+ (2023)

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DigitalTrends

Joe Maring | May 2023
"Just about everything I want in a high-end Android phone is here. The Edge Plus looks and feels [sic] great, the display is outstanding, performance is rock-solid, the software is organized and helpful, battery life is phenomenal, and it doesn’t take too long to get the phone back to 100% when it does eventually die. The best part? You get all of that for hundreds of dollars less than similar phones from Google and Samsung."

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About Google

Google can be considered a relatively new player in the smartphone industry, joining as late as 2016 with their phone, the Google Pixel. Since then, the Pixel lineup has undergone many changes, but it has always been characterized by a focus on photography and clean software, by providing a pure Android experience. By virtue of Google being the creator of the Android operating system, Pixels are known for receiving timely software updates and for being supported with updates for a long time. Additionally, over the past few generations of devices, Google started designing their own processors. This allowed for the implementation of unique software features that are not present in any other phone, such as automatic call screening and unique voice transcribing capabilities.

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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