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Motorola Moto G (2023)VS
Galaxy S10+
$170New
$184Refurbished
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Updated January 10, 2024·

If camera quality is very important to you, the Samsung Galaxy S10+ offers better still photo and video quality with a more versatile camera setup, including telephoto and ultrawide options, while the Motorola Moto G (2023) has a simpler camera system and lower photo quality. For battery life, the Motorola Moto G (2023) lasts longer on a single charge. The Galaxy S10+ has a superior OLED screen with higher resolution, which is noticeably better than the Moto G's LCD screen, but it comes at the cost of shorter battery life. Both phones have the same storage capacity and run on Android, but the Galaxy S10+ has more RAM, which can provide smoother performance. The Moto G's newer release might mean longer software support, whereas the S10+ is older but comes with features such as wireless charging and a high-quality build with glass back. Choose the Galaxy S10+ for a better screen and camera and the Moto G for longer battery life and a more budget-friendly option. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Overall Camera Quality

4.5
Motorola Moto G (2023)
Galaxy S10+
5.4
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) both have poor overall camera quality, though the Samsung Galaxy S10+ has somewhat better overall camera quality.

Photo Quality

4.5
Motorola Moto G (2023)
Galaxy S10+
5.4
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) both have poor photos, though the Samsung Galaxy S10+ takes somewhat better photos.

Video Quality

4.3
Motorola Moto G (2023)
Galaxy S10+
5.5
The Samsung Galaxy S10+ and Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) both have poor videos, though the Samsung Galaxy S10+ takes somewhat better videos.

Battery

8.9 Hours
Motorola Moto G (2023)
Galaxy S10+
7.3 Hours
The Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) has 8.9 hours of battery life. The Samsung Galaxy S10+ has 7.3 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) has a screen size of 6.5 inches and the Samsung Galaxy S10+ is 6.4 inches.

Cost

$170
Motorola Moto G (2023)
Galaxy S10+
$184
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The Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) has a price of $170 and the Samsung Galaxy S10+ costs $184.
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How the Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023) and the Samsung Galaxy S10+ compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023)Samsung Galaxy S10+
Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023)Samsung Galaxy S10+

GENERAL

Price
$170
$184
Brand
MotorolaSamsung
Operating System
AndroidAndroid
Release Date
May 25, 2023March 8, 2019

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.5"6.4"
Resolution
1600 x 7203040 x 1440
Variable refresh rate
NoYes
Pixels Per Inch
270522
Display Type
LCDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
SD480+SD855
Internal Storage
128 gb128 gb
RAM
4 gb6 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
4.5/105.5/10
Photos Score
4.5/105.4/10
Videos Score
4.3/105.5/10
Rear Cameras
Main, MacroMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
48 megapixels12 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
8.9 hours7.3 hours
Battery Capacity
5000 mah4100 mah
Wireless Charging
NoYes
Wireless charging Speed
0 w15 w
Reverse wireless charging
NoYes (4.5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
6.46" x 2.95"6.2" x 2.92"
Weight
6.67 oz6.17 oz
Back Material
PlasticGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoNo

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesNo
Bluetooth Version
5.15.0
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
56
NFC
NoYes
US 5G Bands
(SA/NSA/Sub6)2, 5, 7, 12, 14, 25, 26, 29, 30, 41, 48, 66, 70, 71, 78N/A

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor: SideFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Under Display
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Ink BluePrism Black, Prism White, Prism Green, Prism Blue, Flamingo Pink, Ceramic Black, Ceramic White
Stock Android
YesNo
SD Card
YesYes

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better CameraSamsung Galaxy S10+
Better BatteryMotorola Motorola Moto G (2023)
Better ScreenSamsung Galaxy S10+
Better performanceSamsung Galaxy S10+

Shopping

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Motorola Motorola Moto G (2023)

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Android Authority

Ryan Haines | September 2023
"If you're after Motorola's simplest, most affordable 5G experience, you'll find it in the Moto G 5G (2023). It covers the basics nicely and holds onto creature comforts like a headphone jack and expandable storage, though Motorola's update promise is still lacking and there's still no NFC for contactless payments. An upgraded 120Hz refresh rate, decent primary camera, and battery-sipping processor help to make the Moto G 5G (2023)'s price cut even more valuable."

Samsung Galaxy S10+

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Tom's Guide

Mark Spoonauer | August 2020
"This handset gives you a big and immersive full-screen experience, very capable cameras and fast performance in a slick design. Samsung also deserves credit for how seamlessly the ultrasonic fingerprint sensor and Wireless PowerShare features work."

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.

About Samsung

Samsung is one of the most recognizable names in the smartphone industry, standing as the undisputed best-selling brand of Android smartphones in the United States for many years now. Samsung is known for offering a variety of smartphones in all available price points, as well as for implementing cutting-edge technology and innovative features in their flagship devices, ones that often shape the market going forward. The company offers its own unique spin on Android, called One UI, which focuses on offering a multitude of features and is heavily customizable, according to user preference.

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