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Motorola MOTO Z9

Apr 1, 2008
Market status

US carrier availability

Discontinued: AT&T


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  • Lacks an ambient light sensor for automatic screen brightness adjustment




The Motorola Moto Z9 is a slider variant of the RAZR2 V9, coming in the same deep burgundy red color and design language. It is 3G capable phone with 2-megapixel camera, microSD slot for memory and Synergy OS.

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  • Dimensions:
    • 4.48 x 2.11 x 0.55 inches (114 x 53.5 x 14 mm)
  • Weight:
    • 4.90 oz (139 g)
      the average is 5.1 oz (145 g)


  • Physical size:
    • 2.4 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 240 x 320 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 167 ppi
  • Technology:

    Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

    • TFT
  • Screen-to-body ratio:
    • 29.25 %
  • Colors:
    • 262 144


  • Camera:
      • 2 megapixels
    • Flash:
      • Yes
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • Built-in storage:
    • 0.045 GB
  • Storage expansion:
    • microSD, microSDHC


  • Talk time:
    • 4.00 hours
      the average is 13 h (799 min)
  • Stand-by time:
    • 13.0 days (312 hours)
      the average is 18 days (420 h)
  • Capacity:
    • 950 mAh

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
      • Opera 8.5 Browser


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 3.6 Mbit/s
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • A-GPS


  • Bluetooth:
      • 2.0
  • USB:
      • Yes
  • Other:
    • Computer sync
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Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Music ringtones (MP3), Vibration, Phone profiles, Speakerphone
  • Hearing aid compatibility:
      • M3
    • Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD


  • Officially announced:
    • 01 Apr 2008

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