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Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.18 %
81.63 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB LPDDR3
4GB

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

 
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

5 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic

Resistance

Splash
Splash

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray
Forest green, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC

Buyers information

Price

$ 229
€ 170

User Manual

 
Download the Motor​ola Moto G9 Play Manual as a PDF file.

In The Box

 
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 26, 2017
Aug 24, 2020
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