Motorola Moto G5 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Plus

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Display

Size:

5.2 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.18 %
84.25 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 506
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB

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: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

12 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features:

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

Front:

5 MP (Wide Angle)
16 MP (EIS, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.91 x 2.91 x 0.38 inches (150.2 x 74 x 9.7 mm)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)

Weight:

5.47 oz (155.0 g)
7.88 oz (223.3 g)

Materials:

Back: Aluminum; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

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

Colors:

Gold, Gray
Navy blue, Blush gold

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+)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
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

VoLTE:

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)

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 229
€ 270

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C to USB type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Headset might be included (depends on region)

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 26, 2017
Sep 07, 2020
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