Motorola Moto G5S Plus vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

401 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.33 %
85.23 %

Peak brightness

 
600 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Depth information
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 50 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 17 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Continuous autofocus, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.04 x 3.00 x 0.37 inches (153.5 x 76.2 x 9.5 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Metal

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Gold, Gray, White
Black, Purple, Blue

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 506
Adreno 640

RAM

4 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (8.1 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2, EDR
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSPA, UMTS
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Yes
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 10, 2017
 

FCC ID value: IHDT56WH1 link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.42 W/kg
 

Body

0.99 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.50 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.17 W/kg
 

Phablet

3.41 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Case, 18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, Type-c to 3.5 mm adapter, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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