Motorola Moto G6 Play vs Xiaomi Mi 9

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

720 x 1440 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

282 ppi
403 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
AMOLED

Screen-to-body

74.77 %
85.23 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 MSM8920
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 308
Adreno 640

RAM

3 GB
6 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo)
Android (9.0 Pie), Xiaomi MI UI

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
3300 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+, Qi wireless charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
48 megapixels

Features

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

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Phase detection autofocus

Third camera

 
16 megapixels

Features

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

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

5 megapixels
20 megapixels

Features

Flash
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.12 x 2.84 x 0.36 inches (155.4 x 72.2 x 9.1 mm)
6.20 x 2.94 x 0.30 inches (157.5 x 74.67 x 7.61 mm)

Weight

6.35 oz (180 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)
6.10 oz (173 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (176 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
In-screen fingerprint

Colors

Gray, Blue
Black, Purple, 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), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

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; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Headphones port

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Shopping information

In The Box

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