Motorola Moto G8 vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

1560 x 720 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
269 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
270 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

81.84 %
81.63 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor

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

GPU

Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

64GB, available to use: 51 GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

Charging

 
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (Laser autofocus)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front

8 MP (HDR, Slow-motion videos)
8 MP (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

6.35 x 2.98 x 0.35 inches (161.27 x 75.8 x 8.95 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight

6.64 oz (188.3 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: Plastic
Back: 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

Neon blue, Pearl white
Forest green, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

Data Speed

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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

 
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 169

In The Box

10W rapid charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, guides, Earphones (for selected countries and regions), Protect cover, Protect film (for selected countries and regions)
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 05, 2020
Aug 24, 2020

Scheduled release

 
September 2020
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