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Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Play vs Motorola Moto G50

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Refresh rate:

90Hz

Screen-to-body:

82.43 %
81.63 %
82.58 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Qualcomm Snapdragon 480 5G SM4350

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 610
Adreno 619

RAM:

4GB
4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
64GB (UFS 2.2)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 10.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

48 MP (Laser and PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
48 MP

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.6 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
Yes

Features:

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

Front:

25 MP (HDR)
8 MP (HDR)
13 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)
6.49 x 2.95 x 0.35 inches (164.9 x 74.9 x 8.95 mm )

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
6.77 oz (192.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash; IPX2
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Forest green, Sapphire blue
Steel Grey, Aqua Green

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n20, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 43

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900), 19(800)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), 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:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
Yes

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; 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
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Charging, OTG
Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Barometer

Other:

NFC
NFC
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 30, 2021

FCC ID value:

IHDT56ZT1

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.89 W/kg

Body:

1.43 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.45 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170
€ 230

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Plus User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Motor​ola Moto G9 Play User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool
Headset, protective cover, protective film, charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 24, 2019
Aug 24, 2020
Mar 25, 2021
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