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Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Play vs Motorola Moto G8 Power

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.3 inches
6.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution:

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2300 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 397 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

82.43 %
81.63 %
86.13 %

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 665 SM6125

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 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB
4GB
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB
64GB
64GB (eMMC 5.1)

Storage expansion:

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

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

4000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

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

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; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera:

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
2 MP (Macro)
8 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Optical zoom: 2.0x; Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Third camera:

5 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/5"; 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)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

25 MP (HDR)
8 MP (HDR)
16 MP (EIS, HDR, Slow-motion videos)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
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)
6.14 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (155.95 x 75.84 x 9.63 mm)

Weight:

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
6.95 oz (197.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash; IPX2
Splash
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

Colors:

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
Forest green, Sapphire blue
Smoke black, Capri blue

Cellular

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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

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
LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
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, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos
Dolby Mobile

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.0

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 b, g, n; 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

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, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170

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.
This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Power 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
18W Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Oct 24, 2019
Aug 24, 2020
Feb 07, 2020
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