Motorola Moto G8 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Plus

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Display

Size

6.3 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution

2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio,
400 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio,
387 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

82.43 %
84.25 %

Features

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

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU

Adreno 610
Adreno 618

RAM

4GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10, 9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

4000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

 

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
 

Camera

Rear

Triple camera
Quad camera

Main camera

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

Specifications

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

Second camera

16 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

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

Third camera

5 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications

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

Fourth camera

 
2 MP (Depth information)

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
 

Front

25 MP (HDR)
Yes

Design

Dimensions

6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.96 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)

Weight

6.63 oz (188.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
7.87 oz (223.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 

Resistance

Splash; IP X2
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Cosmic blue, Crystal pink
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)
 

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
 

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

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Atmos
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Charging, OTG
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

NFC
 

Buyers information

In The Box

18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 24, 2019
 
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