Motorola Moto G8 Power vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size

6.4 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

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

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

86.13 %
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 (eMMC 5.1)
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results

Charging

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed

 
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear

Quad camera
Dual camera

Main camera

16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

8 MP (Telephoto, PDAF)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications

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

Third camera

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 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) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

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

Design

Dimensions

6.14 x 2.99 x 0.38 inches (155.95 x 75.84 x 9.63 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight

6.95 oz (197.0 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; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: 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

Smoke black, Capri blue
Forest green, Sapphire 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 12 (600/100 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
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Dolby Mobile
 

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, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other

 
NFC

Buyers information

Price

 
€ 170

User Manual

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Power 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 Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced

Feb 07, 2020
Aug 24, 2020
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