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Motorola Moto G9 Play vs Motorola Moto G Play vs Motorola Moto G30

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

Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 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:

60Hz
90Hz

Screen-to-body:

81.63 %
80.61 %
81.63 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SM4250-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 240, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 610
Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB
3GB
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB
32GB (eMMC 5.1)
128GB (UFS 2.1)

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)
Android (10)
Android (11)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Fast charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 10.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
13 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
5 MP (HDR)
13 MP

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)
6.56 x 2.99 x 0.37 inches (166.59 x 75.99 x 9.36 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.22 x 75.73 x 9.14 mm)

Weight:

7.05 oz (200.0 g)
7.20 oz (204.0 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Splash
Water; IP52

Biometrics:

2D Face unlock, 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:

Forest green, Sapphire blue
Misty blue
Phantom black, Pastel sky

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 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), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

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 a, 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
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
Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

NFC
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 28, 2021

FCC ID value:

IHDT56ZD4

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

1.43 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.43 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170
$ 170

User Manual:

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

In The Box:

Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool
Charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
Headset, protective cover, charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 24, 2020
Jan 08, 2021
Feb 16, 2021
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