Motorola Moto G9 Play vs Motorola Moto G9 Plus

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Display

Size:

6.5 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

81.63 %
84.25 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115
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 up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W
Wired: 30.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (HDR)
16 MP (EIS, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

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)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)

Weight:

7.05 oz (200.0 g)
7.88 oz (223.3 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic; Frame: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Forest green, Sapphire blue
Navy blue, Blush gold

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

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

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
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, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Other:

NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 30, 2021

FCC ID value:

IHDT56ZE2

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg

Body:

1.42 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.42 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170
€ 270

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 to USB type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Headset might be included (depends on region)

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 24, 2020
Sep 07, 2020
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