Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Motorola Moto G Stylus (2021) vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.8 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

84.25 %
84.25 %
82.53 %

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 SM6150-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 460, 64-bit, 11 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 612
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
4000 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 10.0W
Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Single camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro, Autofocus)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
2 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.35 inches (169.8 x 77.9 x 9 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

7.88 oz (223.3 g)
7.51 oz (213.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Stylus

Keys:

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

Colors:

Navy blue, Blush gold
Aurora white, Aurora black
Just black

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
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, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.0
5.1

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, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

Type-C (reversible)
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T3
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 05, 2020
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

IHDT56ZG1 link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.51 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.44 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.44 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Phablet:

3.58 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 270
$ 299
$ 349

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C to USB type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Headset might be included (depends on region)
10W charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2020
Jan 08, 2021
Aug 03, 2020
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