Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Motorola Moto G30 vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 400 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

84.25 %
81.63 %
82.43 %

Features:

HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, 90Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 610
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB
4GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB (UFS 2.1)
64GB

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 (11)
Android (10, 9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (Autofocus)
48 MP (Laser and 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: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Ultra-wide)
16 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
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 14 mm; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Macro)
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Front:

16 MP (EIS, Autofocus, HDR)
13 MP
25 MP (HDR)

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)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.22 x 75.73 x 9.14 mm)
6.23 x 2.99 x 0.36 inches (158.35 x 75.83 x 9.09 mm)

Weight:

7.88 oz (223.3 g)
7.05 oz (200.0 g)
6.63 oz (188.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Water; IP52
Splash; IPX2

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Navy blue, Blush gold
Phantom black, Pastel sky
Cosmic blue, Crystal pink

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), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)
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+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 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)
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 Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 13/5 (400/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, Mass storage device
Charging, OTG

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
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC
NFC

Buyers information

Price:

€ 270

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Plus User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, USB Type-C to USB type-C cable, guides, SIM tool, Headset might be included (depends on region)
Headset, protective cover, charger, USB Type-C cable, guides, SIM tool
18W TurboPower charger, USB-C cable, SIM pin, Guides, Protect cover

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2020
Feb 16, 2021
Oct 24, 2019
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