Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A72

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Display

Size:

6.8 inches
6.7 inches

Resolution:

2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 393 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.25 %
84.74 %

Features:

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125

Processor:

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Kryo 465, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 618
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
6GB

Internal storage:

128GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10)
Android (11), One UI 3.0 UI

Battery

Capacity:

5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Motorola TurboPower
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 25.0W

Camera

Rear:

Quad camera
Quad camera

Main camera:

64 MP (PDAF)
64 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

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

Second camera:

8 MP (Ultra-wide)
8 MP (Telephoto, OIS, Autofocus)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.0 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Fourth camera:

2 MP (Depth information)
5 MP (Macro)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS
Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording

Front:

16 MP (EIS, Autofocus, HDR)
32 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions:

6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)
6.50 x 3.05 x (165 x 77.4 x 8.4 mm)

Weight:

7.88 oz (223.3 g)
7.16 oz (203.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Plastic
Back: Plastic

Materials & Colors:

Black, Blue, White, Violet

Resistance:

Splash
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, In-screen fingerprint

Keys:

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

Colors:

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

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), 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, UMTS

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

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, 802.1x; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging, OTG

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 30, 2021
Jan 26, 2021

FCC ID value:

IHDT56ZE2
A3LSMA725M

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.65 W/kg
0.29 W/kg

Body:

1.42 W/kg
0.30 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.56 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.42 W/kg
0.59 W/kg

EU SAR:

Head:

0.23 W/kg

Body:

1.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

€ 270
€ 449

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 07, 2020
Mar 17, 2021
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