Motorola Moto Z2 Force Edition vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9

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Display

Display size

5.5 inches
6.4 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1440 x 2960 pixels

Pixel density

534 ppi
516 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.52 %
83.51 %

Features

ShatterShield, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Flash
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.13 x 2.99 x 0.24 inches (155.8 x 76 x 6.1 mm)
6.37 x 3.01 x 0.35 inches (161.9 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
7.09 oz (201 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

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

Features

 
Notification light, Stylus

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray
 

Colors

 
Midnight black, Ocean blue, Cloud silver, Lavender purple

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Adreno 630

RAM

4 GB
8 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
512 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2730 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Talk time

 
38.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

 
12.0 days (288 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
29.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Internet use

 
3G: 14 hours; LTE: 16 hours; Wi-Fi: 17 hours

Music playback

 
95.00 hours

Video playback

 
21.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 03, 2018

 
FCC ID value: A3LSMN960U link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.27 W/kg

Body

 
0.76 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.35 W/kg

Phablet

 
3.90 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
S Pen, USB Cable, Earphones, SIM removal tool, USB power adaptor, USB connector, Pen, nibs, Tweezer, Clear cover case, Quick start guide, USB connector leaflet.

MSRP price

$ 800
$ 1250
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