Samsung Galaxy M21 vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite vs Motorola Moto G9 Play

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Display

Size:

6.4 inches
6.5 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution:

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 403 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI
1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 270 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

84.11 %
81.75 %
81.63 %

Peak brightness:

420 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Exynos 9611
MediaTek Helio P35
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A73 and Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, Arm Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Mali-G72 MP3
PowerVR GE8320
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB, available to use: 49 GB
64GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (11, 10), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

6000 mAh
5000 mAh
5000 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Fast charging
Motorola TurboPower

Max charge speed:

Wired: 15.0W

Camera

Rear:

Triple camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

48 MP (PDAF)
16 MP (PDAF)
48 MP (PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Pixel size: 1 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Pixel size: 1.75 μm

Third camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

EIS
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse

Front:

20 MP (HDR)
8 MP
8 MP (HDR)

Video capture:

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

Design

Dimensions:

6.26 x 2.96 x 0.35 inches (159.0 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm)
6.49 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (164.94 x 75.76 x 9.2 mm)
6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 inches (165.21 x 75.73 x 9.18 mm)

Weight:

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

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight blue, Raven black
Turquoise, Blue
Forest green, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

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

UMTS:

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

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

Dual SIM:

Yes
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Dolby Atmos

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging
Charging
Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou, 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

Other:

NFC

Buyers information

Price:

€ 170

User Manual:

This is the official Motor​ola Moto G8 Power Lite User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
This is the official Motor​ola Moto G9 Play User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy M21 User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.
Headset, protective cover and film, charger, Micro USB cable, guides, SIM tool
Headset (for selected countries), protective cover, charger, USB cable, guides, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Mar 18, 2020
Apr 02, 2020
Aug 24, 2020
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