Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Motorola Moto G9 Power

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Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.8 inches
6.8 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
2400 x 1080 pixels, 20:9 ratio, 387 PPI
1640 x 720 pixels, 20.5:9 ratio, 263 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

84.36 %
84.25 %
84.51 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 11 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 618
Adreno 610

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
4GB LPDDR4
4GB

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (10)
Android (10)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
5000 mAh
6000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

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

Max charge speed:

Wired: 30.0W
Wired: 20.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Quad camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

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

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

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

Specifications:

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

Third camera:

2 MP (Macro)
2 MP (Depth information)

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)

Specifications:

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

Video recording:

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

Features:

HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, EIS

Front:

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

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 inches (169.98 x 78.1 x 9.69 mm)
6.78 x 3.02 x 0.38 inches (172.14 x 76.79 x 9.66 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
7.88 oz (223.3 g)
7.80 oz (221.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Splash
Splash

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Navy blue, Blush gold
Electric violet, Metallic sage

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)
Bands 6(800), 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

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

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, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
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; MIMO, 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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG960U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.95 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 720
€ 270
€ 200

In The Box:

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
Sep 07, 2020
Nov 05, 2020
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