Comparison between:
- Motorola Moto G9 Plus
- Motorola Moto G8 Power
- Motorola Moto G Power
- Motorola Moto G8

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Motorola Moto G9 PlusMotorola Moto G8 PowerMotorola Moto G PowerMotorola Moto G8
Motorola Moto G9 Plus
Prices
Motorola Moto G8 PowerMotorola Moto G PowerMotorola Moto G8
Model alias---XT2045-1

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width78.1 mm
7.81 cm
0.256 ft
3.075 in
75.84 mm
7.584 cm
0.249 ft
2.986 in
75.84 mm
7.584 cm
0.249 ft
2.986 in
75.8 mm
7.58 cm
0.249 ft
2.984 in
Height169.98 mm
16.998 cm
0.558 ft
6.692 in
155.95 mm
15.595 cm
0.512 ft
6.14 in
159.85 mm
15.985 cm
0.524 ft
6.293 in
161.3 mm
16.13 cm
0.529 ft
6.35 in
Thickness9.69 mm
0.969 cm
0.032 ft
0.381 in
9.63 mm
0.963 cm
0.032 ft
0.379 in
9.63 mm
0.963 cm
0.032 ft
0.379 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
Weight223 g
0.49 lbs
7.88 oz
197 g
0.43 lbs
6.95 oz
199 g
0.44 lbs
7.02 oz
188 g
0.42 lbs
6.64 oz
Volume128.64 cm³
7.81 in³
113.9 cm³
6.92 in³
116.74 cm³
7.09 in³
110.04 cm³
6.68 in³
ColorsBlush Gold
Navy Blue
Smoke Black
Capri Blue
Smoke BlackWhite Prism
Capri Blue
Body materialsPlasticAluminium alloyAluminium alloyPlastic

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards1222
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA BC10
-
W-CDMAW-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD B30
LTE-FDD B71
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD B30
LTE-FDD B71
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 10Android 10Android 10Android 10
User interface (UI)My UX---

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 730GQualcomm Snapdragon 665Qualcomm Snapdragon 665Qualcomm Snapdragon 665
Process technology8 nm11 nm11 nm11 nm
CPU2x 2.2 GHz Kryo 470, 6x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4704x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 2604x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8ARMv8
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2200 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 610
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X-
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency1866 MHz1333 MHz1333 MHz-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB64 GB64 GB64 GB
UFS 2.1--eMMC 5.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size6.8 in
172.72 mm
17.27 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
Width2.85 in
72.38 mm
7.24 cm
2.72 in
69.09 mm
6.91 cm
2.72 in
69.09 mm
6.91 cm
2.68 in
68.12 mm
6.81 cm
Height6.17 in
156.82 mm
15.68 cm
5.79 in
147.15 mm
14.71 cm
5.79 in
147.15 mm
14.71 cm
5.81 in
147.6 mm
14.76 cm
Aspect ratio2.167:12.13:12.13:12.167:1
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2300 pixels1080 x 2300 pixels720 x 1560 pixels
Pixel density379 ppi
148 ppcm
397 ppi
156 ppcm
397 ppi
156 ppcm
268 ppi
105 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area85.78 %86.24 %84.14 %82.5 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Max Vision Display
HDR10
---

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)---

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS--CMOS BSI
Sensor format---1/2.8"
Pixel size0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Aperturef/1.8f/1.7f/1.7f/1.7
Flash typeLEDDual LEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution9280 x 6920 pixels
64.22 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS60 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
RAW
Night Vision
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Fourth rear camera - (ultra-wide-angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#4)
1080p @ 60 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#4)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#4)
2x optical zoom (#4)
1080p @ 60 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#3)
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 13 mm (#3)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Pixel size1 µm
0.001000 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Aperturef/2f/2f/2f/2
Image resolution4640 x 3456 pixels
16.04 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock
HDR
Self-timer
Face unlock
HDR
Face unlockFace unlock
HDR
--1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
-

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Smart PA
Dual microphone noise cancellation
Dolby Audio
Smart PA
Active noise cancellation with dual microphones
Dolby Audio
Smart PA
Active noise cancellation with dual microphones
Smart PA
Active noise cancellation with dual microphones

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
LTEPP
SUPL
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
LTEPP
SUPL
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
LTEPP
SUPL
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Galileo
LPP
SUPL

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh5000 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 6 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
Quick charge technologyTurboPower 30TurboPower-TurboPower
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.91 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)-1.79 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)--1.19 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)--1.39 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresWater repellent designWater repellent designWater repellent designSplash-resistant
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