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HTC One M9 (32GB) vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)

Side by side comparison between HTC One M9 vs Motorola Moto G8 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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HTC One M9 (32GB)
5"
SLCD3

1080x1920

20.2
MP

4.1mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2840
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsMotorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)Compare HTC One M9 X
Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
6.3"
IPS

1080x2280

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

One M9 (32GB)6 Advantages HTC One M9 (32GB)vsMoto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)21 Advantages Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
+157 grams (5.5 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+441 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs400 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core19%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (49GB available)133%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)6%
Thinner
TFT Super LCD 3vs+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2280 pixels19%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+6.3"26%
Larger screen
(back) 20.2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 16MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.4" inchesvs+1/2" inches20%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)29%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 4.1MPvs+(front) 25MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.0.2 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2840 mAhvs+4000 mAh41%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
ModelOne M9 (32GB)Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Other model namesHTC M9, HTC M9u, HTC One M9u, HTC HimaLenovo Moto G8 Plus XT2019, Motorola Trinket
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Europe)(Global, International)India
(Europe), (Global, International), India
BrandHTCMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2015October, 2019
Depth9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)9.09 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)69.7 x 144.6 millimeters (2.74 x 5.69 in)75.83 x 158.35 millimeters (2.99 x 6.23 in)
Weight157 grams (5.5 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)HTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 SM6125 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 610
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Display typeTFT Super LCD 3LTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches6.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2280 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/100 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/800/850/1800/900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28), TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)LTE Cat13/5 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Back camera (main camera)20.2 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
16MP ultrawidef/2.22.0um14mm117°
5MP depthf/2.21.12um
Main camera resolution5376x3752 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Front camera (secondary)4.1 megapixels25 megapixels
Front camera resolution2688x1520 pixels5760x4320 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.9µm pixel
MultimediaHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HTC Sense 7.0 UI
- HTC BlinkFeed
- Dolby Audio
- Google Drive 100GB
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% in 30min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Cosmic Blue, Crystal Pink
- Silicone case included
- Dolby sound
- Dedicated action cam
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2840 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day2040 minutes | 34 hours | 1.4 days
Standby24120 minutes | 402 hours | 16.8 days19680 minutes | 328 hours | 13.7 days
Radiation rateHTC One M9 (32GB)Motorola Moto G8 Plus (XT2019-1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.56W/kg (head) | 0.35W/kg (body)feature not registered
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