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Motorola Edge (128GB) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Edge vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Motorola Edge (128GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2340

64
MP

25mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Compare Motorola Edge X
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)

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!

Edge (128GB)12 Advantages Motorola Edge (128GB)vsGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+188 grams (6.58 ounces)7%
Lighter
vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+6.7"5%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 16MP + 0.3MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+1/1.72" inches48%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(front) 25MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
+4500 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)6%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels69%
Higher resolution screen
385 PPIvs+514 PPI34%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

34 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (107GB available) / 128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10
16 million
+27 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
ModelEdge (128GB)Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Other model namesMotorola Edge XT2063-3, Moto Edge 5G (6GB RAM)Galaxy Note9 (Exynos) Dual-sim (6GB RAM), Samsung Crown
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab Emirates
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateMay, 2020August, 2018
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)71.1 x 161.6 millimeters (2.8 x 6.36 in)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)201 grams (7.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 620ARM Mali-G72 MP18
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.7" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~95.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)385 PPI514 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display features90Hz, HDR1060Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 25, 28, 38, 41, 66, 71, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
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, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.452mm1.12µmPDAF2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1.0µm
0.3MP TOF 3D
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size0.9µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Solar Black, Midnight Magenta
- Dual stereo speakers tuned by Waves
- Moto Actions
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Copper, Purple, Blue
- Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Curved edge screen
- S Pen Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
- Samsung Pay
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung DeX (Desktop experience)
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Edge (128GB)Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.79W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)0.381W/kg (head) | 1.509W/kg (body)
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