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Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GB vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto G (2014) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 9 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy Note 9 X01Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GB
Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GB
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2070
mAh

(Non removable)

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Compare Motorola Moto G (2014) X36Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


01 Advantages Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GB
Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBvsGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
 35%35%
+Lighter
149 grams (5.22 ounces)vs201 grams (7.04 ounces)

36 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GBvsMoto G 2014 XT1064 8GB
 181%100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 7 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs1GB LPDDR2
 95 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (482GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
 31 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
 25%25%
+Thinner
8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs11 millimeters (0.43 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2960 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 75%75%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
514 PPIvs294 PPI
 28%28%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5"
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameravsAutofocus
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 2MP
 8 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 5.0.2 Lollipop
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 56 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Iris scannervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 93%93%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs2070 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsNot supported

18 Common items in both devices
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
FM
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
ModelMoto G 2014 XT1064 8GBGalaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Also known asMotorola Moto G2 XT1064 for USA, Moto G2 2nd genGalaxy Note9 8GB/512GB (Qualcomm) SM-G9600/DS, Samsung Crown
Country or region availableUSALatin AmericaBrazilChina
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2014August, 2018
Depth11 millimeters (0.43 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)70.7 x 141.5 millimeters (2.78 x 5.57 in)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)201 grams (7.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM822664bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305Qualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory1GB LPDDR28GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)512GB (482GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~84% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1440x2960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI514 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, 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
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Main camera8 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.4" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Front camera2 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Black
- Motorola Moto G 2nd generation
- 2 colored back covers
- 2 front speakers
- 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)
- Quick Charge 2.0
- ANT+
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Battery capacity2070 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Motorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 8GBSamsung Galaxy Note 9 SM-N9600 512GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered0.96 W/Kg (head) | 0.92 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered