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Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G54 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus X Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB) 16Points
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
20Points Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W) Compare Motorola Moto G54 X
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)

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!

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)} 16 Advantages Motorola Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB) vs Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)} 20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs6GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (104GB available)104%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 2.1
+180 grams (6.3 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+6.5"5%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+(dual camera) 50MP + 2MP115%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP
+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+Android 13Advantage
Android 13 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+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
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
+20W33%
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
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+5.3 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.3 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)vs+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-core (10nm)2%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Plastic body, glass front, leather backvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
405 PPIvs+531 PPI31%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
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.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
IP52 certifiedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
OIS: Optical stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
+16 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
ModelMoto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G54 5G (XT2343-3-DS)Bell/Rogers Galaxy S9+ G965W (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableChina
China
Canada
Canada
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date9/5/20233/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/2018
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.82 x 161.56 millimeters (2.91 x 6.36 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, leather backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Back: Gorilla Glass 5
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

📲 Display

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz60Hz
Display featuresTouch Sampling Rate: 240HzHDR10
Always-On Display

🤖 Operating System

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
System versionAndroid 13Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User InterfaceMy UXOne UI 2.5 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Chipset64bit: MediaTek Dimensity 7020 (6nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (SDM845) (10nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.2GHz ARM Cortex-A78 (Quad-core)
4x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.8GHz Kryo 385 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.7GHz Kryo 385 Silver (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerIMG BXM-8-256 (900MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 630 (710MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 432727 (v9), 399008 (v10)
Geekbench: 1918 (v5), 2346 (v6)
GFXBench: 18fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 265163 (v7), 344891 (v8)
Geekbench: 8393 (4.2)

💽 Memory and storage

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.2
64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload2000/1024 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 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, LTE-A, SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSANot supported

📷 Camera

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macro f/2.41.75µm
(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto f/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size0.61µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered1080p@240fps
720p@960fps

📸 Front camera

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.3 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: lithium-ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts20W Wired fast charging15W (9V/1.67A) Wired fast charging
Quick Charge 2
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedQi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Midnight Blue, Mint Green, Red• Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
• Samsung DeX
• Samsung Gear VR
• Samsung Pay

☢️ Radiation rate

Moto G54 (XT2343-3 128GB/8GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965W)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.78W/kg (head), 1.04W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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