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Motorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G7 Power vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus XMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)01Point
Motorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1570

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
29PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)Compare Motorola Moto G7 Power X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)

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 G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)1 Advantage Motorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)vsGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)29 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
+5000 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3500 mAh
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+189 grams (6.62 ounces)2%
Lighter
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)9%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
LTPS IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
720x1570 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
279 PPIvs+531 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 12MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP102%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
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/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
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
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
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
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
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
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

28 Common items in both devices
64GB (51GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
6.2"
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
ModelMoto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G7 Power Single-sim XT1955, Motorola OceanUnlocked Galaxy S9+ G965U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableMexico
Mexico
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2019February, 2018
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 159.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.28 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 10
HardwareMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory4GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~77.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1570 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)279 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17, 28, 66)
VoLTE
LTE 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 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
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
CameraMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital 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 Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.6" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.22µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
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: Ceramic black, Marine blue, Iced violet
- 19:9 screen ratio (Max Vision)
- Turbo Power charging: 9h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G7 Power (XT1955-2 64GB)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.78W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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