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Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2) vs Asus 8z

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Asus 8z phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus 8z XMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)04Points
Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)
6.81"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Asus 8z
5.9"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

12mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus 8z

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Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)4 Advantages Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)vs8z24 Advantages Asus 8z
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+6.81"15%
Larger screen
vs5.9"
+(front) 16MP33%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 12MP
+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (8nm)vs+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-core (5nm)25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
223 grams (7.81 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)32%
Lighter
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 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
HDR10vs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
386 PPIvs+446 PPI16%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(dual camera) 64MP + 12MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS (4-axis): 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
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 11vs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo soundAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
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

30 Common items in both devices
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (107GB available)
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
ModelMoto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)8z
Other model namesLenovo Moto G9 Plus XT2087-2Asus Zenfone 8z ZS590KS
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
India
India
BrandMotorolaAsus
Release date9/7/20205/13/2021, Announced: 5/12/2021
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)78.1 x 169.98 millimeters (3.07 x 6.69 in)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)
Weight223 grams (7.81 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredZenUI 8 / 9

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G (SM7150-AB) (8nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.2GHz Kryo 470 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.8GHz Kryo 470 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 2.84GHz Kryo 680 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 680 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 680 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 (700MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 253105 (v8)
Geekbench: 1695 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 15fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 676001 (v8), 799738 (v9)
Geekbench: 3604 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 61fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.81" inches5.9" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI446 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass Victus
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10700nits[typ], 1100nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
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
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload600/100 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13/15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat13/15 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.2
2MP depthf/2.2
(dual camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112°14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/1.73" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (4-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registered4K@120fps
1080p@240fps
720p@480fps

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels12 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens28mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.93" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
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, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Wired fast charging30W Wired fast charging
5W Reverse charging by cable
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
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: Indigo Blue, Rose Gold
- Silicone case included
- Google Assistant
- TurboPower
- Colors: Obsidian Black, Horizon Silver

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Asus 8z
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.2W/kg (head), 0.96W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.76W/kg (head), 1.49W/kg (body)feature not registered
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