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Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2) vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G9 Plus vs Motorola Moto G 5G Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G 5G Plus XMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)04Points
Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)
6.81"
IPS

1080x2400

64
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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14PointsMotorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)Compare Motorola Moto G9 Plus X
Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
6.7"
IPS

1080x2520

48
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)

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 G9 Plus (XT2087-2)4 Advantages Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)vsMoto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)14 Advantages Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
+6.81"2%
Larger screen
vs6.7"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 2MP
+1/1.73" inches16%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2" inches
+30W50%
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.
vs20W
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core14%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
223 grams (7.81 ounces)vs+207 grams (7.25 ounces)8%
Lighter
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
1080x2400 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
386 PPIvs+409 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 16MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP50%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
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
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

37 Common items in both devices
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
LTPS IPS LCD
HDR10
16 million
+30 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
ModelMoto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G9 Plus XT2087-2Lenovo Moto G 5G Plus XT2075, XT2075-2, XT2075-3
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateSeptember, 2020July, 2020
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)78.1 x 169.98 millimeters (3.07 x 6.69 in)74 x 168.3 millimeters (2.91 x 6.63 in)
Weight223 grams (7.81 ounces)207 grams (7.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G SDM730 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 765G SDM765 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 470 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 470 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.4Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Prime
2.2Ghz Single-Core Kryo 475 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 475 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 620
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (110GB 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 Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.81" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)386 PPI409 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz, HDR1090Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
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/upload600/100 Mbps2000/150 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 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 Cat11 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 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 networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
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 Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.2
2MP depthf/2.2
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.283º1.12µmAF
2MP depthf/2.287º1.75µm
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/1.73" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118º1.12µm
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length29mm lens29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
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
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + 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, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Indigo Blue, Rose Gold
- Silicone case included
- Google Assistant
- TurboPower
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Surfing Blue, Mystic Lilac
- My UX
- TurboPower charger
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G9 Plus (XT2087-2)Motorola Moto G 5G Plus (128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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