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Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) vs Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) vs Motorola Moto G9 Play phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G9 Play X Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) 05Points
3.7"
AMOLED

480x800

8
MP

0.3mp

384MB
RAM

Single-core

1800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
28Points Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1) Compare Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) X
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)

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!

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)} 5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520) vs Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)} 28 Advantages Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
+156 grams (5.46 ounces)28%
Lighter
vs200 grams (7 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
720MHz 32bit Single-corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-core5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
384MB LPDDRvs+4GB LPDDR4X10 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GBvs+64GB (49GB available)2 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
14.9 millimeters (0.59 inches)vs+9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)62%
Thinner
480x800 pixelsvs+720x1600 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
252 PPIvs+270 PPI7%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.7"vs+6.5"76%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+EIS: Digital stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 8MP25 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) VGA (640x480)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 2.1 Eclairvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1800 mAhvs+5000 mAh178%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

12 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+5 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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📱 Model features

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
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ModelGalaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Other model namesSamsung i8520 Galaxy Beam 1, Samsung Galaxy Beam i8520 M16Lenovo Moto G9 Play XT2083-1
Country or region availableSingapore
Singapore
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date7/8/20108/28/2020
Depth14.9 millimeters (0.59 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)59.8 x 123 millimeters (2.35 x 4.84 in)75.73 x 165.21 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight156 grams (5.46 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

📲 Display

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size3.7" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~53% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)252 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
System versionAndroid 2.1 EclairAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Chipset32bit: Texas Instruments OMAP 3440 (65nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8 (Single-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2GHz Kryo 260 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 260 Silver (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR SGX530Qualcomm Adreno 610 950Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
RAM memory384MB LPDDR4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload7.2/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 19, 28, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkCSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macro f/2.483°1.75µm
2MP depth f/2.483°1.75µm
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)VGA (640x480)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellationNot supported2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, wattsWired charging20W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingfeature not registeredNot supported
Talk time autonomy7.4 hoursfeature not registered
Standby530 hours (22.1 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black
• Samsung TouchWiz 3 UI
• 3D stereo sound
• DNSe 2.0
• Samsung Kies
• Built-in WVGA DLP Pico projector
• Java framework
• Colors: Forest Green, Sapphire Blue, Spring Pink
• Silicone case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Galaxy Beam (GT-i8520)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
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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