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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB) vs Motorola Moto E40

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Motorola Moto E40 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto E40 XSamsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)33Points
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Motorola Moto E40
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)

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 Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)33 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)vsMoto E407 Advantages Motorola Moto E40
+2.7GHz 64bit Octa-Core30%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+HDR10Advantage
The HDR10 display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1440x2960 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+514 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps7 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+15W50%
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.
vs10W
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
201 grams (7.04 ounces)vs+198 grams (6.93 ounces)2%
Lighter
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.4"vs+6.5"2%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP115%
Higher resolution main camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4000 mAhvs+5000 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

22 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
+15 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
ModelGalaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Moto E40
Other model namesGalaxy Note9 (Exynos) Dual-sim (6GB RAM), Samsung CrownLenovo Moto E40 (XT2159-1, XT2159-2, XT2159-3, XT2159-6)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)United Arab Emirates
(Europe), (Global, International), United Arab Emirates
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date8/1/201810/11/2021, Announced: 10/7/2021
Depth8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.1 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)76.4 x 161.9 millimeters (3.01 x 6.37 in)75.64 x 165.08 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight201 grams (7.04 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
System versionAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810 (10nm)64bit - Unisoc Tiger T700 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7GHz Quad-Core Mongoose M3
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP18ARM Mali-G52 MP2 (850MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)514 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz
HDR10
90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
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
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE (38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 19, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (40)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.483°1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.480°1.75µm
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Heart rate
Iris scanner
Proximity sensor
SpO2
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
10W (5V/2A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
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: Black, Copper, Purple, Blue
- Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Curved edge screen
- S Pen Stylus (Bluetooth integration)
- Samsung Pay
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung DeX (Desktop experience)
- Miracast
- Colors: Carbon Gray, Pink Clay

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 (SM-N960F/DS 128GB)Motorola Moto E40
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.381W/kg (head), 1.509W/kg (body)feature not registered
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