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Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U) vs Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Motorola Edge 20 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Edge 20 Lite XSamsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)20Points
Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)
5.8"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
15PointsMotorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)Compare Samsung Galaxy S9 X
Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)

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 S9 (SM-G960U)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)vsEdge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)15 Advantages Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+163 grams (5.71 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+1440x2960 pixels64%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+568 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.5 (aperture)27%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Stereo soundAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
vsMono sound (not stereo)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
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
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
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, USB OTG On-The-Go
+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
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (51GB available)vs+128GB (108GB available)112%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 2.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)2%
Thinner
HDR10vs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
5.8"vs+6.7"16%
Larger screen
(back) 12.2MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 2MP9 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.52" inches68%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
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) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+30W100%
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.

29 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+22 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

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
ModelGalaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Other model namesUnlocked Galaxy S9 G960U (Snapdragon)Lenovo Edge 20 Lite XT2139-1 (Single-SIM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
ArgentinaMexico
Argentina, Mexico
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date3/9/2018, Announced: 2/25/20188/16/2021, Announced: 7/29/2021
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)68.7 x 147.7 millimeters (2.7 x 5.81 in)75.95 x 165.89 millimeters (2.99 x 6.53 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)185 grams (6.48 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 S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 2.5 / 3.1My UX
Ready For PC

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 (SDM845) (10nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 720 (MT6853V) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 (710MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC3 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 273972 (v8)
Geekbench: 8830 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 14fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (108GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDOLED
Screen size5.8" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~86% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)568 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz
HDR10
Always-On Display
90Hz
HDR10+
2.5D glass
DCI-P3

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 66)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Back camera (main camera)12.2 megapixels(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP depthf/2.480°
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.52" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front cameraPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
1080p@120fps

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
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
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
30W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
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, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Electric Graphite, Cyber Teal
- Silicon case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S9 (SM-G960U)Motorola Edge 20 Lite (XT2139-1-SS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.63W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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