Motorola Moto G9 Play

Specifications
Motorola Moto G9 Play
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  • 6.5" 720x1600 pixels
  • 48MP 1080p
  • 4GB RAM Snapdragon 662
  • 5000mAh Li-Po
Released 2020, August 28 200g, 9.2mm thickness Android 10 64GB/128GB storage, microSDXC
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Network
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 38, 40, 41
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch
Announced 2020, August 24
Status Available. Released 2020, August 28
Body
Dimensions 165.2 x 75.7 x 9.2 mm (6.50 x 2.98 x 0.36 in)
Weight 200 g (7.05 oz)
Build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 Water-repellent coating
Display
Type IPS LCD
Size 6.5 inches, 102.8 cm2 (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
Platform
OS Android 10
Chipset Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm)
CPU Octa-core (4x2.0 GHz Kryo 260 Gold & 4x1.8 GHz Kryo 260 Silver)
GPU Adreno 610
Memory
Card slot microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera
Triple 48 MP, f/1.7, (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30/60fps
Selfie Camera
Single 8 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Sound
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio
USB USB Type-C 2.0
Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
Battery
Type Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 20W
Misc
Colors Forest Green, Sapphire Blue, Spring Pink
Price $ 159.99 / £ 119.90 / € 152.95
Tests
Performance AnTuTu: 170064 (v8)
GeekBench: 1402 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
Display Contrast ratio: 1944:1
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker -27.6 LUFS (Good)
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User opinions and reviews

  • Bogart

I just bought the rebranded version of this phone (lenovo k12 note) 2 weeks ago here in the philippines. I play call of duty mobile with no frame drops. The only ugly part of this phone is the camera but thats ok with me because I only bought it to p...

  • Lookingforanewphone

I just wanted to say thank you for such an honest review. I recently bought my G9 play after reading your review and for the money I spent on it I couldn't be happier

  • Netiev

Cool, so you replaced a $250 with a $1500 phone. Gee, I wonder which is superior.

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