Motorola Moto G9 Plus Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Motorola Moto G9 Plus Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Motorola Moto G9 Plus Top Specs

  • Release Date: 2020, September 07
  • Dimensions: 170 x 78.1 x 9.7 mm
  • Weight: 223 g
  • Screen: 6.81", LTPS IPS LCD
  • Main Camera: Quad, 64 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 16 MP
  • Memory: 128GB 4GB RAM
  • CPU:
  • Battery: 5000 mAh
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity

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Technical specifications

General specs
Brand and model Motorola Moto G9 Plus
Release date 2020, September 07
Dimensions (HxWxD) 170 x 78.1 x 9.7 mm | 6.69 x 3.07 x 0.38 in
Weight 223 g | 7.87 oz
Body build Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Colors Rose Gold, Indigo Blue
Battery 5000 mAh, Li-Po, non-removable
Approximate price250 EUR
Technology LTPS IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6.81" inc
Screen area 112.0 cm2
Screen format 20:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio84.3%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2400 px
PPI /points per inch/ 386 PPI
Other - HDR10
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 64 MP, Quad
Camera specs
-64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.73", 0.8µm, PDAF
-8 MP, f/2.2, 118˚ (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
-2 MP, f/2.2, (macro)
-2 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60/120fps, gyro-EIS
Front camera, selfie 16 MP, Single
Specifications 16MP, f/2.0, 29mm (standard)
Functions HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Operating system OS Android 10
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM730 Snapdragon 730G (8 nm)
Processor CPU
- Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 470 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 470 Silver)
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 618
External memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot)
Internal memory 128GB 4GB RAM
Antutu 9 score292432
GeekBench 5 Single Core589
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core1600
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Headphone jack Yes
Other features
- Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity
- Fast charging 30W

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Motorola Moto G9 Plus Review

Moto G9 Plus plus is a mid-range smartphone and has a satisfactorily large battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh. A special place is given to the button to call Google Assistant. Judging by its visual characteristics, you can count on a large enough display to interact comfortably with different content.


Holding the Moto G9 Plus in your hand, you feel that the device is assembled with quality. The manufacturer has relied on pleasant to the touch plastic for the manufacture of the back panel, frames and buttons. The latter stand in their places tightly and no gaps are noticeable when pressed. Another point in the design of the Moto G9 Plus is its thickness. After all, there is a big battery under its body!

This Motorola model is not protected against dust and moisture, but it has a special nano coating that repels water. I.e. you have splash protection. You can use the Moto G9 Plus during light rain, for example.

The display of the phone is covered with scratch-resistant glass, the edges of which are slightly curved. This contributes to the strength of the Moto G9 Plus and its ease of use. The frame around the display is very thin, as it itself occupies 83% of the area of ​​the front panel. Not bad for a mid-range smartphone!


And speaking of displays, the Moto G9 Plus is based on a 6.8-inch LCD with a resolution of 2400 x 1080 pixels. The density per inch is 400. The manufacturer has stated support for HDB10. The maximum brightness of the screen on a white background is 390 nits.


Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G is responsible for the smooth and fast operation of the Moto G9 Plus - a chipset with an 8-core processor, which is divided into two clusters. It consists of two Cortex A76 cores clocked at up to 2.2 GHz and six energy-efficient Cortex A55 cores clocked at up to 1.8 GHz. The presence of G in the name of the chipset suggests that it belongs to the gaming series of the manufacturer. Adreno 618 is responsible for the graphics in the Moto G9 Plus.

As for the interface, you can expect fast execution of daily tasks, as the smartphone has UFS 2.1 memory. The RAM is 4 GB.


The attractive-looking Moto G9 Plus is based on a front camera with a resolution of 16 MP. The quality of the photos taken with it is good for this price range. The skin color is close to natural, the picture is clear and you will quickly start taking good selfies.

On the back panel we find a module with 4 cameras, the main one being with a resolution of 64 GB. In all probability, the photosensor placed in it is the same as in the Moto G 5G Plus.

The color rendering of the photos from the main camera is good. The dynamic range is wide enough. The manufacturer has tried to solve the problem of slight blurring of the frames, using software techniques. In the absence of sufficient light, the quality of the photos normally decreases.

The rear camera of the Moto G9 Plus also includes an 8-megapixel wide-angle camera and two 2-megapixel cameras, one of which is used to recognize the depth of the frame, and the second - to create macro photos. There is no telephoto lens in this Motorola model.

The viewing angle of the 8-megapixel camera is 118 degrees. You get more detail at a level worthy of a mid-range phone.

With the Moto G9 Plus you can record 4K video at 30 frames per second. Stabilization during shooting works perfectly.

Autonomous work

With the 5000 mAh battery, the Moto G9 Plus is fully charged in just 60 minutes. For this purpose, fast charging technology is provided - TurboPower. Wireless charging is not supported.

By choosing this smartphone, you get standard battery life in return. The Moto G9 Plus comes with a charger, a USB Type-C cable, a transparent silicone case and a tool for removing the SIM card slot.


After all that has been said so far, we can say that the Moto G9 Plus is a good choice for people who prefer mid-range devices. It does not feature flagship features, but it has everything you would need to capture an important moment in your life, watch videos, listen to music and check off work tasks.

The main advantage of the Moto G9 Plus is its affordable price. We can add good performance and fast charging technology to it.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Motorola Moto G9 Plus was around 250 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2020, September 07.
The weight of the Motorola Moto G9 Plus is 223 g.
The screen size of the Motorola Moto G9 Plus is 6.81" inches.
The size of the Motorola Moto G9 Plus is 170 x 78.1 x 9.7 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
Yes, it supports fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Quad main camera and Single selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.