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Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9
Motorola Moto G9
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7.5/10
Informr score
The Motorola Moto G9 currently has an Informr score of 7.5 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 13 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Android
Operating system
Operating system
Android
2 GHz
Processor
Processor
2 GHz
6.5"
Screen Size
Screen Size
6.5"
48+ MP, f/1.7
Camera
Camera
48+ MP, f/1.7
5000 mAh
Battery


What the Critics Are Saying...


TechRadar
TechRadar

The Moto G9 Play is an affordable and long-lasting Android phone with no major issues, other than being outclassed on display sharpness by the Xiaomi and Realme alternatives.

- Andrew Williams, TechRadar
Gadgetbyte
Gadgetbyte

Moto G9 Play is an admirable effort from Motorola in the midrange smartphone market. If you're a sucker for stock Android smartphone experience, this will more than entice you. It's got a decent build quality, above-average cameras, and a stellar battery life. However, alternatives from Chinese OEMs...

- Nikhil Shrestha, Gadgetbyte
Tech Advisor
Tech Advisor

The Moto G9 Play offers excellent value for money. It packs reliable performance that's comparable to more expensive budget phones but outdoes them too with incredible battery life – all at a humble price. The G9 Play's biggest flaw is its camera, which produces low contrast, grainy images. The disp...

- Somrata Sarkar, Tech Advisor
Notebookcheck
Notebookcheck

The Motorola Moto G9 Play is a successful, affordable smartphone, which has good performance and a lot of staying power, but not such a good camera.

- Florian Schmitt, Notebookcheck
Ausdroid
Ausdroid

If you just want a phone with a big battery, adequate performance, and a cleaner OS than some of the competition, the G9 Play might be for you, but I wouldn’t recommend it if you’re looking to take photos on the go.

- Scott Hunt, Ausdroid


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Common Questions


The Moto G9 price will vary depending on retailer, age, special offers and whether or not it's purchased with a service plan. If purchased with a 2 year service contract for example, you would likely pay much less for the phone itself up front. You can compare Motorola Moto G9 prices from around the web here on The Informr.


Motorola backs up the Moto G9 with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.


If your Moto G9 has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact Motorola support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find Motorola's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.



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Screen Size
6.5"

The Motorola Moto G9's screen size is 6.5 inches with 1600 x 720 pixels resolution.

Processor
2 GHz

There is a Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 10 operating system (OS).

Camera
48+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 48+ MP, f/1.7 camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 8+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
64 GB

Internal memory is 64 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
5000mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol), 5000 mAh battery.

Moto G9 Specs

Overview
Release Date August 31, 2020
Regions Available USA
Operating System Android 10

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Processor Qualcomm SM6115 Snapdragon 662 (11 nm) Octa-core 2 GHz
Internal Storage 64 GB
RAM 4 GB
Hearing Aid Compatible Unknown
TTY/TDD Unknown
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Unknown
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included USB Power Adapter, Manual, Headphones, Data Cable
Cellular
Networks
HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Mobile / Cellular Data
4G/LTE
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling Yes
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Yes
SIM card size
Nano-SIM
Dual SIM Yes
Connectivity
USB USB Type-C
USB OTG Support Yes
GPS Type A-GPS
Infrared No
Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HID, HFP, HSP, PAN
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC, microSDXC (up to 512 GB)
NFC Yes
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Camera
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
48+ Megapixels, f/1.7
Zoom
Yes
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus, Effects, Face detection, Geotagging, Multi-shot, Night mode, Panorama, Self-timer, Smile detection, 2nd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Macro), 3rd camera feature (2 MP, F2.4, Depth), HDR, Slow motion recording, Time lapse mode
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 60 fps
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
8+ Megapixels
Additional Front Camera Info
Aperture F2.2, HDR
Video Recording Parameters
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 30 fps
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (IPS)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 1600 x 720 pixels
Pixel Density 269 pixels
Size 6.5 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Multi-Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touchscreen
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity 5000 mAh
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging Yes
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Unknown
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Material Plastic
Colors Sapphire Blue, Forest Green
Dimensions [H x W x D] 16.521 x 7.573 x 0.918 cm (6.5 x 3 x 0.4 in)
Weight 200 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Water Resistant
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers Yes
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Yes
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
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Additional Information Other Names (AKA): Motorola Moto G9 Play
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