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Motorola Moto G6 VS. Samsung Galaxy S9
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Motorola Moto G6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S9

October 4, 2019
                         
Bottom line: Which one is better?

In this review of Moto G6 Vs Samsung S9, Samsung Galaxy S9 is better because it has a faster CPU speed, higher pixel density, bigger screen size, higher resolution, is dustproof and water-resistant, has built-in optical image stabilization, has stereo speakers and 4x faster downloads.

DESIGN

Thickness; Motorola G6 is 8.0mm while Samsung S9 is 8.5mm

Width; Motorola G6 is 75.5mm whereas Samsung S9 is 658.7mm

Weight; Motorola G6 is 168g while Samsung S9 is 163g.

Resistant; Motorola G6 is splash proof while Samsung S9 is water-resistant (up to 3 minutes in a depth of 1.5 meter), IP68

Height; Motorola G6 is 161mm whereas Samsung S9 is 147.7mm.

Bottom Line design
Samsung S9 is better as it is lighter and narrower.
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DISPLAY

In terms of display, we have the following comparison of moto G6 vs Samsung S9;

Display type; Motorola G6 has IPS LCD whereas Samsung S9 has super AMOLED

Bazelless display; both phones have this feature.

Pixel density; Motorola G6 has 407ppi while Samsung S9 has 568ppi.

Screen protection; Motorola G6 has Corning Gorilla Glass v3 while Samsung S9 has Corning Gorilla Glass v5.

Screen size; Motorola G6 is 5.93” whereas Samsung S9 is 5.8”

Screen resolution; Motorola G6 has 1080 x 2160px whereas Samsung S9 has 1440 x 2960px.

Touch screen; both phones have capacitive touchscreen and multi-touch.

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Samsung S9 is better.
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CAMERA

Camera features; Motorola G6 has digital zoom, Auto flash, face detection and touch to focus whereas Samsung S9 has wide angle selfie.

Image resolution; both phones have 4000 x 6000px.

Autofocus; Motorola G6 has Dual pixel autofocus.

Shooting modes; both phones have continuous shooting and HDR.

Resolution (front camera); Motorola G6 has 16MP whereas Samsung S9 has 8MP.

Physical aperture; Motorola G6 has f2.2 while Samsung S9 has f1.7

Video recording; Motorola G6 has 1920×1080 @ 30fps while Samsung S9 has 3840×2160 @ 60fps, 1920×1080 @ 60fps and 1280×720 @ 30fps.

Flash; both phones have LED.

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Motorola G6 is better.
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PERFORMANCE & FEATURES

Chipset; Motorola G6 has Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 while Samsung S9 has Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9810.

Graphics; Motorola G6 has Adreno 508 while Samsung S9 has Mali-G72 MP18

Processor; Motorola G6 has Octa-core, 2.2GHz, Cortex A53 while Samsung S9 has Octa-core (2.7GHz, Quad-core, M2 Mongoose + 1.7GHz, Quad-core, Cortex A53)

Architecture; both phones have 64 bit.

RAM; Motorola G6 has 6GB whereas Samsung S9 has 4GB.

Internal memory; both phones have 64GB

Expandable memory; Motorola G6 has up to 256GB whereas Samsung S9 has up to 400GB.

USB OTG support; both phones have this feature.

Sensors; both phones have Light, Proximity, Accelerometer and Gyroscope. Samsung S9 has Barometer, compass and Gyroscope.

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Samsung S9 is better.
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MULTIMEDIA

Loudspeaker; both phones have loudspeakers.

Radio; Motorola G6 has FM radio.

Audio jack; both phones have 3.5mm audio jack.

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Motorola G6 is better as it has FM radio.
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BATTERY

Charging; both phones support quick charge with Motorola G6 having Turbo power.

Type; Motorola G6 has Li-Polymer whereas Samsung S9 has Li-ion.

Capacity; Motorola G6 has 3200mAh whereas Samsung S9 has 3000mAh.

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Motorola G6 is better.
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CONNECTIVITY

Wi-Fi; Motorola G6 has 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz whereas Samsung S9 has 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GHz, MIMO.

NFC; Samsung S9 has NFC.

Location; both phones have GPS, A-GPS and Glonass.

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Samsung S9 is better.
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Conclusion

When we compare moto G6 vs galaxy S9 in this review, Samsung S9 is a better phone as it has a faster CPU speed, higher pixel density, bigger screen size, higher resolution, is dustproof and water-resistant, has built-in optical image stabilization, has stereo speakers and 4x faster downloads.

$ 322.90