Motorola Moto G8 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 9: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto G8 Power vs Xiaomi Redmi 9. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

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Technical data sheets

Basics

Score

Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.8 Ki Price/Quality
Score
7.9 Ki Price/Quality
Score
Design and Screen score 6.5 Design & Materials 6.9 Design & Materials
Performance and Hardware score 6.6 Performance & Hardware 6.7 Performance & Hardware
Camera score 6.6 Camera 6.4 Camera
Connectivity score 6.6 Connectivity 7.4 Connectivity
Battery score 8.1 Battery 8.1 Battery

User reviews

User score
9.2
38 opinions
8.7
86 opinions

Summary

Inches 6.4" 6.53"
Resolution FHD+ FHD+
Usable surface 83% useful 83% useful
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Dimensions 75.8 mm
159.9 mm
9.6 mm
77.0 mm
163.3 mm
9.1 mm
Weight 197 g 198 g
Micro SnapD. 665
Octa-Core
Helio G80
Octa-Core
RAM 4 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 64 GB 32 GB
AnTuTu 171.000
v8
203.078
v8
Battery 5000 mAh 5020 mAh
Main Camera 1
16 Mpx · ƒ/1.7
OV16E10
2 3 4
1
13 Mpx · ƒ/2.2
OV13B10
2 3 4
Selfie Camera SELF 16 Mpx · ƒ/2.0 SELF 8 Mpx · ƒ/2.0
Bands
OS Android 10 Q Android 10 Q

Brand

Brand Motorola Xiaomi
Aliases Moto G8 Power Super row M2004J19AG

Release Date

Release date February 2020,
1 year ago
June 2020,
10 months ago
State On Sale On Sale
Market Global Global

Design & Materials

Structure

Motorola Moto G8 Power
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Motorola Moto G8 Power
Xiaomi Redmi 9
Size
75.8 mm
159.9 mm
9.6 mm
Print 3D Model
77.0 mm
163.3 mm
9.1 mm
Print 3D Model
Weight 197 g 198 g
Usable surface 83 % 83 %
Materials Aluminium alloy, P2i Nano coating Plastic, Splash resistant design
Resistance - -
Colors
Black

Blue
Black

Green

Cyan

Screen

Diagonal 6.4" 6.53"
Type LCD IPS LCD IPS
Aspect Ratio 19.5:9 19.5:9
Resolution FHD+
1080 x 2300 px
FHD+
1080 x 2340 px
Density 397 Pixels per inch 395 Pixels per inch

Others

Others
  • Hole-punch Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless
  • Water Drop Notch
  • Brightnes 400 cd/m² (typ)
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort Certification
  • 70% NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Frameless

User reviews

Do you think it's a nice phone?
9.2
9.0
Is it comfortable?
9.0
8.4
Can you see it well in the sunlight?
8.0
7.0
Is it a drop-resistant and scratch-resistant smartphone?
8.4
8.0
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 MediaTek Helio G80
CPU 4x Kryo 260 2.0 GHz + 4x Kryo 260 1.8 GHz 2x Cortex-A75 2.0 GHz + 6x Cortex-A55 1.8 GHz
Type Octa-Core Octa-Core
Manufacturing 11 nm 12 nm
Frequency 2 GHz 2 GHz
64 Bits Yes Yes

Graphics

GPU Qualcomm Adreno 610 ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2

RAM

RAM 4 GB 3 GB
Type LPDDR4X RAM LPDDR4X RAM

Storage

Capacity 64 GB 32 GB
Type -- eMMC 5.1 Storage
SD Slot Yes ,
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes ,
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint Yes, in the back Yes, in the back

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyroscope
  • Fingerprint
  • Proximity
  • Light sensor
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass

Others

Notifications LED -- --
Cooling system No No
Gaming buttons No No

User reviews

Does it have good sound?
9.6
8.6
Does it work smoothly in everyday use?
9.1
9.0
What's your experience been with demanding games?
8.4
8.6
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Camera

Main

No. of cameras Quad rear camera Quad rear camera
1
Camera type

Standard

Standard
Resolution 16 Mpx 13 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV16E10 Omnivision OV13B10
Type PureCel PureCel
Aperture ƒ/ 1.7 ƒ/ 2.2
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.12 µm 1.12 µm
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/2.8 1/3.06
2
Camera type

Wide Angle lens

Wide Angle lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV8856
Samsung S5K4H7
Type
PureCel
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.2
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/4
1/4
3
Camera type

Macro lens

Portrait mode (depth)
Resolution
2 Mpx
8 Mpx
Sensor
Omnivision OV02A10
Samsung S5K4H7
Type
CMOS
PureCel
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.75 µm
1.12 µm
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/2.8
1/4
4
Camera type

Telephoto lens

Macro lens
Resolution
8 Mpx
5 Mpx
Sensor
Samsung S5K4H7
Unknown
Type
PureCel
--
Aperture
ƒ/ 2.2
ƒ/ 2.4
ISO
--
--
Pixel size
1.12 µm
--
Pixel Binning
--
--
Sensor size
1/4
--

Features

Flash Dual LED LED
Optical Stabilisation No No
Slow Motion Video No,
30 fps
Yes,
120 fps
Others
  • 4K Video
  • Optical zoom
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
  • Laser autofocus (LAF)
  • Touch focus
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • Continuous shooting
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • RAW
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Geotagging
  • ISO settings
  • Digital zoom
  • Quadruple camera
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Autofocus
  • Touch focus
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Face detection
  • White balance settings
  • ISO settings
  • Exposure compensation
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer

Selfie

SELF
Camera type

Dedicated

Dedicated
Resolution 16 Mpx 8 Mpx
Sensor Omnivision OV16A1Q Unknown
Type PureCel --
Aperture ƒ/ 2.0 ƒ/ 2.0
ISO -- --
Pixel size 1.00 µm --
Pixel Binning -- --
Sensor size 1/3.06 --
Others
--
--

DxOMark Score

DxOMark Score -- --

User reviews

Quality of daytime photos
9.3
8.4
Quality of nighttime photos
7.5
5.9
Quality of selfies
8.5
7.9
Does it have a powerful flash?
8.6
7.8
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Connectivity

Network compatibility

5G -- --
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B28b (700)
  • B28a (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B19 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM Dual Sim Dual Standby Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM
  • Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11ac
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Display

Bluetooth

Version Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption Bluetooth 5.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • SUPL
  • Galileo
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • Beidou

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

-- 0.789 W/Kg on head
1.065 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

-- 1.084 W/Kg on head
1.049 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Infrared
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

User reviews

Does it have good coverage for calls?
9.3
9.0
Quality of the GPS
9.0
8.7
And the WiFi?
8.9
9.1
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Battery

Battery

Capacity
5000 mAh
5020 mAh
Type Li-Ion Li-Polymer
Fast charge Yes,
18.0W
Yes,
18.0W
Others
  • Non-removable
  • Non-removable

User reviews

How long does the battery last?
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 8%
    Less than a day
  • 13%
    One day
  • 47%
    More than one day
  • 32%
    Two days or more
  • 0%
    Less than half day
  • 0%
    Less than a day
  • 22%
    One day
  • 62%
    More than one day
  • 16%
    Two days or more
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Software

Software

Operating System
  • Android 10
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
  • MIUI V11 (Android 10)
    Android 10 Q, 1 year ago
Google Services (official) Yes Yes

User reviews

Did it come with preinstalled applications?
  • 29%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 66%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 5%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
  • 5%
    It comes with a clean operating system
  • 83%
    It has preinstalled apps but they don't bother me
  • 13%
    It has preinstalled apps that I can't uninstall
Do you regularly receive updates?
  • 0%
    Never
  • 0%
    Once a year
  • 31%
    Every six months
  • 69%
    Every two months or less
  • 0%
    Never
  • 1%
    Once a year
  • 51%
    Every six months
  • 47%
    Every two months or less
Number of reviews
38 opinions
86 opinions

Prices

Prices

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  4GB  •  64GB Change

Prices

Prices for the version Global  •  3GB  •  32GB  •  NFC Change