Motorola Edge S vs Motorola Moto G9 Power – Review, specifications and prices

The new Motorola Edge S handset has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 processor chipset and a battery of 5000 mAh. On other side, the Motorola Moto G9 Power also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Motorola Edge S Motorola Moto G9 Power
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.7 in (inches) 6.78 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels 720 x 1640 pixels
RAM 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/16/2/TOF MP 64/2/2 MP
Front Camera 16 MP 16 MP
Battery 5000 mAh 6000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Motorola Edge S runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.2 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.4 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 385. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3200 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 662.

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G9 Power has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 662, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.0 GHz Kryo 260 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 260. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2000 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on Android 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Motorola Edge S is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650 gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G9 Power has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Motorola Edge S battery capacity is 5000 mAh which is a 20% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G9 Power. Some features include Fast charging and Non-removable.
The Motorola Moto G9 Power battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a IPS display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.7 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G9 Power is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1640 pixels and a screen size of 6.78 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Motorola Edge S is a 1.1% smaller than Motorola Moto G9 Power screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Motorola Moto G9 Power
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
90 Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
HDR10
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Motorola Edge S is carrying a ram memory of 6 GB (gigabytes) or 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Motorola Moto G9 Power is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1333 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Motorola Edge S gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G9 Power.

The maximum capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 8 gigabytes ,which is a 100% bigger than the Motorola Moto G9 Power with 4 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Motorola Edge S comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Motorola Edge S is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Motorola Moto G9 Power with 128 gigabytes.

Motorola Moto G9 Power gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Motorola Edge S rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 64/16/2/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.2 f/2.0 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G9 Power rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 64/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:26 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Motorola Edge S Motorola Moto G9 Power
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Autofocus Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Continuous shooting Autofocus
Digital image stabilization Continuous shooting
Digital zoom Digital image stabilization
Exposure compensation Digital zoom
Face detection Exposure compensation
Fourth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Face detection
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Laser autofocus (LAF) Laser autofocus (LAF)
Optical image stabilization Macro mode
Optical zoom Optical zoom
Panorama Panorama
PDAF (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Pixel size – 1.6 m (4-in-1 pixel binning) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
Scene mode Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Self-timer Self-timer
Sensor size – 1.0 m (#2) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing) Touch focus
Touch focus White balance settings
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Motorola Edge S comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Motorola Moto G9 Power has a 16 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Motorola Edge S Motorola Moto G9 Power
16 MP 16 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.3
Aperture:f/2.0 (#2) Face unlock
Face unlock HDR
HDR Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Pixel size:0.9 µm /0.000900 mm Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Secondary front camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle)

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Motorola Edge S Motorola Moto G9 Power
5G NSA EDGE
5G SA EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
GPRS LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Motorola Edge S price is $300 (6 GB + 128 GB) or $350 ($8 GB + 128 GB) or $400 (8 GB + 256 GB) and the Motorola Moto G9 Power price tag is $250

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