Vivo S9 vs Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo S9 phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 64 MP, MediaTek Dimensity 1100 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.44 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 1100 MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765)
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1600 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 64 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2 MP 16/2/2 MP
Front Camera 44 MP 8 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 5000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Vivo S9 runs on MediaTek Dimensity 1100 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and VC cooling system. Running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) operating system.

The MediaTek Dimensity 1100 is a better chipset processor than the MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765).

Meanwhile, the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite has a MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765), the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 4 cores of 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A53. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2300 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture. And it’s running on OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Vivo S9 is carrying a ARM Mali-G77 gpu in the interior and the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite has the PowerVR GE8320,680 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo S9 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 25% (percent) less powerful than the 5000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W fast charging and Vivo FlashCharge.
The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The smartphone is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.44 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite is featuring a IPS display with 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Vivo S9 is a 0.9% smaller than Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
3000000:1 Max Vision Display
90Hz refresh rate Multi-touch
98% NTSC Scratch resistant
Capacitive
HDR10+
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Vivo S9 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite is coming with a 4 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 1866 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, the Vivo S9 gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 200% bigger than the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite with 4 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Vivo S9 comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes) or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Vivo S9 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite.

The max storage capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 256 gigabytes ,which is a 300% more than the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite with 64 gigabytes.

Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite gets you or 64 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Vivo S9 rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 64/8/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:26 mm , carrying a sensor like Samsung S5KGW1 , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.8 f/2.2 f/2.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 16/2/2 MP , the flash type is LED , a pixel size of 1 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.4 respectively.

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
10x digital zoom 1080p @ 60 fps
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 4x zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) 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
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) – 16 mm (#2) Face detection
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings ISO settings
Optical image stabilization Laser autofocus (LAF)
Panorama Optical zoom
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Panorama
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle macro) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
Self-timer RAW
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2) Scene mode
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Touch focus Self-timer
White balance settings Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo S9 comes with a 44 MP in the front.

The Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
44 MP 8 MP
5-element lens (#2) Aperture:f/2.0
Angle of view – 105° (#2) Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Aperture size – f/2.3 (#2) Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
Aperture:f/2.0
Autofocus
Digital image stabilization
Face detection
Face unlock
Geotagging
HDR
Panorama
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.

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite
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
HSPA+ UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE
TD-SCDMA

Price

The Vivo S9 price is $465 and the Motorola Moto G8 Power Lite price tag is $200

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