Vivo S9 vs Motorola Moto G9 Power – Review, specifications and prices

The new Vivo S9 handset 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 G9 Power also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G9 Power
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.44 in (inches) 6.78 in (inches)
Processor MediaTek Dimensity 1100 Qualcomm Snapdragon 662
Operating System OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11) OriginOS 1.0 (Android 11)
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 720 x 1640 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) or 12 GB (gigabytes) 4 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 64/8/2 MP 64/2/2 MP
Front Camera 44 MP 16 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 6000 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 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 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 G9 Power has the Qualcomm Adreno 610,950 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Vivo S9 battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 50% (percent) less powerful than the 6000 mAh offered by the Motorola Moto G9 Power. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, 33W fast charging and Vivo FlashCharge.
The Motorola Moto G9 Power battery include Fast charging and Non-removable.

Screen

The handset is using a AMOLED display with 1080 x 2400 pixels and a screen size of 6.44 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 Vivo S9 is a 5.2% smaller than Motorola Moto G9 Power screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G9 Power
2.5D curved glass screen Capacitive
3000000:1 Multi-touch
90Hz refresh rate Scratch resistant
98% NTSC
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 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 Vivo S9 gives a 100% more ram memory capacity than Motorola Moto G9 Power.

The maximum capacity offered by the Vivo S9 is 12 gigabytes ,which is a 200% 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 Vivo S9 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 Vivo S9 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 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 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.

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G9 Power
10x digital zoom Aperture size – f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3) Autofocus
Autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Digital image stabilization
Digital image stabilization Digital zoom
Digital zoom Exposure compensation
Exposure compensation Face detection
Face detection Geotagging
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) – 16 mm (#2) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR Laser autofocus (LAF)
ISO settings Macro mode
Optical image stabilization Optical zoom
Panorama Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Pixel size – 1.12 µm (#2) Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#2)
Scene mode Pixel size – 1.75 µm (#3)
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (ultra-wide-angle macro) Scene mode
Self-timer Secondary rear camera – 2 MP (macro)
Sensor size – 1/4″ (#2) Self-timer
Third rear camera – 2 MP (macro) Third rear camera – 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Touch focus Touch focus
White balance settings White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Vivo S9 comes with a 44 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:

Vivo S9 Motorola Moto G9 Power
44 MP 16 MP
5-element lens (#2) Aperture:f/2.3
Angle of view – 105° (#2) Face unlock
Aperture size – f/2.3 (#2) HDR
Aperture:f/2.0 Pixel size:1 µm /0.001000 mm
Autofocus Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
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 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+ UMTS(384 kbit/s)
LTE
TD-SCDMA

Price

The Vivo S9 price is $465 and the Motorola Moto G9 Power price tag is $250

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