Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X Play vs Samsung Galaxy A9

Motorola Moto X Play
motorola moto x play
Samsung Galaxy A9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced July 2015 December 2015
Status Available - August 2015 Coming Soon - January 2016
Price Rs. 15,499 ($227.93) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 33,000 ($499.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 148 x 75 x 10.9 mm
(5.83 x 2.95 x 0.43 in)
161.7 x 80.9 x 7.4 mm
(6.37 x 3.19 x 0.29 in)
Weight 169 g (5.96 oz) 200 g (7.05 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1562 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 41(2500) - XT1562 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP52 Certified: Water Repellant Nano-coating -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop), planned upgrade to v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8976 Snapdragon 652 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 405 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 6.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.21% 75.93%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio - FM radio with RDS; recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 21 MP, 5248 x 3936 [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR Auto focus, f/1.9, OIS, 1/3'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat7 350/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor not present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor not present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3630 mAh 4000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 48 h -