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Lenovo Moto G5 16GB

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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
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Lenovo Moto G5 16GB vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Why is Lenovo Moto G5 16GB better than Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 44g lighter
    145gvs189g
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.8mm narrower
    73mmvs73.8mm
  • 13.8mm shorter
    144.3mmvs158.1mm
  • Supports two SIM cards

Why is Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845) better than Lenovo Moto G5 16GB?

  • 25% more battery power
    3500mAhvs2800mAh
  • 1.9x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs8 x 1.2GHz
  • 19.95% higher pixel density
    529ppivs441ppi
  • 24% bigger screen size
    6.2"vs5"
  • 4GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs2GB
  • 1.85x more megapixels (main camera)
    12MP & 12MPvs13MP
  • 2.06x higher resolution
    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 1.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    8MPvs5MP

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.weight

145g

189g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

9.5mm

8.5mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

73mm

73.8mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

144.3mm

158.1mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1440 x 2960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

441ppi

529ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

3

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5"

6.2"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.every pixel has three subpixels
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.RAM speed

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 430)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

4.CPU threads

8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 430)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

8

5.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

6.Has out-of-order execution
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

12MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

3.Has laser autofocus
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

5.front camera megapixels

5MP

8MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

5.has dedicated media keys
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

2800mAh

3500mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

3.has a removable battery
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

4.wireless charging
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

5.Supports fast charging
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

6.has a battery level indicator
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
2.Has offline voice recognition
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Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
4.Supports Java
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)
5.Is free and open source
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Lenovo Moto G5 16GB
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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