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Galaxy Z Flip vs. Motorola Razr vs. Galaxy Fold: Foldable phones go head to head – CNET


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Samsung recently announced its Galaxy Z Flip 5G, an upgraded version of its inaugural clamshell phone that sold out within days of its release

At $1,450 (about £1,120 or AU$2,020), the Galaxy Z Flip 5G costs $70 more than the original Galaxy Z Flip cost when it was released in the US in February. For that extra cost, you get 5G capabilities and Qualcomm’s upgraded Snapdragon 865 Plus chipset (as opposed to 2019’s Snapdragon 855 Plus processor). In fact, the Galaxy Z Flip 5G is the first Samsung phone to feature that CPU, which promises to enable faster Wi-Fi download speeds, render graphics faster and help batteries last longer. 

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Samsung’s latest phone will join a tiny but growing collection of foldable phones including the Galaxy Fold and the new Z Fold 2 — and the Microsoft Surface Duo, which was also just released this month. In February, Motorola launched a revamped version of its iconic Razr phone for $1,500 — and a second version of the foldable Motorola Razr was also just announced last week. The Fold, which costs nearly $2,000, opens up like a book, unlike the Razr and the Z Flip. This pricier, larger and heavier Samsung foldable also comes with a significantly larger battery and a more extensive camera setup.

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For a full comparison, take a look at CNET’s specs chart below.

Galaxy Z Flip specs vs. Galaxy Fold vs. Moto Razr

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Samsung Galaxy Fold Motorola Razr
Display size Internal: 6.7 inches Dynamic OLED with folding glass (UTG) External: 1.1 inches Super AMOLED Internal: 6.7-inch FHD+ Dynamic AMOLED External: 1.1-inch Super AMOLED Internal: 7.3-inch Dynamic AMOLED (plastic) / External: 4.6-inch Dynamic AMOLED (Gorilla Glass 6) Internal: 6.2-inch, foldable OLED External: 2.7-inch glass OLED
Resolution 2,636×1,080 + 300×112 pixels 2,636×1,080 + 300×112 pixels 2,152×1,536 + 1,680×720 pixels 2,142×876 + 800×600 pixels
Pixel density 425 ppi (internal) / 303 ppi (external) 425 ppi (internal) / 303 ppi (external) 362 ppi (internal screen) 373 ppi (internal screen)
Dimensions (Inches) Folded: 2.99×3.44×0.62 ~ 0.68 in / Unfolded: 2.99×6.59×0.27 ~0.28 in Folded: 2.99×3.44×0.62 ~ 0.68 in / Unfolded: 2.99×6.59×0.27 ~0.28 in Folded: 6.3×2.5×0.6 in / Unfolded: 6.3×4.6×0.3 in Unfolded: 6.8×2.8×0.28 in / Folded: 3.7×2.8×0.55 in
Dimensions (Millimeters) Folded: 73.6×87.4×17.4mm. Unfolded: 73.6×167.3×7.2mm. Folded: 73.6×87.4×15.4 ~17.3 mm / Unfolded: 73.6×167.3×6.9 ~ 7.2 mm Folded: 62.8x161x15.7mm ~ 17.1mm / Unfolded: 117.9x161x6.9mm ~ 7.6mm Unfolded: 172×7 2×6.9mm / Folded: 94x72x14mm
Weight (Ounces, Grams) 6.46 oz; 183g 6.46 oz; 183g 9.7 oz; 276g 7.2 oz; 205g
Mobile software Android 10 Android 10 Android 9 Android 9
Camera 12 megapixels (main), 12 megapixel (wide angle) 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 12-megapixel (ultra wide-angle) 12-megapixel (wide-angle), 16-megapixel (ultra wide-angle), 12-megapixel (telephoto) 16-megapixel external (f/1.7, dual pixel AF), 5-megapixel internal
Front-facing camera 10-megapixel 10-megapixel Two 10-megapixel, 8-megapixel 3D depth Same as main 16-megapixel external
Video capture 4K (HDR 10+) 4K (HDR 10+) 4K (HDR 10+) 4K
Processor Snapdragon 865 Plus Snapdragon 855 Plus Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 710
Storage 256GB 256GB 512GB 128GB
Expandable storage No No No No
Battery 3,300mAh 3,300mAh 4,380mAh 2,510mAh
Fingerprint sensor Side Side Power button Below screen
Headphone jack No No No None
Special features 5G, Reversible wireless charging, foldable display Foldable display; wireless PowerShare; wireless charging; fast charging Foldable display, wireless charging, fast charging Foldable display, eSIM, Motorola gestures, splashproof
Price off-contract (USD) $1,450 $1,380 $1,980 $1,499
Price (GBP) Converts to about £1,120 £1,300 £2,000 Converts to about £1,160
Price (AUD) Converts to about AU$2,020 Converts to about $1,920 Converts to about $2,760 Converts to about $2,090

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Motorola Moto G9 with Snapdragon 662, 5000mAh battery debuts in India for ₹11,499 ($154) – Android Central

Motorola Moto GSource: Motorola

What you need to know

  • Motorola Moto G9 is now official.
  • The phone features a Snapdragon 662 chipset and a triple-camera setup on the back with a 48MP main sensor.
  • It has been priced at ₹11,499 ($154) in India.

Motorola today quietly unveiled the Moto G9 in India, its first phone under the Moto G9 series. The phone succeeds the Moto G8, which was launched in March this year.

The Moto G9 sports a 6.5-inch HD+ resolution display with a 20:9 aspect ratio and a waterdrop notch at the top, housing an 8MP selfie camera. Powering the budget-friendly smartphone is an 11nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 chipset, which has been paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage.

Motorola Moto G9

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It has a triple-camera setup on the back with a 48MP main sensor, a 2MP macro camera, and a 2MP depth sensor. Keeping the lights on is a large 5,000mAh battery with 20W fast charging. The phone also comes with a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, a USB Type-C port, NFC, and a water repellent coating. Like Motorola’s other recent phones, the Moto G9 offers a dedicated Google Assistant button as well. On the software front, the Moto G9 runs Android 10 out of the box.

Motorola has priced the Moto G9 at ₹11,499 ($154) in India, putting it head-to-head with the Redmi Note 9. The phone will be going on sale in the country starting August 31 from Flipkart. As for color options, the Moto G9 will be offered in Sapphire Blue and Forest Green.

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Motorola Edge Plus battery life test complete: one of the best around – PhoneArena

Motorola Edge Plus battery life test complete: one of the best around

The Motorola Edge Plus is the best smartphone that Motorola has in 2020: exclusive to Verizon Wireless in the United States, the Edge Plus comes with the best processor you can get on an Android phone at the time, the Snapdragon 865, it is equipped with a big 6.7-inch AMOLED screen with gorgeous colors and it’s got a fast, 90Hz refresh rate that makes everything appears extra smooth.

But what about the battery life on the Motorola Edge Plus?

The phone comes with a massive, 5,000mAh battery inside, and that’s one of the biggest battery sizes on a phone this year comparable only to the much more expensive Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Needless to say, we were excited to test the battery life on the Motorola Edge Plus and put it through our extensive PhoneArena battery tests: web browsing, YouTube video streaming and 3D gaming. But first, let’s start with…

Motorola Edge Plus 90Hz vs 60Hz Battery Life tested

While the Motorola Edge Plus is set to work at the smoother 90Hz refresh rate mode, if you want to maximize battery life, you can go into the display settings and change it to a more traditional 60Hz refresh rate.

What effect does this have on battery life? Good news is that it’s not a huge effect: battery life improves by about 5% in our testing, and while it all depends on how you use your phone we definitely don’t see a huge difference in battery life and we would recommend you stick with the much smoother and pleasing 90Hz refresh rate option.

Good news is that the Motorola Edge Plus is also the longest lasting 90Hz phone we have tested so far, beating the OnePlus 8 powered by the same Snapdragon 865 processor but a smaller 4,300mAh battery by a bit.

Motorola Edge Plus YouTube Video Streaming battery life test

While not quite a record holder in YouTube video playback times, the Edge Plus performed very good with video streaming. It was able to last 9 hours and 48 minutes of continuous YouTube video playback, a bit longer than even the iPhone 11 Pro Max, and significantly longer than the Google Pixel 4 XL and iPhone 11.

If you are watching a lot of videos on your phone, the Motorola Edge Plus is a good choice because it will last longer than most.

Motorola Edge Plus 3D Gaming battery test 

We also test 3D gaming, a different and interesting test because it puts the stress on the graphics chip, while the other tests stress the CPU of a phone.

And the Motorola Edge Plus held its ground well with a score of about 8 hours and a half. That’s right in line with the Galaxy S20+, for instance, but noticeably less than rival OnePlus 8 which seems to do better in terms of its power management for gaming. If you are a gamer, you won’t be disappointed with the battery life on the Motorola Edge Plus, but if you want the very best battery life for gaming, the OnePlus 8 might be a better option. You can

read our in-depth dive with the OnePlus 8 here.


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