Comparing the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro and Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro, the first Samsung smartphone with a 6GB RAM was recently up for pre-order. Costing Rs. 36900, the phone is expected to become available from February 20th onwards in leading online platforms. Competing with the C9 Pro is the Moto Z, which comes with some good specs as well. If you are struggling to decide between the two, here's a look at how the two square up against each other. This is the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro vs Moto Z comparison.



Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro and Moto Z– Tech Specs

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro vs Moto Z
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro vs Moto Z

Display

The Moto Z has a bigger pixel capacity when compared to the Galaxy C9 Pro meaning you can expect a crisper, sharper screen on the Moto. The C9 Pro on the other hand has a bigger display size.

Display


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Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Screen Size

5.5 inches

6 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels

1080x1920 pixels

Hardware

When it comes to the hardware, the C9 Pro scores over the Moto Z in terms of its RAM and storage capacities. The Moto Z only has a quad-core processor compared to the octa-core processor in the Samsung device.

Hardware

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Processor

1.8GHz quad-core/Qualcomm Snapdragon 820

1.44GHz octa-core/Qualcomm Snapdragon 653

RAM

3GB

6GB

Internal storage

32GB

64GB

Expandable storage

Up To 2TB/ microSD

Up to 256GB/ microSD

Camera

While we are yet to see how the C9 Pro performs camera-wise, the fact that there is a bigger better lens on both the primary and front camera should augur well for the C9 Pro. The Moto Z camera performance on the other hand does not disappoint either, even in night-time shots.

Camera

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Rear Camera

13MP

16MP

Front Camera

5MP

16MP

Flash

Available

Available

Cam Features

ƒ/1.8 aperture, (OIS), Laser Autofocus, Zero Shutter Lag, Pro Mode, Quick Capture, Best Shot, Shutter button, Burst mode, Night mode, Auto HDR, Panorama,Video Stabilization, 1080p HD video, 4K video, Slow Motion video, Video HDR

f/1.9 Aperture Lens, Auto Continuous Shot, Download, Food, HDR, Night, Panorama, Pro, Voice Control, Beauty, Auto Focus, Face Detection, Selfie, Wide Selfie, & Gesture.

Software

Both devices run Android 6.0 Marshmallow but Samsung runs it on its own proprietary software. If you hate the stock Android experience, you may be put off by the Moto Z but that's a personal choice.

Software

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

OS

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Skin

None

Tizen OS

Android 7.0 Nougat

No

No

Connectivity

Connectivity

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

WiFi

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

GPS

Available

Available

Bluetooth

v 4.1

v 4.2

NFC

Available

Available

Infrared

Not Available

Not Available

FM

Not Available

Not Available

SIM

Hate hybrid SIM? Then you'll be pleased with the C9 Pro, which offers a separate slot for the SD card.

SIM

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Number of SIMs

2

2 + 1 (separate memory card slot)

Type

Nano/Nano

Nano/Nano

4G LTE

Available

Available

Sensors

Sensors

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Fingerprint Sensor

Available

Available

Compass

Available

Available

Proximity sensor

Available

Available

Accelerometer

Available

Available

Ambient light sensor

Available

Available

Gyroscope

Available

Available

Barometer

Not Available

Not Available

Temperature sensor

Not Available

Not Available

Battery Capacity

When it comes to the battery, the Moto Z is a huge disappointment. If you want to run heavy applications, you'd be heading for that charger far more often than you'd wish to.

Battery

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Battery capacity

2600 mAh

4000 mAh

Removable Battery

No

No

Quick Charging

Yes

Yes

Other Specs

The Moto Z is available in two sober colors, back and white. The smaller battery and display affords it the luxury of being lighter than the Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro.

Other Specs

Moto Z

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Colors

Black, White

Gold, Grey

Dimensions

153.30 x 75.30 x 5.19 mm

169.90 x 80.70 x 6.90 mm

Weight

136 gms

189 gms

Price

Rs.39,999

Rs.36,990

Buy On

Which to Buy? Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro vs Moto Z

The Moto Z is known to get hot in heavy usage and only supports a hybrid SIM slot. On the plus side, its lighter and allows options to add Mods to enhance performance. The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro has 53% more battery capacity, better pixel density, a vastly bigger screen, and a more powerful processor. And its all for a price that is far cheaper than the Moto Z. So, which one should you buy? The Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro wins this battle hands down.

Whatever your choice of device, is, you can click below to check out the product on the respective sites.

Moto Z
Moto Z
  • 4 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 128 GB
  • 5.5 inch HD Display
  • 13 MP Primary Camera | 5 MP Front
  • 2600 mAh Li-Polymer Battery
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor

Flipkart Rating As On 15th Feb, 2017

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro
  • 6 GB RAM | 64 GB ROM | Expandable Upto 256 GB
  • 6 inch HD Display
  • 16 MP Primary Camera | 16MP Front
  • 4000 mAh Battery
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor

Samsung Galaxy C9 Pro

Yet to be Rated

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  • February 15, 2017
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Adeline is a tech enthusiast who loves exploring the latest tools and applications in the marketplace. She also loves her Android and spends time reviewing apps and playing games when she has the time.

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