Comparison of Motorola Moto G9 Play vs Redmi 9C

Today we put two of the most fascinating entry-level mobiles that we can buy face to face. Both the Moto G9 Play and the Redmi 9C embody everything we can anticipate from a mobile with great efficiency and an exceptional price. We ask ourselves, which of the two is a better investment?

Without a doubt, spending little on a mobile phone is no longer accepting that we are going to have a phone with minimal benefits, on the contrary, any phone of just over one hundred euros today might serve for the day-to-day life of the majority of users.

Screen and measurements

We are dealing with two phones of comparable dimensions, the Motorola with a 6.5-inch screen and HD resolution, while the Redmi has a 6.53- inch screen and HD resolution, both with a drop-shaped notch.

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The dimensions of the bike are 165.2 x 75.7 x 9.2 mm and weigh 200 grams, while those of the 9C are 164.9 x 77 x 9 mm and weigh 196 grams. For that reason in the hands both need to feel similar in weight and dimensions.

Redmi 9C


We are dealing with 2 mobiles with different processors. When it comes to the Motorola there is a Snapdragon 662, while the Redmi 9C has a MediaTek, Helio G35 A priori the Snapdragon is far more powerful than the Helio.

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When it comes to Motorola we have 4GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. While in the Redmi 9C there is 3GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage, in both cases expandable by means of microSD cards. They are two moderately effective phones and well geared up with storage and RAM.

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Image cam

Here both have a triple cam, although with substantial distinctions. Because while the Moto has a 48 megapixel primary sensing unit, the Redmi has a 13 megapixel sensor.

Moto G9 Play

In both cases we have a 2 megapixel macro and 2 megapixel depth sensing unit. The front video camera is 8 megapixels on the Moto and 5 megapixels on the Redmi.

Redmi 9C NFC

Battery, connection and software

In this regard, they are two mobiles with an identical capacity, thanks to a 5000 mAh battery, which charges quicker in the Motorola, thanks to a quick charge of 20 W, compared to 10 W on the Redmi. There is more, due to the fact that both phones have Bluetooth 5.0 or FM Radio.

Moto G9 Play

In its favor, the Motorola has NFC to be able to make mobile payments, in addition to Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ b/ g/ n/ air conditioner, which allows it to link to 5GHz networks with a USB type C adapter. Regarding the software, the 2 have Android 10, when it comes to the Moto with a practically non-existent layer of customization, and in the Motorola with MIUI 12.

Redmi 9C NFC

Rate and conclusion

Without a doubt we are facing 2 of the very best low-cost mobiles that we can buy today. The Moto G9 Play can now be bought for 135 euros, while the Redmi 9C is priced at 119 euros, which can realistically vary up or down. And the reality is that for that cost difference of around 20 euros, the Motorola is a better buy. For different factors, such as its more effective processor, or the bigger RAM memory.

The cam is likewise better, both the rear and the front, plus its battery charges much faster and has NFC to pay in stores. From the Redmi we can just highlight its more content price, however as we state, with such a testimonial difference, it will deserve it to us to acquire the Moto, although the Redmi continues to be an excellent terminal.

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