It is undoubtedly the most popular and numerous range, the mid-range, in which brands such as Motorola or Vivo are very comfortable with a large number of terminals with an excellent price-performance ratio. This is the case of the Moto G9 Plus and the Vivo Y70, two terminals of moderate price and that offer us many interesting features.
Some telephones that we face to know to what extent they can better adapt to our needs. Because in this case we do not want to determine a winner, nor if one is better than another, but if it is suitable for what you are looking for.
Screen and dimensions
In this aspect there are important differences, since the Motorola has a fairly large 6.81-inch screen , which has Full HD + resolution and HDR10 compatibility. For its part, the Vivo is smaller, 6.44 inches , with Full HD + resolution, and yes, AMOLED technology, which undoubtedly tends to be better especially in the mid-ranges.
The Moto has dimensions of 170 x 78.1 x 9.7 mm and a weight of 223 grams. While the Vivo is logically more compact, with dimensions of 161 x 74.1 x 7.8 mm and a weight of 171 grams.
Here we also find important differences, since the Moto G9 Plus has a Snapdragon 730G processor , which is much more powerful than the Snapdragon 665 of the Vivo, which is already a classic in the mid-range.
The Moto is accompanied by 4GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. While the Vivo has double, 8GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, in both cases it is expandable via micro SD cards.
Here the Motorola has more sensors, as it has a quad camera. Its main sensor is 64 megapixels , and it is accompanied by an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle sensor, a 2-megapixel macro and a 2-megapixel depth sensor.
For its part, the Vivo has a triple camera , with a 48-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel macro, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. In front, both have a perforated camera, with 16 megapixels, so in this section there is more equality.
Battery, connectivity and software
In this section of the Motorola it has more capacity, with a 5000 mAh, while the Vivo has a 4100mAh , somewhat short for what is usual today. Both have very fast charges, 30W on the Motorola and 33W on the Vivo , so both can be fully charged in just one hour. Both have Bluetooth 5.0, as well as Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n / ac, USB type C connector and NFC to be able to make mobile payments in establishments.
In its favor, the Vivo has a fingerprint reader integrated into the screen. The Motorola comes with Android 10 under the Motorola UI, with a user experience similar to pure Android. And for its part, the Vivo also debuts with Android 10, in this case under the Funtouch 11 layer.
Price and conclusion
The truth is that although we are facing two excellent mobiles, which will meet your expectations in both cases, it must be recognized that for the price that both currently offer, the Motorola is a better buy. Because the Motorola Moto G9 Plus we can currently buy it for 199 euros, when its initial price was 279 euros . The price that the Vivo Y70 now has. But even with the same price the Motorola wins practically in all the sections to the Vivo.
The Motorola has a larger screen, a more powerful processor, a more complete camera, as well as a more capable battery. For its part, the Vivo stands out above all for the quality of the screen, which is AMOLED, and that integrates a fingerprint reader under it, in addition to having 8GB of RAM memory. Therefore, the Motorola is currently a better buy, and it will depend on its future sales to be a more attractive mobile.