Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G 5G Plus vs Samsung Galaxy A42 5G

Motorola Moto G 5G Plus
motorola moto g 5g plus
Samsung Galaxy A42 5G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced July 2020 2020, September 02
Status Coming Soon - July 2020 Available. Released 2020, November 11
Colors Blue Prism Dot Black, Prism Dot White, Prism Dot Gray
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 168 x 74 x 9 mm
(6.61 x 2.91 x 0.35 in)
164.4 x 75.9 x 8.6 mm
(6.47 x 2.99 x 0.34 in)
Weight 207 g (7.3 oz) 193 g (6.81 oz)
SIM Type Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41 - Europe
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
Messaging
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor (side-mounted)
Splash resistant
- Fingerprint Sensor (under display, optical)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android 10 Android 10, upgradable to Android 11, One UI 3.1
User Interface - One UI 2.1
Processor Octa-core (1x2.4 GHz Kryo 475 Prime & 1x2.2 GHz Kryo 475 Gold & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 475 Silver), Qualcomm SDM765 Snapdragon 765G (7 nm) [Similar] Octa-core (2x2.2 GHz Kryo 570 & 6x1.8 GHz Kryo 570), Qualcomm SM7225 Snapdragon 750 5G (8 nm) [Similar]
GPU Adreno 620 [Similar] Adreno 619 [Similar]
RAM 6 GB [Browse Similar] 8 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 128 GB 128 GB
External Memory microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) microSDXC

display Display

Type LCD Capacitive Touchscreen HD+ Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M Colour
Size 6.7 inches [Similar] 6.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 2520 pixels (409 ppi) 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 84.43% 84.18%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio Unspecified
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP [Similar] 48 MP + 8 MP + 5 MP + 5 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features 48 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 118° (ultrawide), 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
2 MP, f/2.2, 1.75µm, (depth)
panorama, HDR
48 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.0", 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0", 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
5 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
Panorama, HDR
Video 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps 4K@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
Front Camera 16 MP, f/2.0, 1.0µm, (wide)
8 MP, f/2.2, 1.12µm, (ultrawide)
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]
20 MP, f/2.2, 0.8µm
HDR
1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A, 5G
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS, LTEPP, SUPL Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
Browser Yes Yes

memory User Memory

Internal 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM (UFS 2.1) 128 GB, 8 GB RAM or 128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 128 GB, 4 GB RAM UFS 2.1
Expandable Storage microSDXC (uses shared SIM slot) microSDXC
USB OTG Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Magnetic-Field Sensor (Compass) magnetic field sensor not present magnetic field sensor present
Gyroscope Sensor gyroscope sensor present gyroscope sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 20W
Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Fast battery charging 15W
Capacity 5000 mAh 5000 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -