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Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G XMotorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)04Points
Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
29PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2400

50
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)4 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)vsRedmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)29 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
+150 grams (5.25 ounces)30%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
1.4GHz 64bit Quad-core (28nm)vs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)103%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+128GB (101GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
282 PPIvs+399 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.6"27%
Larger screen
(back) 8MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP160%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
4G LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2800 mAhvs+5000 mAh79%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
10Wvs+33W2 times
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
Mono sound (not stereo)vs+Stereo sound with dual speakersAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
802.11 a/b/g/nvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
+17 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
ModelMoto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Other model namesBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlayRedmi Note 11S 5G (22031116BG) 6GB RAM
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release date5/1/20184/23/2022, Announced: 3/29/2022
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.75 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)75.78 x 163.56 millimeters (2.98 x 6.44 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 12
User Interfacefeature not registeredMIUI 13

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 (MSM8917) (28nm)64bit: MediaTek Dimensity 810 (6nm)
CPUQuad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.4GHz ARM Cortex-A76 (Dual-core)
6x 2GHz ARM Cortex-A55 (Hexa-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 (500MHz)ARM Mali-G57 MC2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 357156 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (101GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels (16:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI399 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display featuresNot supported450nits[typ]
DCI-P3

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload300/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 41)
LTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°
2MP macrof/2.4
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
GK40
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Wired charging33W Wired fast charging
Wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomy21 hoursfeature not registered
Standby288 hours (12 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous• Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray• Colors: Midnight Black, Twilight Blue, Star Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto E5 Play (XT1921-1)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11S 5G (128GB/6GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.35W/kg (head), 1.23W/kg (body)1.09W/kg (head), 1W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.596W/kg (head), 0.997W/kg (body)
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