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Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3 vs Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Xiaomi Mi A2 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Xiaomi Mi A2 X06Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3
Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
5.99"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


06 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3
Moto E5 Play XT1921-3vsMi A2 64GB
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 11%11%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

24 Advantages Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Mi A2 64GBvsMoto E5 Play XT1921-3
 94%94%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
4GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (51GB user available)vs16GB (10GB user available)
 23%23%
+Thinner
7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum body, front glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 153%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2160 pixelsvs720x1280 pixels
 43%43%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
403 PPIvs282 PPI
 15%15%
+Larger screen
5.99"vs5.2"
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(dual camera) 12MP + 20MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The Dual LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED on main camera and LED on front cameravsLED flash on both cameras
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 11%11%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 20MPvs(front) 5MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 125%100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.1 OreovsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 100%100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 7%7%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3000 mAhvs2800 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 5vsNot supported

20 Common items in both devices
TFT LCD IPS / LTPS IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
MicroUSB 2.0 / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
ModelMoto E5 Play XT1921-3Mi A2 64GB
Also known asT-Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921-3 UnlockedXiaomi A2 M1804D2SG 4GB/64GB, 小米6X, Xiaomi Wayne
Country or region availableUSAIndiaVarious (International)
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release dateMay, 2018July, 2018
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)75.4 x 158.7 millimeters (2.97 x 6.25 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)166 grams (5.81 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum body, front glass
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 427 MSM8920 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (10GB user available)64GB (51GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI403 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 25, 26, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 41)
LTE Cat12
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Main camera8 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
20MP (f/1.8 1/2.8" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasDual LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.25µm pixel
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 supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Front camera5 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels5164x3872 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashLEDLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Flash gray
- HAC M3/T4
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Red, Rose Gold
- Android One
- Quick Charge 4.0
- Back camera sensor: Sony IMX486/IMX376
- Front camera sensor: Sony IMX376
- WiFi display
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity2800 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)GK40 / 5V/2A=10W5V/2A=10W
Talk time1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 dayfeature not registered
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-3Xiaomi Mi A2 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.35 W/Kg (head) | 1.23 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered