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Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G31 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 XMotorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)16Points
Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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04PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)Compare Motorola Moto G31 X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)

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 G31 (128GB/4GB)16 Advantages Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
+181 grams (6.34 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)3%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2400 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+411 PPI52%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MP5%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core8%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6.4"vs+6.5"2%
Larger screen
10Wvs+15W50%
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.
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.

34 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
128GB (108GB available) / 128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
+27 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
ModelMoto G31 (128GB/4GB)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G31 XT2173-1, XT2173-2, XT2173-3Galaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
IndonesiaSingaporeThailandTurkey
Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkey
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date12/6/2021, Announced: 11/18/202112/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/2020
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.87 x 161.89 millimeters (2.91 x 6.37 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 (1GHz)PowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 228765 (v9)AnTuTu: 108503 (v8)
Geekbench: 1022 (v5.4)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (106GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.4" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.64µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)
Dolby Atmos
Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts10W Standard charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Mineral Grey, Baby Blue- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G31 (128GB/4GB)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DS 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.673W/kg (head), 1.377W/kg (body)
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