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Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB) vs Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G42 vs Motorola Moto G41 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G41 XMotorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)07Points
Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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04PointsMotorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)Compare Motorola Moto G42 X
Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G42 (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!


45 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
AMOLED
+38 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
ModelMoto G42 (128GB/4GB)Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G42 XT2233-2Lenovo Moto G41 Dual-SIM XT2167-2
Country or region available(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release date6/28/2022, Announced: 6/9/20221/28/2022, Announced: 11/18/2021
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)73.47 x 160.61 millimeters (2.89 x 6.32 in)73.87 x 161.89 millimeters (2.91 x 6.37 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 12
User InterfaceMy UXMy UX

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (SM6225) (6nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.4GHz Quad-Core Kryo 265 Gold
1.9GHz Quad-Core Kryo 265 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core ARM-Cortex-A75
1.8GHz Hexa-Core ARM-Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610ARM Mali-G52 MC2 (1GHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 191511 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Display typeAMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload400/150 Mbps300/150 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 networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
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, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat13
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
LTE Cat7 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75µm
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75µm
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/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/2" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4128x3096 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 size1µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
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 G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging30W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered36 hours (1.5 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 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: Atlantic Green, Metallic Rose- Colors: Meteorite Black, Pearl Gold

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Motorola Moto G41 (XT2167-2 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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