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Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB) vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G42 vs Xiaomi Black Shark 4 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsXiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)Compare Motorola Moto G42 X
Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)

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 G42 (128GB/4GB)7 Advantages Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)vsBlack Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)18 Advantages Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)20%
Lighter
vs210 grams (7.35 ounces)
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)19%
Thinner
vs9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+411 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+5000 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4500 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)vs+3.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (7nm)1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass front, plastic backAdvantage
More resistant material
AMOLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
60Hzvs+144Hz140%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.4"vs+6.67"4%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MPvs+(triple camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.76" inchesvs+1/2" inches38%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 16MPvs+(front) 20MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
18Wvs+120W6 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.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

33 Common items in both devices
128GB (104GB available) / 128GB (103GB available)
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+26 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
ModelMoto G42 (128GB/4GB)Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G42 XT2233-2黑鲨4 SHARK PRS-A0, KSR-A0, PRS-H0
Country or region available(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release date6/28/2022, Announced: 6/9/20223/30/2021, Announced: 3/23/2021
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)73.47 x 160.61 millimeters (2.89 x 6.32 in)76.35 x 163.83 millimeters (3.01 x 6.45 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)210 grams (7.35 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 12
User InterfaceMy UXJoy UI 12 / 13

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (SM6225) (6nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz Kryo 265 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 265 Silver (Quad-core)
Octa-core, 3 processors:
1x 3.2GHz Kryo 585 (Single-core)
3x 2.42GHz Kryo 585 (Triple-core)
4x 1.8GHz Kryo 585 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 617456 (v8)
Geekbench: 3448 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 54fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (103GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Display typeAMOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.4" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~85.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz144Hz
Display featuresNot supported1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
Touch Sampling Rate: 720Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload400/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 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, 5G SA/NSA

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
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/2.2120°1/4"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4AF
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
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 stabilizationEIS: Digital 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 registered4K@30/60fps
1080p@30/60fps
1080p@240/960fps (slow motion)

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixel0.8µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
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)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging120W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
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: Black, Pale Grey, Blue, Silver
- Liquid Cooling System
- Physical pop-up gaming triggers

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)Xiaomi Black Shark 4 (128GB/8GB)
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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