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Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB) vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G42 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G XMotorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)11Points
Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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09PointsXiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)Compare Motorola Moto G42 X
Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G42 (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 G42 (128GB/6GB)11 Advantages Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)vsRedmi Note 11 5G (256GB)9 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)3%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+175 grams (6.13 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs195 grams (6.83 ounces)
+8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
vs8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+411 PPI3%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs399 PPI
+(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MP3%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 50MP + 8MP
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
6GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
128GB (104GB available)vs+256GB (218GB available)110%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.1vs+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.4"vs+6.6"3%
Larger screen
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
18Wvs+33W83%
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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

36 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+29 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
ModelMoto G42 (128GB/6GB)Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G42 XT2233-2红米Note 11 5G (21091116AC)
Country or region availableSpainPortugal
Spain, Portugal
China
China
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release date6/28/2022, Announced: 6/9/202211/1/2021, Announced: 10/28/2021
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.8 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73.47 x 160.61 millimeters (2.89 x 6.32 in)75.78 x 163.56 millimeters (2.98 x 6.44 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)195 grams (6.83 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMy UXMIUI 12.5

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (SM6225) (6nm)64bit: MediaTek Dimensity 810 (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz Kryo 265 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 265 Silver (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 610ARM Mali-G57 MC2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
256GB (218GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI399 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz90Hz
Display featuresNot supportedNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
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
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 Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 28, 41, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, 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 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 Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
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/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.41.75µm
(dual camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°1/4"1.12µm
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.76" inches1/2.76" inches
Pixel size0.64µm pixel0.64µm 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 registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.5 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Stereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Hi-Res audio
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/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
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/LE5.1 + 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, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedSupported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
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
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging33W Wired fast charging
Reverse charging by cable
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
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: Graphite, Pearl White, Star Blue, Twilight Blue

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/6GB)Xiaomi Redmi Note 11 5G (256GB)
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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