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Motorola Moto G42 (64GB) vs Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G42 vs Asus Zenfone Live (L2) phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Asus Zenfone Live (L2) X Motorola Moto G42 (64GB) 22Points
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03Points Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB) Compare Motorola Moto G42 X
5.5"
IPS

720x1440

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

Quad-core

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G42 (64GB)

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Moto G42 (64GB)} 22 Advantages Motorola Moto G42 (64GB) vs Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)} 3 Advantages Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)109%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4GHz 64bit Quad-core
+4GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (49GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (11GB available)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMCP
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2400 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1440 pixels
+411 PPI40%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs293 PPI
+6.4"16%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MP7 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+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) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+(4G LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+18W80%
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.
vs10W
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5]Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n [wifi4]
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
175 grams (6.13 ounces)vs+140 grams (4.9 ounces)25%
Lighter
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)2%
Thinner
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light

25 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
ModelMoto G42 (64GB)Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G42 XT2233-2Asus ZenFone Live L2 ZA550KL (2GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaAsus
Release date6/28/2022, Announced: 6/9/20224/1/2019
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.15 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)73.47 x 160.61 millimeters (2.89 x 6.32 in)71.77 x 147.26 millimeters (2.83 x 5.8 in)
Weight175 grams (6.13 ounces)140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingNot supported

📲 Display

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1440 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI293 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display featuresNot supported400nits[typ]

🤖 Operating System

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
System versionAndroid 12Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceMy UXfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (SM6225) (6nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz Kryo 265 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 265 Silver (Quad-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.4GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 610Qualcomm Adreno 308 500Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (11GB available)
eMCP
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated 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 / Upload400/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100A version (Europe):
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
B version (India):
UMTS 850/900/2100
C version:
UMTS 800/850/900/2100
D version (America):
UMTS 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 Cat4
A version (Europe):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (40)
B version (India):
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40)
C version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 41)
D version (America):
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18)
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 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)
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macro f/2.41.75µm
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.76" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.64µm pixelfeature not registered
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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts18W Wired fast charging10W (5V/2A) Wired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered29 hours (1.2 days)
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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: Rocket Red, Cosmic Blue
• Android Go edition
• ZenUI 5
• Touch glove display

☢️ Radiation rate

Moto G42 (64GB)Asus Zenfone Live L2 (ZA550KL 16GB)
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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