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Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5) vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G7 vs Xiaomi Redmi 8A phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Xiaomi Redmi 8A XMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)13Points
Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2270

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)Compare Motorola Moto G7 X
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)

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 G7 (XT1962-5)13 Advantages Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)vsRedmi 8A (32GB/2GB)4 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
+4GB LPDDR3100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+64GB (51GB available)143%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
+172 grams (6.02 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)18%
Thinner
vs9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+1080x2270 pixels124%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1520 pixels
+405 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs271 PPI
+(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP42%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
15Wvs+18W20%
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.

35 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
LTPS IPS LCD / TFT IPS LCD
16 million
6.2"
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
ModelMoto G7 (XT1962-5)Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G7 NFC Dual-sim XT1962, Motorola RiverXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8457IN, MZB8458IN, MZB8459IN
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
(Global, International)India
(Global, International), India
BrandMotorolaXiaomi
Release dateFebruary, 2019September, 2019
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 157 millimeters (2.96 x 6.18 in)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)
Weight172 grams (6.02 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 505 650Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage64GB (51GB available)32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2270 pixels720x1520 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)405 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, 400 nits
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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/upload300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat7 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.2
12 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm 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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Other features- Colors: Ceramic Black, Clear White
- 19:9 screen ratio (Max Vision)
- Dolby audio
- Turbo Power charging: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/2GB)
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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