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Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3) vs Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto Z4 vs Samsung Galaxy A12 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 XMotorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)24Points
Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)
6.4"
OLED

1080x2340

48
MP

25mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3600
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)Compare Motorola Moto Z4 X
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)

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 Z4 (XT1980-3)24 Advantages Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)vsGalaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core4%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+128GB (109GB available)127%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (48GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+165 grams (5.78 ounces)24%
Lighter
vs205 grams (7.18 ounces)
+7.35 millimeters (0.29 inches)21%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT PLS
+1080x2340 pixels119%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+403 PPI49%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 25MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual ambient light sensor
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsVirtual proximity sensor
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+P2i certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
6.4"vs+6.5"2%
Larger screen
(back) 48MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP19%
Higher resolution main camera
Android 10vs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
3600 mAhvs+5000 mAh39%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

25 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
ModelMoto Z4 (XT1980-3)Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Other model namesLenovo Moto Z4 (Unlocked) XT1980-3Galaxy A12 SM-A125M/Dual-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Latin America)BrazilParaguay
(Latin America), Brazil, Paraguay
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release date6/6/201912/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/2020
Depth7.35 millimeters (0.29 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75 x 158 millimeters (2.95 x 6.22 in)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)
Weight165 grams (5.78 ounces)205 grams (7.18 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 675 SDM675 (11nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Dual-Core Kryo 460 Gold
1.7GHz Hexa-Core Kryo 460 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612 845MhzPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 108503 (v8)
Geekbench: 1022 (v5.4)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Display typeOLEDTFT PLS
Screen size6.4" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display features60Hz60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/50 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 networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Back camera (main camera)48 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Front camera (secondary)25 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution5760x4320 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3600 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standby418 hours (17.4 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
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: Flash Grey, Frost White
- 2.5D Gorilla Glass 3 display
- Max Vision display
- 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio display
- Moto Mods
- HD Voice
- HAC M4/T4
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Motorola Moto Z4 (XT1980-3)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.16W/kg (head), 1.44W/kg (body)1.1W/kg (head), 1.15W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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