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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB) vs Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Motorola Moto G9 Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G9 Play XSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)04Points
Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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12PointsMotorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)

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!

Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)4 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)vsMoto G9 Play (XT2083-1)12 Advantages Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
+(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MP10%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 48MP + 2MP + 2MP
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (19GB available)vs+64GB (49GB available)158%
More internal storage for applications and files
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+200 grams (7 ounces)2%
Lighter
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+20W33%
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

36 Common items in both devices
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
720x1600 pixels
270 PPI
+29 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125F/Dual-Sim-NFC (32GB + 3GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G9 Play XT2083-1
Country or region availableRussiaUkraine
Russia, Ukraine
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateDecember, 2020August, 2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
Size (width x height)75.8 x 164 millimeters (2.98 x 6.46 in)75.73 x 165.21 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)200 grams (7 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 SM6115 (11nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 680MhzQualcomm Adreno 610 950Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (19GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Display typeTFT PLSTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)270 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 19, 28, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2,123º
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.483º1.75µm
2MP depthf/2.483º1.75µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 cameraSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
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 aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
RadioFMFM
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
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red
- One UI
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Forest Green, Sapphire Blue, Spring Pink
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision HD+
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging20W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125F/DSN 32GB)Motorola Moto G9 Play (XT2083-1)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.673W/kg (head) | 1.377W/kg (body)feature not registered
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