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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M) vs Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A12 vs Motorola Moto G30 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)
6.5"
PLS

720x1600

48
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

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15PointsMotorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A12 X
Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

64
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)

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-A125M)1 Advantage Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)vsMoto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)15 Advantages Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)3%
Thinner
vs9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2GHz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
64GB (48GB available)vs+128GB (109GB available)127%
More internal storage for applications and files
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+197 grams (6.9 ounces)4%
Lighter
TFT PLSvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
60Hzvs+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
(quad camera) 48MP + 5MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP33%
Higher resolution main camera
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.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Virtual ambient light sensorvs+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Virtual proximity sensorvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

37 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4X
eMMC 5.1
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
720x1600 pixels
270 PPI
+30 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
ModelGalaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A12 SM-A125M Single-Sim (64GB + 4GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G30 XT2129-2 NFC (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaMexico
(Latin America), Argentina, Mexico
(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release date12/21/2020, Announced: 11/24/20203/17/2021, Announced: 2/16/2021
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 165.22 millimeters (2.98 x 6.5 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)197 grams (6.9 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceOne UI 3.1My UX

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio P35 (MT6765) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 662 (SM6115) (11nm)
CPUOcta-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 MP2 (680MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 610 (950MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 108503 (v8)
Geekbench: 1022 (v5.4)
GFXBench: 5fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 170968 (v8)
Geekbench: 1265 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 13fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (48GB available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (109GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
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 features60Hz90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2123°
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2118°1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.97" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm 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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 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 registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
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

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Virtual ambient light sensor
Virtual proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
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: Black, White, Blue, Red- Colors: Phantom Black (Dark Pearl), Pastel Sky
- Protective case included
- 20W charger inbox

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A12 (SM-A125M)Motorola Moto G30 (XT2129-2 128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.1W/kg (head), 1.15W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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