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Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M) vs Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A72 vs Motorola Moto G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G XSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)31Points
Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

32mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsMotorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy A72 X
Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
4.5"
IPS

720x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2070
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)

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 A72 (SM-A725M)31 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)vsMoto G (XT1033 16GB)3 Advantages Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core182%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X5 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (102GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 4.5
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)38%
Thinner
vs11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+90Hz50%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
vs60Hz
+1080x2400 pixels181%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+393 PPI21%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+6.7"49%
Larger screen
vs4.5"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 12MP + 5MP17 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP23 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps28 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh142%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2070 mAh
+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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + 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, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP67 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
203 grams (7.11 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)42%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

20 Common items in both devices
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
ModelGalaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Other model namesGalaxy A72 (4G) SM-A725M Single-SIM (128GB + 6GB RAM)Motorola Moto G XT1033 (Dual-sim), Moto G1, Motorola Falcon
Country or region available(Latin America)ArgentinaColombiaMexicoPeru
(Latin America), Argentina, Colombia, Mexico, Peru
(Latin America)BrazilChina
(Latin America), Brazil, China
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2021November, 2013
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)77.4 x 165 millimeters (3.05 x 6.5 in)65.9 x 129.9 millimeters (2.59 x 5.11 in)
Weight203 grams (7.11 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G SM7125 (8nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 465 Gold
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 465 Silver
1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 618Qualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X1GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (102GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (13GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)720x1280 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)393 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 3
Display features90Hz, 800 nits60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload600/100 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.41.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2123º1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Awesome Black, White, Violet, Blue
- One UI 3.1
- 2 stereo speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black (front panel), 7 color options (back panel)
- Slow motion video
- WiFi hotspot
- Google Drive 50GB
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh2070 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2100 minutes | 35 hours | 1.5 days1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered12600 minutes | 210 hours | 8.8 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A72 (SM-A725M)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.17W/kg (head) | 1.06W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.79W/kg (head)
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