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Samsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB) vs Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M42 vs Motorola Moto X Style phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto X Style XSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)23Points
Samsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.6"
AMOLED

720x1600

48
MP

20mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy M42 X
Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)

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 M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)23 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)vsMoto X Style (XT1572 32GB)8 Advantages Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core52%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (103GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (26GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)29%
Thinner
vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+6.6"16%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP2 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.7MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/2" inches20%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.4" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 20MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+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
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)8%
Lighter
720x1600 pixelsvs+1440x2560 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
266 PPIvs+515 PPI94%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP52 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

23 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+16 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
ModelGalaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Other model namesGalaxy M42 5G SM-M426B/Dual-SIM (8GB RAM)Moto X Style XT1572, Motorola Clark
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateApril, 2021September, 2015
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)75.9 x 164.4 millimeters (2.99 x 6.47 in)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 750G SM7225 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Dual-Core Kryo 570
1.8Ghz Hexa-Core Kryo 570
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 619Qualcomm Adreno 418
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (103GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (26GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.6" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)266 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
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 M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2123º
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel1.1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Prism Dot Black, Gray
- One UI 3.1
- Infinity-U display
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 daysfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M42 (SM-M426B/DS 128GB/8GB)Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.689W/kg (head)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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