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Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB) vs Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 vs Motorola Moto G42 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G42 X Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB) 10Points
6.43"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05Points Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB) Compare Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 X
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

Octa-core

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)

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!

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)} 10 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB) vs Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)} 5 Advantages Motorola Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+UFS 2.2Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsAMOLED
+6.43"1%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP1%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 50MP + 8MP + 2MP
+1/2" inches38%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.76" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G LTE-A) 600 Mbps50%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE-A) 400 Mbps
+33W83%
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.
vs18W
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 64bit Octa-core (11nm)vs+2.4GHz 64bit Octa-core (6nm)21%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+175 grams (6.13 ounces)2%
Lighter
409 PPIvs+411 PPI1%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

37 Common items in both devices
128GB (106GB available) / 128GB (104GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Plastic body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
1080x2400 pixels
+30 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
ModelRedmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesRedmi Note 10 M2101K7AG (128GB + 6GB RAM)Lenovo Moto G42 XT2233-2
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)(Global, International)
(Latin America), (Global, International)
BrandXiaomiMotorola
Release date3/16/2021, Announced: 3/4/20216/28/2022, Announced: 6/9/2022
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)74.5 x 160.46 millimeters (2.93 x 6.32 in)73.47 x 160.61 millimeters (2.89 x 6.32 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

📲 Display

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDAMOLED
Screen size6.43" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)409 PPI411 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Refresh rate60Hz60Hz
Display features450nits[typ], 1100nits[peak]Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 12
Firmware updateAndroid 12feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 12 / 13My UX

⚙️ Processor

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 678 (SM6150-AC) (11nm)64bit: Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 (SM6225) (6nm)
CPUOcta-core, 2 processors:
2x 2.2GHz Kryo 460 Gold (Dual-core)
6x 1.7GHz Kryo 460 Silver (Hexa-core)
Octa-core, 2 processors:
4x 2.4GHz Kryo 265 Gold (Quad-core)
4x 1.9GHz Kryo 265 Silver (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 612Qualcomm Adreno 610
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 226151 (v8)
Geekbench: 2890 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 7.9fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.2
128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📶 Mobile networks

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum Download / Upload600/150 Mbps400/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat12 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13
VoLTE
Global version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
India version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macro f/2.4
2MP depth f/2.4
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
8MP ultrawide f/2.2118°1/4"1.12µm
2MP macro f/2.41.75µm
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inches1/2.76" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixel0.64µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@30fps
1080p@30/60fps
720p@120fps (slow motion)
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.5 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.06" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound with dual speakers
24-bit/192kHz
Stereo sound with dual speakers
Dolby Atmos
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

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac [wifi5] (2.4GHz, 5GHz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portSupportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
Battery typeLiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: li-ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts33W Wired fast charging18W Wired fast charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedNot supported
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (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: Onyx Gray, Frost White, Aqua Green
• Flexible case included
• Colors: Atlantic Green, Metallic Rose

☢️ Radiation rate

Redmi Note 10 (Global 128GB/6GB)Moto G42 (128GB/4GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.09W/kg (head), 1.09W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.59W/kg (head), 0.97W/kg (body)feature not registered
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