Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 3GS vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Motorola Moto G

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Apple Motorola
Announced June 2009 September 2013 November 2013
Status Available - June 2009 Available - September 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black, White Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.5 x 62.1 x 12.3 mm
(4.55 x 2.44 x 0.48 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
129.9 x 65.9 x (6.0 -11.6) mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x (0.24 -0.46) in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 -
Messaging SMS, MMS SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iPhone OS 3, upgradable to iOS 5 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat
Processor 600 MHz Cortex-A8 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR SGX535 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 305
RAM 256 MB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.0 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels (165 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.75% 60.84% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No No FM Radio
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 3.15 MP, 2048x1536 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels
Flash No dual-LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.5 µm pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, VGA@30fps, video geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization Yes, 720p@30fps
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, headset support only Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11b/g Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 256 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h Up to 250 h -
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 5 h (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 24 h