• Apple iPhone 4S vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Motorola Motorola
Announced October 2011 September 2014 July 2015
Status Available - October 2011 Available - September 2014 Available - July 2015
Price - - Rs. 10,250 ($150.74) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White, Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1~11.6 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24~0.46 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - - LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IPX7 Certified - Water Resistant over 3 Feet and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 305 Adreno 306
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 68.76% 66.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No FM radio FM radio
Games Downloadable, incl. motion-bas Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Call Records 100 received, dialed and missed calls Practically unlimited Practically unlimited
Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

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-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2070 mAh 2470 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
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