Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4S vs Nokia Lumia 720 vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Nokia Motorola
Announced October 2011 February 2013 August 2013
Status Available - October 2011 Available - April 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White White, Red, Yellow, Cyan/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)
127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm
(5.04 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 140 g (4.94 oz) 128 g (4.52 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 5 Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor 1 GHz dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Apple A5 chipset Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU PowerVR SGX543MP2 Adreno 305 Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 512 MB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors capacitive touchscreen 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 60.94% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 6.7 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [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 HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
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 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1432 mAh 2000 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 200 h (2G)
Up to 200 h (3G)
Up to 520 h Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 8 h (3G)
Up to 23 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 13 h