Phone Comparison - LG G2 vs Motorola Moto X vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2013 August 2013 December 2013
Status Available - September 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - December 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Dive Blue, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 138.5 x 70.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.45 x 2.79 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 147 g (5.19 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA
4G Network LTE (Region Dependent) LTE LTE-A
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.26 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.78% 72.34% 69.06%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode
Video Yes, 1080p@60fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Class 33
Edge Class 12 Yes Class 33
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL 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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 64 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2200 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by - Up to 576 h -
Talk Time - Up to 13 h -