Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Motorola Moto G
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced November 2013 August 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, white, gold, silver, blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.9 x 65.9 x (6.0 -11.6) mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x (0.24 -0.46) in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 [Similar] Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 305 [Similar] Mali-T628 MP6 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 32 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 66.95%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps 2160p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2070 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time Up to 24 h -