• Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung Motorola
Announced September 2014 October 2014 January 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014 Available - January 2015
Price - Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B Black, Black/Lemon
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 2600 (Band 7)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 305 - Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.76% 65.39% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio - FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, BLE, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2070 mAh 1900 mAh 2390 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -