Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Samsung Galaxy A8

Motorola Moto X
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Samsung Galaxy A8
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2013 July 2015
Status Available - August 2013 Available - August 2015
Price - Rs. 26,990 ($396.91) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Pearl White, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
158 x 76.8 x 5.9 mm
(6.22 x 3.02 x 0.23 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 405 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 73.99%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] 5 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 3050 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 13 h -