Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs HTC Desire 501

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung HTC
Announced August 2013 November 2013 November 2013
Status Available - August 2013 Available - Q4 2013 Coming soon
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm
(5.78 x 2.96 x 0.35 in)
128.5 x 66.7 x 9.8 mm
(5.06 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 163 g (5.75 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SM-G7100
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 - G7102
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) - SM-G7105 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 Dual-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Adreno 320 - -
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.25 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (280 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 68.61% 61.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED 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 And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec. Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes 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 HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB 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 HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 2600 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h - -
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 17 h -