Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Motorola Moto X
motorola moto x
Samsung Galaxy Note 3
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2013 September 2013
Status Available - August 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
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 - S Pen stylus

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 (LTE model) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32/64 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

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% 74.98%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model)
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 3200 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 21 h (3G)