Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Samsung Galaxy S5

Motorola Moto X
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Samsung Galaxy S5
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2013 February 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Available April 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Blue, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 145 g (5.11 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 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, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with 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/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, 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 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 390 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 21 h