• Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Samsung E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A vs HTC 8XT

Phone Comparison - Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Samsung E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A vs HTC 8XT

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung HTC
Announced July 2012 June 2013 June 2013
Status Available - August 2012 Available - July 2013 Coming Soon - Q3 2013
Colors Black Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Violet
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.5 x 66 x 13.7 mm
(4.98 x 2.6 x 0.54 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
132 x 66 x 9.9 mm
(5.2 x 2.6 x 0.39 in)
Weight 170.1 g (6.0.04 oz) 131 g (4.62 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 1900 LTE 850 / 1800 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Dual-core 1.4 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400
GPU - Adreno 330 -
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 32 GB (25 GB user available) 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.12% 72.15% 60.39%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, HD [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge No Yes Yes
3G Rev.A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSPA; LTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM 32 GB (25 GB user available), 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1785 mAh 2600 mAh 1800 mAh
Stand by Up to 220 h Up to 360 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 7 h 30 min Up to 23 h (3G) -