• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Samsung Galaxy A3

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Samsung Galaxy A3

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2014 September 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 14,265 ($209.78) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue White, Black Pearl White, Midnight Black, Platinum Silver, Soft Pink, Light B
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
130.1 x 65.5 x 6.9 mm
( 5.12 x 2.58 x 0.27 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 110.3 g (3.88.0.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 305 -
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 8/16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 68.76% 65.39%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Wide Selfie, Rear-cam Selfie
Video 2160p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, BLE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 2070 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -