Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note vs Motorola Moto X vs Asus Zenfone 6

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Asus
Announced September 2011 August 2013 January 2014
Status Released - October 2011 Available - August 2013 Available - June 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White, Red, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.9 x 83 x 9.7 mm
(5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
166.9 x 84.3 x 5.5-9.9 mm
(6.57 x 3.32 x 0.22-0.39 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 196 g (6.91 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) 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, v2.3.5 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9, Exynos Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 2 GHz, Intel Atom Z2580
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 8/16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.3 inches 4.7 inches 6.0 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (285 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.71% 72.34% 70.40%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@24~30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 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 Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE 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
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go 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
Browser HTML, Adobe flash HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16/32 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included No 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 Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 2200 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 960 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 576 h Up to 398 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 26 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 13 h Up to 28 h (3G)