Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note vs Nokia Lumia 920 vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Motorola
Announced September 2011 September 2012 August 2013
Status Released - October 2011 Available - November 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White Black, Gray, Red, Yellow Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.9 x 83 x 9.7 mm
(5.78 x 3.27 x 0.38 in)
130.3 x 10.7 x 10.7 mm
(5.13 x 0.42 x 0.42 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz) 185 g (6.53 oz) 130 g (4.59 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 / 900 / 2100 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) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Dual-core 1.4 GHz ARM Cortex-A9, Exynos Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 225 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.3 inches 4.5 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (285 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.71% 401.28% 72.34%
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 8 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, 3264 x 2448 pix 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@24~30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 33 Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 33 Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL 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
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go support Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 2 GB included No No
USB OTG Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2500 mAh 2000 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 960 h (2G)
Up to 820 h (3G)
Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 26 h 10 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 17 h (2G)
Up to 10 h (3G)
Up to 13 h