Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note II CDMA vs Nokia Lumia 720 vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Nokia Motorola
Announced Q3 2012 February 2013 August 2013
Status Released - November 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Titanium Gray, Marble White White, Red, Yellow, Cyan/Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
127.9 x 67.5 x 9 mm
(5.04 x 2.66 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 179.4 g (6.31.0.14 oz) 128 g (4.52 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - SCH-I605, SPH-L900, SCH-R950
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - SCH-I605, SCH-R950 - 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, v4.1.x (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Dual-core 1 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8227 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Mali-400MP4 Adreno 305 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 512 MB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches 4.3 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.57% 60.94% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 6.7 MP, Carl Zeiss optics 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes Yes
Edge Yes - SCH-I605, SPH-L900 Yes Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL; HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps 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, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support 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 and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 2000 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 250 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 520 h Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 15 h Up to 23 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 13 h