• Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Moto X vs HTC Desire 601

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9300 Galaxy S III (S3) vs Motorola Moto X vs HTC Desire 601

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola HTC
Announced May 2012 August 2013 September 2013
Status Available - May 2012 Available - August 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Blue, White Black, White Black, Silver, Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 70.6 x 8.6 mm
(5.38 x 2.78 x 0.34 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
134.5 x 66.7 x 9.88 mm
(5.3 x 2.63 x 0.39 in)
Weight 133 g (4.69 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network LTE (regional) LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4212 Quad Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 4.7 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (306 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.84% 72.34% 62.11%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 5 MP, 3264 x 2448 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, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/4' Sensor Size, 1.4�m Pixel Size, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, VGA [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 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 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
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 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2200 mAh 2100 mAh
Stand by Up to 830Hr (2G)/up to 770Hr hours (3G) Up to 576 h Up to 440 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 1350Min (2G)/up to 700Min hours (3G) Up to 13 h Up to 12 h 48 min (3G)