Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto X vs Motorola DROID Maxx

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced March 2013 August 2013 July 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.33 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 167 g (5.89 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 13
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 72.34% 70.26%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 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 EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, 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 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (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 and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No 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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2200 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 576 h Up to 600 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 13 h Up to 48 h