Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 4 vs Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Motorola Motorola
Announced June 2010 August 2013 September 2014
Status Available - June 2010 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
(4.54 x 2.31 x 0.37 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 144 g (5.08 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 4, upgradable to iOS 5 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor 1 GHz Cortex-A8, Apple A4 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR SGX535 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 512 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.5 inches 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 640 x 960 pixels (330 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 53.92% 72.34% 73.00%
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 5 MP, 2592 x 1944 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, LED video light, geo-tagging Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, videocalling over Wi-Fi only [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 10 (4+1/3+2 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Class 10, 236.8 kbps Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 7.2 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, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16/32 GB storage, 512 MB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1420 mAh 2200 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 300 h (2G)
Up to 300 h (3G)
Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 13 h -