• HTC One (E8) vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - HTC One (E8) vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC Samsung Motorola
Announced June 2014 August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - June 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors White, red, black Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146.4 x 70.7 x 9.9 mm
(5.76 x 2.78 x 0.39 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network LTE LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8975AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 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 66.46% 70.43% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP, 1080p [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 1860 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 504 h (3G) - -
Talk Time Up to 26 h 40 min (3G) - -