Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs LG G3 vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola LG Samsung
Announced August 2013 May 2014 December 2015
Status Available - August 2013 Available - June 2014 Available - February 2016
Price - - Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White Black, White, Gold Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
146.3 x 74.6 x 8.9 mm
(5.76 x 2.94 x 0.35 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 900 /1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB ROM 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 76.42% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Simultaneous Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR, OIS Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Class 12 Yes
3G 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, 21 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL/ EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi 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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (SlimPort), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB ROM, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 3000 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h - -
Talk Time Up to 13 h - -