Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs LG G Vista vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola LG Samsung
Announced August 2013 August 2014 September 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Available - August 2014 Available - October 2014
Colors Black, White Metallic Black Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
152.2 x 79.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.99 x 3.12 x 0.36 in)
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 168.1 g (5.93.0.04 oz) 176 g (6.21 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 700 MHz Class 13 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
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, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
GPU Adreno 320 - Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
RAM 2 GB 1.5 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB 32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.7 inches 5.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (258 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 74.01% 74.32%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] 1.3 MP [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes No Yes
Edge Yes No 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 EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.1, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1.5 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 3200 mAh 3220 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 514 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 15 h (3G) -