• Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Motorola
Announced August 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, white, gold, silver, blue Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 115 g (4.06 oz) 176 g (6.21 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 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 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 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5430 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)
Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.95% 74.32% 73.00%
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 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile 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 Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 2.1 MP [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [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 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1860 mAh 3220 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -