• Samsung Galaxy Core LTE vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Core LTE vs Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Motorola
Announced February 2014 August 2014 September 2014
Status Coming Soon - Q1 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Golden White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 132.9 x 66.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.23 x 2.61 x 0.39 in)
140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU - Adreno 305 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB ROM 8 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super PLS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 4.8 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.24% 63.27% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio with RDS FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 1080p@30fps, HDR 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] VGA, 480p [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot 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, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB ROM, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2300 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by - Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
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Talk Time - Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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