• Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Motorola Moto G 4G vs Sony Xperia Z3

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S4 Active LTE-A vs Motorola Moto G 4G vs Sony Xperia Z3

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Sony
Announced December 2013 May 2014 September 2014
Status Available - December 2013 Coming Soon - May 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Dive Blue, Pink White, Black Black, White, Copper, Silver Green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139.7 x 71.3 x 9.1 mm
(5.5 x 2.81 x 0.36 in)
129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 in)
146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
Weight 147 g (5.19 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile, AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616
4G Network LTE-A LTE LTE 700 / 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 2600 - D6603
LTE 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6643
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6653
LTE 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6616
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 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)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 305 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8/16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.5 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.06% 65.36% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Aqua Mode Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/2.3'' sensor size, ISO 12,800, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 33 Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 33 Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, 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 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
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 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2070 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk Time - - Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)