• Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced March 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - April 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Black, White White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network 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
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network LTE (market dependent) - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 73.00% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash phase detection auto Dual-LED Flash LED flash
Features 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host microUSB v2.0, 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 storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB No microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 2300 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h - -
Talk Time Up to 21 h - -