• Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9100 Galaxy S II vs LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung LG Motorola
Announced February 2011 October 2012 September 2014
Status Available - April 2011 Available - November 2012 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Pink Black White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 125.3 x 66.1 x 8.5 mm
(4.93 x 2.6 x 0.33 in)
133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 116 g (4.09 oz) 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor, Exynos chipset Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB/32 GB storage 8/16 GB storage 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels (217 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.52% 68.18% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 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, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Class 12 Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0+HS Yes, v3.0 with A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16GB/32GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included No 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1650 mAh 2100 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 710 h (2G)
Up to 610 h (3G)
Up to 390 hours (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 18 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 40 min (3G)
Up to 12 hours (3G) -