• Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola DROID Maxx vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola DROID Maxx vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced March 2013 July 2013 September 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.33 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 167 g (5.89 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 (Dependent on Country) LTE 700 MHz Class 13 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 70.26% 73.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12 Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3500 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 600 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 48 h -