• Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9500 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced March 2013 October 2014 September 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - November 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist Midnight Blue, Cloud White 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)
159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 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) 184 g (6.49 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
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 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
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Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) 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 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR SGX 544MP3 Adreno 420 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.96 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 74.05% 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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 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
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP 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 Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot 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 microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, 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 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3220 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h Up to 330 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h Up to 24 h -