• Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto Maxx

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9505 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto Maxx

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced March 2013 September 2014 November 2014
Status Available - April 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 16,990 ($249.85) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Frost, Black Mist White, Black Black Ballistic Nylon
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
143.5 x 73.3 x 8.3 - 11.2
(5.65 x 2.89 x 0.33 - 0.44)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 176 g (6.21 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE 700 / 1700 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 7, 17)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Splash Resistant, Moto Display

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), planned upgrade to v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.9 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 Adreno 420
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 8/16 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 OLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.99 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (565 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 68.76% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels, Autofocus 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 21 MP (5248 x 3936), autofocus
Flash LED flash LED flash dual-LED flash
Features Drama Shot, Eraser, Sound and 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, HDR, Panorama Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 2160p@24fps, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, Full HD 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE 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/ac, 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), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2070 mAh 3900 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h - -
Talk Time Up to 17 h - -