• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs HTC Desire 820 vs Motorola Moto G Dual SIM (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs HTC Desire 820 vs Motorola Moto G Dual SIM (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung HTC Motorola
Announced Q3 2013 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - Q3 2013 Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Black, Chalk, Violet, Royal Blue, Turquoise, Lemon Line, Cherry
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 10.99 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version -
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Front Facing Dual Speakers

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 405 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 67.20% 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 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash 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, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB 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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2600 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) -