• Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Nexus 6 vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola Motorola
Announced Q3 2013 October 2014 January 2015
Status Available - Q3 2013 Available - November 2014 Available - January 2015
Price - - Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Midnight Blue, Cloud White Black, Black/Lemon
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)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 184 g (6.49 oz) 155 g (5.47 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 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)
LTE 2600 (Band 7)
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, 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, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.96 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.15% 74.05% 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, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-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, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.0, 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 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 3220 mAh 2390 mAh
Stand by Up to 370 h (3G) Up to 330 h -
Talk Time Up to 17 h (3G) Up to 24 h -