Motorola Moto G (2014) vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Display

Display size

5.0 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

68.99 %
60.82 %

Colors

16 777 216
 

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400
Apple A7

Processor

Quad-core, 1200 MHz
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 305
PowerVR G6430

RAM

1 GB
1 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

8 GB
64 GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 32 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity

2070 mAh
1570 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Stand-by time

 
10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 21 days (502 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
10.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1404 min)

Music playback

 
40.00 hours

Video playback

 
10.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Software Features

Touch to focus, Face detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Burst mode, HDR, Panorama
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

 
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization

Front

2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Video capture

1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 inches (141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.26 oz (149 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Splash
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors

Black, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A, EV-DO Rev.B

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
TV-out

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, AMR, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
 

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

 
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Handsfree (HFP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

Yes
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other

Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Hearing aid compatible

 
M4, T4

Internet browsing

Browser

Google Chrome
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
 

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
 

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
 

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
 

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
 

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Sep 20, 2013

 
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
1.18 W/kg

Body

 
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.20 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 180
 

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 05, 2014
Sep 10, 2013
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