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Motorola Moto X Remove phone

Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Market Status: Released
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Samsung Galaxy S4 Remove phone

Posted: 14 Mar 2013
Market Status: Released
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Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Market Status: Released US carrier availability: Available - Verizon, Sprint, MetroPCS, Boost Mobile
Design
Device typeSmart phoneSmart phoneSmart phone
OSAndroid (5.1, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)Android (5.0, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)iOS (10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)
Dimensions5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inches (129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm)5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)
Weight4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
3.95 oz (112 g)
the average is 5.4 oz (154 g)
Materials Main body: PlasticMain body: Aluminum
Features  Fingerprint (touch)
ColorsBlack, Brown, Green, Blue, Red, WhiteBlack, Blue, Red, WhiteGold, Gray, Silver
Display
Physical size4.7 inches5.0 inches4.0 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels640 x 1136 pixels
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

316 ppi441 ppi326 ppi
Technology

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPS LCD
Screen-to-body ratio

Screen-to-body ratio - Shows what part of the frontal area of a phone its screen occupies.

70.63 %71.91 %60.82 %
Peak brightness  500 cd/m2 (nit)
FeaturesScratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensorAmbient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3)Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Camera
Camera10 megapixels13 megapixels8 megapixels
FlashLEDLEDDual LED
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

F2.4F2.2F2.2
Focal length (35mm equivalent)30 mm31 mm29 mm
Camera sensor size

Camera sensor size - A bigger camera sensor is able to capture more light, and thus produce better photos.

1/2.6"1/3.06"1/3"
Pixel size

Pixel size - The size of an individual pixel on a camera's sensor. The bigger, the better.

1.4 μm1.14 μm1.5 μm
Hardware FeaturesAutofocusAutofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Software FeaturesTouch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo taggingDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Smile detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Self-timer, Voice activationDigital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Settings Exposure compensation, White balance presetsExposure compensation
Shooting ModesHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), PanoramaHigh Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps)1920x1080 (1080p HD) (30 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (120 fps)
Features Digital image stabilizationTime-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, Digital image stabilization
Front-facing camera2 megapixels2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Hardware
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974Apple A7
Processor

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, KraitQuad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone ARMv8, 64-bit
Graphics processor

Graphics processor - The graphics processor is important for the smooth operation of the system and especially in games and other applications that may involve complex graphics and animations.

Adreno 320Adreno 320PowerVR G6430
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

2 GB RAM2 GB RAM1 GB RAM
Built-in storage

Built-in storage - Bigger storage capacity allows you to keep more content saved onto your device, such as more applications, photos or video. Games and video content typically take up the biggest amount of storage space.

16 GB64 GB64 GB
Maximum User Storage12 GB  
Storage expansion

Storage expansion - Some handsets allow you to expand their storage capacity by using a memory expansion card – most often microSD. Expansion memory is mostly suitable for media storage, such as photo, video or music content.

 microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Battery
Capacity

Capacity - The bigger, the better! However, battery capacity is not the only factor that has an effect on battery life. Those include the chipset in use, the software running on the device, as well as the consumer's unique usage pattern.

2200 mAh2600 mAh1570 mAh
TypeNot user replaceableUser replaceable, Li - IonNot user replaceable, Li - Ion
Wireless charging Optional 
Talk time13.00 hours
the average is 26 h (1589 min)
  
Stand-by time10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
 10.4 days (250 hours)
the average is 20 days (481 h)
Talk time (3G) 17.00 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
10.00 hours
the average is 43 h (2593 min)
Stand-by time (3G) 15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 24 days (585 h)
 
Stand-by time (4G) 13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
 
Music playback 62.00 hours40.00 hours
Video playback 11.00 hours10.00 hours
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Multimedia
Screen mirroring DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHLTV-out
Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Genre, Playlists
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playbackAlbum art cover, Background playback
SpeakersEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, LoudspeakerEarpiece, Loudspeaker
Additional microphone(s)  for Noise cancellation, Video recording
Cellular
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
UMTS850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
LTE (FDD)Bands 13, 5, 4, 2Bands 18, 5, 8, 3, 1, 7Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
Micro SIM Yes 
Nano SIMYes Yes
VoLTE Yes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, BarometerAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneService lights, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneMusic ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Hearing aid compatibilityM3, T3 M4, T4
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Connectivity
Bluetooth4.0, EDR4.04.0
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band, ac802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
Mobile hotspotYesYesYes
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0Yes
ConnectormicroUSBmicroUSBProprietary
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB Host, USB chargingUSB charging
HDMI via microUSB 
Positioning

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. The most common types are GPS and A-GPS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization.

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationYesTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation
OtherNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA syncNFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, ANT+, InfraredTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop
Availability
Officially announced01 Aug 201314 Mar 201310 Sep 2013
Shopping information
Accessories  Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

   
Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

10 May 201314 Mar 201320 Sep 2013
FCC ID value: IHDT56PA1 linkFCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 linkFCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

   
Head1.21 W/kg0.50 W/kg1.18 W/kg
Body0.65 W/kg0.65 W/kg1.18 W/kg
Simultaneous Transmission1.52 W/kg1.17 W/kg1.58 W/kg
Wireless Router1.08 W/kg0.67 W/kg1.20 W/kg

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