Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G7

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
6.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 2270 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
19:9

Pixel density

441 PPI
403 PPI

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.91 %
82.58 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
 

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632

Processor

Quad-core, 1900 MHz, Krait 300
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 250, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 506

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

64GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3000 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Motorola TurboPower

Talk time (3G)

17.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1399 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

15.4 days (370 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.3 days (320 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)
 

Music playback

62.00 hours
 

Video playback

11.00 hours
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Phase-detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.14 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging, Exposure compensation, White balance presets, HDR, Panorama, Scenes, Effects
Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization
Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
6.18 x 2.96 x 0.31 inches (157 x 75.3 x 8 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)
6.07 oz (172 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (177 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Splash

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Notification light
 

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Blue, Red, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

GSM

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

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 7 (300/100 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, EV-DO Rev.A

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, AMR, OGG
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, WMV
MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Attribute Protocol (ATT), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Security Manager Protocol, Serial Port (SPP), Service Discovery Protocol (SDP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging, Video out
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

NFC, ANT+, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, (MP3)
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Phonebook

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

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk, ChatON
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 14, 2013
 

FCC ID value: A3LGTI9505 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.50 W/kg
 

Body

0.65 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.17 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.67 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

 
15W TurboPower charger, USB-C Cable, SIM pin, Guides

MSRP

 
$ 299

Availability

Officially announced

Mar 14, 2013
Feb 07, 2019
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