Moto G Motorola

  • clock speed
    1.2
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.5
    inches
  • resolution
    326
    ppi

Galaxy S III Samsung

  • clock speed
    1.4
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.8
    inches
  • resolution
    305
    ppi

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.5"
4.8"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (326 ppi)
1280 x 720 (305 ppi)
Panel
IPS LCD (RGB)
Super AMOLED (PenTile RGBG)
Brightness
550 cd/m²
550 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.477
3.419
Surface
Gorilla Glass 3
Gorilla Glass 2
Video out
720p
1080p (Micro HDMI)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (8926)
Samsung Exynos 4 (Quad 4412)
CPU
1.2 GHz, ARM Cortex A7
1.4 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
Linpack
259
177.1
Quadrant
8,508
5,365
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 305
440 MHz, ARM Mali-400
Architecture
Single core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
16
15.2
Epic citadel
34
--
Basemark x
--
3.18
RAM
1 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
--
f/2.6, 3.7 mm (27.8 mm equiv.)
Resolution
5 MP (2584 x 1936)
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
None
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
3.3 fps
Aperture
--
f/2.6
Secondary camera
1.31 MP
1.9 MP

video

Video resolution
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
14 Mbps
50 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
2,070 mA·h
2,100 mA·h
Talk time
--
700 min
Standby time
--
47,400 min
Tested
3G talk time
821 min
615 min
Web browsing
544 min
387 min
Video playback
397 min
567 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Mono (Back)
Frequency response
+0.08, -0.85
+0.03, -0.05
Noise level
-92.1 dB
-90.3 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.10, -1.03
+0.11, -0.04
Noise level
-92 dB
-90.2 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
65.9 x 129.9 x 11.6 mm
70.6 x 136.6 x 8.6 mm
Weight
143 g
133 g
Body
Plastic (Waterproof)
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0.4
Upgradable to
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
Standard (predictive)
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,308 ms
1,447 ms

connectivity

Network
3G, HSDPA (21 Mb/s)
3G, HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot, WiFi Direct)
NFC
No
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB, 16 GB
16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB
Supported card formats
None
microSD
Included accessories
None
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
81.6 dB
75.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
75.7 dB
66.5 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
No
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
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does straight talk work well w/moto G?