Motorola Moto X VS. Samsung Galaxy Alpha: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto X VS. Samsung Galaxy Alpha. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
7.4
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.9
7.5
Performance & Hardware
5.5
7.1
Camera
7.3
6.5
Connectivity
8.3
8.5
Battery
4.9
6.4

Basics

Brand

Aliases
Ghost, XT1052
Galaxy Alfa, SM-G850A, SM-G850F, SM-G850T, SM-G850M, SM-G850Y, SM-G850FQ

Presentation

Unveiled
August 2013, 4 years ago
August 2014, 3 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
65.3 mm
129.4 mm
10.0 mm
65.5 mm
132.4 mm
6.7 mm
Weight
130 g
115 g
Usable surface
72 %
70 %
Materials
-
Metal
Resistance
-
-
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Silver

White

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
4.7"
Type
Amoled
Super Amoled
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
312 Pixels per inch
312 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch

Prototypes



Prototypes
Motorola Moto X
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Print 3D Model

Photos

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5430
CPU
Krait 300
4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex A15 + 4x 1.3 ARM Cortex-A7
Type
Dual-Core
Octa-Core
Frequency
1.7 GHz
1.8 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 320
ARM Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
18.483
Overall performance better than 19% of devices
50.928
Overall performance better than 71% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
SD Slot
No
No

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, on the front

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Temperature
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
10.5 Mpx
12 Mpx
Pixel size
1.410 µm
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Sensor
Omnivision OV1820
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS BSI
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.2
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
2.1 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA2000 EX-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B13 (700)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B20 (800)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BPP (Basic Printing Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • FTP (File Transfer Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OBEX (OBject EXchange)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • LE (Low Energy)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • S-GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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0.400 W/Kg on head
0.506 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.390 W/Kg on head
0.500 W/Kg on body
1.180 W/Kg on head
0.750 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
2200 mAh
1860 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable

Removable

Software

Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.4.4 KitKat

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