Motorola Moto X Play VS. Samsung Galaxy S5: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto X Play VS. Samsung Galaxy S5. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Devices

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.4
Cost-effectiveness
7.2
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.8
6.7
Performance & Hardware
4.6
4.6
Camera
7.5
6.2
Connectivity
5.2
7.1
Battery
6.3
4.1

Basics

Brand

Aliases
XT1562, XT1563
SM-G900S, SM-G900F, SM-G900I, SM-G900K, SM-G900L, SM-G900M, SM-G900A, AM-G900T, SM-G900V, SM-G900R4, SM-G900P

Release Date

Release date
July 2015, 4 years ago
February 2014, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
75.0 mm
148.0 mm
10.9 mm
72.5 mm
142.0 mm
8.0 mm
Weight
169 g
145 g
Usable surface
75 %
69 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Resistance
-
IP67
Colors
Black

White
Black

Blue

Gold

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5.1"
Type
LCD IPS
Super Amoled
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
401 Pixels per inch
432 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Without Notch
  • Scratch resistant

Prototypes





Prototypes
Motorola Moto X Play
Print 3D Model
Samsung Galaxy S5
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU
Cortex A53
Krait 400
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.7 GHz
2.5 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 405
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
37.289
Overall performance better than 43% of devices
42.670
Overall performance better than 49% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
16 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
Yes, on the front

Sensors

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

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
21.5 Mpx
16 Mpx
Pixel size
1.120 µm
1.120 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX230 Exmor RS
Samsung S5K2P2XX
Type
CMOS
ISOCELL
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.2
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120 fps
No
30 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

5G
-
-
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B28 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

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

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HOGP
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)

Navigation

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

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

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

0.494 W/Kg on head
-- W/Kg on body
0.562 W/Kg on head
0.406 W/Kg on body
American measurement

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

0.800 W/Kg on head
1.230 W/Kg on body
1.200 W/Kg on head
1.580 W/Kg on body

Others

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

Battery

Battery
Capacity
3630 mAh
2800 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Removable
Wireless charging

Software

Software
Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Prices

Prices

Prices