Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and Motorola Moto X – Comparison of Hardware Specs

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Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and Motorola Moto X are the two leading and most selling smartphones, competing each other in the market. Both have excellent specs and features. Both are Android family members.

Release in the Market

Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 was announced and released in the third quarter of year 2013. It is also known as Samsung Galaxy S4 with LTE+. For the SK Telecom, it is known as Samsung SHV-E330S Galaxy S4 LTE-A.
Motorola Moto X was announced and released in the month of August 2013. It is powered by Android v4.2.2 Jelly Bean and can be upgraded to v4.4 KitKat.

The hardware specs of both the Samsung I9506 GALAXY S4 and Apple iPhone 5S are compared as under:


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OPERATING SYSTEM
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
OS Android OS, v4.2.2 – Jelly Bean
Can be upgraded KitKat
SIZE, DIMENSION AND WEIGHT
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Height – mm 136.6 129.3
Height – in 5.38 5.09
Width – mm 69.8 65.3
Width – in 2.75 2.57
Thickness – mm 7.9 10.4
Thickness – in 0.31 0.41
Weight ‘g’ 130 130
Weight – ‘oz’ 4.59 4.59
SCREEN DISPLAY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M 16M
Size 5.0 in 4.7in
Resolution (pixels) 1080 x 1920 720 x 1280
Pixel Density ~441 ppi Pixel Density ~312 ppi Pixel Density
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass
INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL MEMORY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Card Slot MicroSD – Max. 64 GB Not Available
Internal  Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
HARDWARE
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
CPU Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 320
HARDWARE RELATED SOFT SPECS (SENSORS)
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
Gyro Gyro
Proximity Proximity
Compass Compass
Barometer Barometer
Temperature Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
RADIO
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Radio FM Radio Not Available
BATTERY
SAMSUNG I9506 GALAXY S4 Motorola Moto X
Type Li-Ion 2600 mAh Li-Ion 2200 mAh
Stand-by – Max 2G / 370 h – 3G 576 h
Talk time – Max 2G / 17 h – 3G 13 h
Music play – Max 62 h