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Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto E5 Play vs Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom X21Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1
Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1
5.2"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Motorola Moto E5 Play X10Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
4.3"
AMOLED

540x960

16
MP

2mp

1.5GB
RAM

32bit Dual

2330
mAh

(Removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


21 Advantages Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1
Moto E5 Play XT1921-1vsGalaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
 45%45%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
 33%33%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
2GB LPDDR3vs1.5GB LPDDR2
 100%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GB (10GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
 3 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 39%39%
+Lighter
150 grams (5.25 ounces)vs208 grams (7.28 ounces)
 71%71%
+Thinner
9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)
 78%78%
+Higher resolution screen
720x1280 pixelsvs540x960 pixels
 10%10%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
282 PPIvs256 PPI
 21%21%
+Larger screen
5.2"vs4.3"
Advantage
+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
LED flash on both camerasvsXenon flash
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo only main camera
 55%55%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/3.1 (aperture)
 156%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 5MPvs(front) 2MP
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-Avs3G+ HSPA+
 13 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
FingerprintvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2800 mAhvs2330 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
4.2 version A2DPvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vsNot supported

10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101vsMoto E5 Play XT1921-1
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 99%99%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 16MPvs(back) 8MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 3vsNot supported

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
HD (1280x720 pixels)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Li-Ion (Removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) / 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
MicroUSB 2.0
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Model and physical featuresMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
ModelMoto E5 Play XT1921-1Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Also known asBoost Mobile Moto E5 Play XT1921, Lenovo Moto E5 PlaySamsung Galaxy S4 Zoom SM-C1010 8GB, Samsung SM-C1010
Country or region availableCanadaUSASouth AfricaLatin AmericaBrazilUnited Arab EmiratesEuropeHong KongIndiaPakistanSingaporeVarious (International)
BrandMotorolaSamsung
Release dateMay, 2018July, 2013
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)15.4 millimeters (0.61 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 151 millimeters (2.91 x 5.94 in)63.5 x 125.5 millimeters (2.5 x 4.94 in)
Weight150 grams (5.25 ounces)208 grams (7.28 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
Operating system (OS)Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
HardwareMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)32bit - Samsung Exynos 4 Dual 4212 (32nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A531.5Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzARM Mali-400 MP4 400Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR31.5GB LPDDR2
Internal storage16GB (10GB user available)8GB (5GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 64GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~66.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~64% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1280 pixels540x960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)282 PPI256 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networks and dataMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,25,26,29,30,66)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Main camera8 megapixels16 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasXenon flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/3.1 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.3µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
Front / secondary cameraMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Front camera5 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720 pixels)HD (1280x720 pixels)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, WMVMP4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Black, Dark lake, Flash gray
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White
- Samsung TouchWiz Nature UX UI
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- 10x optical zoom (24-240mm)
- Panorama photo
- Dropbox 50GB
- WiFi dual-band
- WiFi hotspot
- S-Voice natural language
Power supply and autonomyMotorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)GK40 / 5V/2A=10Wfeature not registered
Talk time1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standby17280 minutes | 288 hours | 12 days34200 minutes | 570 hours | 23.8 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Motorola Moto E5 Play XT1921-1Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom 3G SM-C101
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.35 W/Kg (head) | 1.23 W/Kg (body)0.346 W/Kg (head) | 1.047 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registered0.144 W/Kg (head) | 0.202 W/Kg (body)