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Motorola Moto G2 (XT1064) vs Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto G2 vs Apple iPhone 5S phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Apple iPhone 5S XMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)08Points
Motorola Moto G2 (XT1064)
5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2070
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
4"
IPS

640x1136

8
MP

1.2mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Dual

1560
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Moto G2 (XT1064)8 Advantages Motorola Moto G2 (XT1064)vsiPhone 5S (16GB)16 Advantages Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
+Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+720x1280 pixels27%
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+5"25%
Larger screen
vs4"
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 2MP56%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+2070 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1560 mAh
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.5Ghz 64bit Dual-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR2vs+1GB LPDDR3Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
8GB (5GB available)vs+16GB (13GB available)160%
More internal storage for applications and files
149 grams (5.22 ounces)vs+112 grams (3.92 ounces)33%
Lighter
11 millimeters (0.43 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)45%
Thinner
Plastic body, glass frontvs+Aluminum body, glass frontAdvantage
More resistant material
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
294 PPIvs+326 PPI11%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HD (1280x720)vs+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
3G+ HSPA+vs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 100 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Proprietary TV-outAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
(back) 8MP
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) HD (1280x720)
Capacitive
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
ModelMoto G2 (XT1064)iPhone 5S (16GB)
Other model namesMotorola Moto G 2014 XT1064 Single-simApple iPhone 5S A1453, iPhone A1457, A1530, A1533
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateSeptember, 2014September, 2013
Depth11 millimeters (0.43 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)70.7 x 141.5 millimeters (2.78 x 5.57 in)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)
Weight149 grams (5.22 ounces)112 grams (3.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatiOS 7.0
Firmware updateAndroid 5.0.2 LollipopiOS 12
HardwareMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL0698
CPU processor1.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A71.5Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone ARM v8
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 305PowerVR G6430 quad-core
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR3
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)16GB (13GB available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1700/1900/2100A1453/A1533 GSM model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

A1453/A1533 CDMA model:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO

A1457/A1530 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat3

A1453 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,18,19,20,25,26)

A1533 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,8,13,17,19,20,25)

A1457 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)

A1530 model:
LTE 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2600 (Bands 38,39,40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.5µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: White, Black
- Motorola Moto G 2nd generation
- 2 colored back covers
- 2 front speakers
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold
- Touch ID
- Oleophobic coating
- Simultaneous HD video and image recording
- FaceTime
- Siri natural language
- AirDrop file sharing
- iCloud cloud service
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2070 mAh1560 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G2 (XT1064)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.12W/kg (head) | 1.18W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1W/kg (head) | 0.8W/kg (body)
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