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Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07) vs Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto X4 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 X4 (XT1900-07)24Points
Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
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? Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)

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 X4 (XT1900-07)24 Advantages Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)vsiPhone 5S (16GB)4 Advantages Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core96%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.5Ghz 64bit Dual-Core
+3GB LPDDR42 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR3
+32GB (17GB available)31%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1080x1920 pixels185%
Higher resolution screen
vs640x1136 pixels
+424 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs326 PPI
+5.2"30%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(dual camera) 12MP + 8MP150%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 8MP
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsDual-LED flash
+1/2.55" inches18%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3" inches
+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) 16MP12 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.2MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)19%
More apps available to download and use
vs2100000 apps (App Store)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 100 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh92%
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
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+112 grams (3.92 ounces)46%
Lighter
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)5%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness

27 Common items in both devices
eMMC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
60Hz
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
ModelMoto X4 (XT1900-07)iPhone 5S (16GB)
Other model namesLenovo Moto X4 XT1900 32GB, Moto X4 Single-Chip (2017)Apple iPhone 5S A1453, iPhone A1457, A1530, A1533
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandMotorolaApple
Release dateOctober, 2017September, 2013
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)73.4 x 148.35 millimeters (2.89 x 5.84 in)58.6 x 123.8 millimeters (2.31 x 4.87 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)112 grams (3.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1.1 NougatiOS 7.0
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieiOS 12
HardwareMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit - Apple A7 APL0698
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.5Ghz Dual-Core Cyclone ARM v8
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650MhzPowerVR G6430 quad-core
RAM memory3GB LPDDR41GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (17GB available)
eMMC
16GB (13GB available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~60.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels (16:9)640x1136 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 5-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass
Display features60Hz60Hz
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps100/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1700/1900/2100, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 EV-DO RevA
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
A1453/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 networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
LTE 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, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, 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 X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
12 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm
8 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.5µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels1.2 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels1280x960 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered31mm lens
Sensor size1/3.1" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MPEG4, H.264, MOV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, AAC, eAAC, M4A
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 proprietary connector
TV outputNot supportedProprietary TV-out
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEOA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Super Black, Sterling Blue, Silver
- Android One
- 3D glass back panel
- TurboPower charging: 6h in 15min
- 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 X4 (XT1900-07)Apple iPhone 5S (16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh1560 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X4 (XT1900-07)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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