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Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105) vs Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus vs Motorola Moto G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Moto G XSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)11Points
Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)
4.3"
AMOLED

480x800

8
MP

2mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1650
mAh

(Removable)

vs
12PointsMotorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)Compare Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus X
Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
4.5"
IPS

720x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2070
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G (XT1033 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!

Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)11 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)vsMoto G (XT1033 16GB)12 Advantages Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
+Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+121 grams (4.24 ounces)18%
Lighter
vs143 grams (5.01 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)36%
Thinner
vs11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)
+Super AMOLED PlusAdvantage
Super AMOLED Plus display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+(back) 8MP59%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+(front) 2MP46%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
+Micro-B USB MHLAdvantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+1.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
8GB (5GB available)vs+16GB (13GB available)160%
More internal storage for applications and files
480x800 pixelsvs+720x1280 pixels140%
Higher resolution screen
217 PPIvs+326 PPI50%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+4.5"5%
Larger screen
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video only main cameraAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.6 (aperture)vs+f/2.4 (aperture)8%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 5.1.1 LollipopAdvantage
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop is newer and safer
1650 mAhvs+2070 mAh25%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
3.0 + A2DPvs+4.0 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.0 + A2DP is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
1GB LPDDR2
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
3G+ HSPA+
+17 specs and more in the table below

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

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Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
ModelGalaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy S ii Plus i9105, Samsung GT-i9105Motorola Moto G XT1033 (Dual-sim), Moto G1, Motorola Falcon
Country or region availablefeature not registered(Latin America)BrazilChina
(Latin America), Brazil, China
BrandSamsungMotorola
Release dateFebruary, 2013November, 2013
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)11.6 millimeters (0.46 inches)
Size (width x height)66.1 x 125.3 millimeters (2.6 x 4.93 in)65.9 x 129.9 millimeters (2.59 x 5.11 in)
Weight121 grams (4.24 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Firmware updateAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Chipset32bit - Broadcom BCM28155 (40nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226 (28nm)
CPU processor1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A91.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerBroadcom VideoCore IVQualcomm Adreno 305
RAM memory1GB LPDDR21GB LPDDR2
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)16GB (13GB available)
eMMC 4.5
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Display typeSuper AMOLED PlusTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.3" inches4.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~63.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~65.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels720x1280 pixels (16:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)217 PPI326 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload21/5.76 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.6 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3.2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)2 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution1600x1200 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedHD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot 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
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 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
Other features- Colors: Chic White, Dark Blue
- Samsung TouchWiz UI 5.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black (front panel), 7 color options (back panel)
- Slow motion video
- WiFi hotspot
- Google Drive 50GB
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity1650 mAh2070 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered12600 minutes | 210 hours | 8.8 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S2 Plus (GT-i9105)Motorola Moto G (XT1033 16GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.17W/kg (head) | 1.06W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.79W/kg (head)
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