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Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600) vs Motorola Moto C (XT1757)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Wave 3 vs Motorola Moto C phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Motorola Moto C X Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600) 08Points








17Points Motorola Moto C (XT1757) Compare Samsung Wave 3 X








What's the better phone? Motorola Moto C (XT1757)

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!

Wave 3 (GT-S8600)} 8 Advantages Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600) vs Moto C (XT1757)} 17 Advantages Motorola Moto C (XT1757)
+122 grams (4.27 ounces)26%
vs154 grams (5.39 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
+233 PPI19%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs196 PPI
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Gorilla GlassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1.4GHz 32bit Single-corevs+1.1GHz 64bit Quad-core40%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
384MB LPDDRvs+1GB LPDDR3167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
4GB (3GB available)vs+8GB (4GB available)33%
More internal storage for applications and files
Flash (EEPROM)vs+eMMC 5.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)10%
480x800 pixelsvs+480x854 pixels7%
Higher resolution screen
Larger screen
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Not supportedvs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 0.3MPvs+(front) 2MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
3000 apps (Samsung Apps)vs+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)1166 times
More apps available to download and use
3G HSUPAvs+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbpsvs+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
1500 mAhvs+2350 mAh57%
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)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
3.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

16 Common items in both devices
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC / Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
Plastic body, glass front
16 million
(back) 5MP
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HD (1280x720)
+9 specs and more in the table below

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๐Ÿ“ฑ Model features

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
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ModelWave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Other model namesSamsung Wave III GT-S8600Lenovo Moto C XT1757 (4G) Dual-sim, Motorola Watson
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release date10/1/20116/2/2017
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)64.2 x 125.9 millimeters (2.53 x 4.96 in)73.6 x 145.5 millimeters (2.9 x 5.73 in)
Weight122 grams (4.27 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿ“ฒ Display

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size4" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~56.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution480x800 pixels (5:3)480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)233 PPI196 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla GlassNot supported
Refresh rate60Hzfeature not registered
Display featuresNot supportedfeature not registered

๐Ÿค– Operating System

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
System versionBada 2.0Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User InterfaceTouchWiz 3.0feature not registered

โš™๏ธ Processor

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Chipset32bit64bit: MediaTek MT6737M (28nm)
CPUSingle-core, 1 processor:
1x 1.4GHz Scorpion (Single-core)
Quad-core, 1 processor:
4x 1.1GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (Quad-core)
GPU graphical controllerfeature not registeredARM Mali-T720 MP2 550Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ’ฝ Memory and storage

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Internal storage4GB (3GB available)
Flash (EEPROM)
8GB (4GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

๐Ÿ“ถ Mobile networks

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum Download / Upload14.4/5.76 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bands Expand band details Collapse 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 900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

๐Ÿ“ท Camera

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4ยตm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

๐Ÿ“ธ Front camera

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Front camera (secondary)0.3 megapixels2 megapixels
Front camera resolution640x480 pixels1600x1200 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (720x480)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1ยตm pixel

๐Ÿ”‰ Sound and multimedia

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellationNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

๐Ÿ”Œ Connectivity

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV output3.5mm (same audio output)Not supported
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n [wifi4] (2.4GHz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

๐Ÿงญ Sensors

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

๐Ÿ”‹ Battery

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
Battery capacity1500 mAh2350 mAh
Charger, wattsWired chargingWired charging
Inductive / wireless chargingNot supportedfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy8.7 hoursfeature not registered
Standby517 hours (21.5 days)feature not registered

โž• Other features

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneousโ€ข Colors: Black
โ€ข Samsung ChatON
โ€ข UMA
โ€ข Java framework
โ€ข Colors: Starry Black, Pearl White
โ€ข WiFi hotspot

โ˜ข๏ธ Radiation rate

Samsung Wave 3 (GT-S8600)Moto C (XT1757)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.53W/kg (head), 0.82W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.83W/kg (head)feature not registered

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