Apple iPhone 5C vs Motorola Moto X

Top 20 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Motorola Moto X

anonymous
1892
A little higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
312 ppi
4.49% higher pixel density
anonymous
814
Every pixel has three subpixels.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
592
Thinner
Comment
8.97 mm
vs
10.4 mm
1.43 mm thinner
anonymous
567
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
450
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
422
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
214
Substantially more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
201
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
147
Noticeably narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
65.3 mm
6.10 mm narrower
anonymous
129
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
91
A little bit shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
129.3 mm
4.90 mm shorter
anonymous
54
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Florence Collins
13
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
anonymous
7
A lot less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
87.8 cm³
32.83% less body volume
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
155
A lot higher ram speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
500 MHz
33 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
57
Significantly bigger L1 cache
Comment
64 KB
vs
32 KB
32 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
114
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
81
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
25
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Motorola Moto X because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 50 Reasons for the

Motorola Moto X

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
2804
Sizably more battery power
Comment
2200 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
45.70% more battery power
anonymous
2251
Amply faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
30.77% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1516
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
4 "
17.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1434
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1374
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
10 MP
vs
8 MP
25% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1324
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
1067
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
861
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
687
A tad lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
132 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
579
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
557
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
478
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
428
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
389
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
380
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
198
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
187
Clearly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
154
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
77
Clearly faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
2900
vs
2416
20.03% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Saurabh Medade
22
Has active notification screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It automatically shows on screen notification when you flip or take the phone out of your pocket. it does not affect the battery as it lights only some LEDs!
Iain Searcy
20
Assist
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Car: Automatically read texts out loud. Meeting: Silence phone at time of meeting on calendar. Sleep: Silence phone for sleep hours unless favorite calls or someone tries to ring twice.
Bhargav Reddy
16
Has moto x8 chipset
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The X8 is actually a software-optimized dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro clocked at [url] This system-on-a-chip (SoC) has a quad-core Adreno 320 GPU (so were at six cores so far).The other two cores for language and contextual processes
Pavide Darenti
14
It comes in different colours
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Fully customizable cover
Saurabh Medade
10
Camera Short Cut
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It launches the camera directly if you twist your wrist twice even if the device is locked!
Paul Campos
8
Customizable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can get the phone customized to your liking vs only a few color options.
Kyle Miz
6
Smart Features
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Moto X has Touchless Control, Active Display and the camera shortcut.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
574
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
362
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
342
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
277
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
230
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
226
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
215
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
206
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
30
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
anonymous
202
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
anonymous
230
Clearly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
400 MHz
vs
266 MHz
134 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
125
Appreciably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.0255 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
67
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
51
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
46
Vastly more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

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