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Apple iPhone 5C vs Motorola Moto X

Top 20 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Motorola Moto X

anonymous
1708
A tad higher pixel density
Comment
326 ppi
vs
312 ppi
4.49% higher pixel density
anonymous
738
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
536
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
516
Thinner
Comment
8.97 mm
vs
10.4 mm
1.43 mm thinner
anonymous
411
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
369
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
196
Distinctly 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
179
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.
anonymous
107
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
79
Clearly narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
65.3 mm
6.10 mm narrower
anonymous
46
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
12
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
11
Slightly shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
129.3 mm
4.90 mm shorter
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
anonymous
-46
Plenty less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
87.8 cm³
32.83% less body volume
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
121
Plenty 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
50
Measurably 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
97
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
67
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
21
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 49 Reasons for the

Motorola Moto X

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
2592
Appreciably more battery power
Comment
2200 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
45.70% more battery power
anonymous
2033
Lots faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
30.77% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1350
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
1343
Lots more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1240
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
10 MP
vs
8 MP
25% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1205
Sizably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
945
Explicitly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
785
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
590
Modestly lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
132 g
2 g lighter
anonymous
530
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
503
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
437
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
383
Clearly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
anonymous
374
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
363
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
183
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
171
Considerably 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
140
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
73
Noticeably faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
2900
vs
2416
20.03% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Saurabh Medade
18
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!
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
Iain Searcy
15
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.
Pavide Darenti
14
It comes in different colours
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Fully customizable cover
Saurabh Medade
9
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
7
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 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
506
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
331
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
323
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
232
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
191
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
190
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
170
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
166
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
anonymous
161
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
184
Substantially 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
93
Notably 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
56
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
46
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
40
Notably 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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