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Motorola Moto X vs Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Top 55 Reasons for the

Motorola Moto X

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

anonymous
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Measurably more battery power
Comment
2200 mAh
vs
1418 mAh
1.55x more battery power
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1546
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
2 x 1.7 GHz
vs
2 x 0.8 GHz
2.13x faster CPU clock speed
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1115
Appreciably more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
0.5 GB
1.50 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
991
Way bigger screen size
Comment
4.7 "
vs
3.5 "
34.29% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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Vastly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
10 MP
vs
8 MP
25% more megapixels (photo)
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Notably higher resolution
Comment
1280x720 px
vs
960x640 px
1.50x higher resolution
anonymous
648
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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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
421
Measurably faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
14.4 MBits/s
6.94x faster downloads
anonymous
367
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
355
Modestly lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
140 g
10 g lighter
anonymous
338
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
336
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
319
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
311
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
301
Significantly better video recording quality
Comment
1080 x 60 fps
vs
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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164
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
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154
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
142
Clearly faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.76 MBits/s
8.68x faster uploads
anonymous
134
Considerably smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
45 nm
17 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
anonymous
106
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
anonymous
101
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Saurabh Medade
16
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
15
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
13
It comes in different colours
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Fully customizable cover
Iain Searcy
12
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.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 13 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
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Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
305
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
240
Plays Adobe Flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
210
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
86
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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67
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.
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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
60
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
58
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
32
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Eran Machlev
8
Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
7
Exellent Features (UI)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
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67
Noticeably higher ram speed
Comment
500 MHz
vs
400 MHz
100 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
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45
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)
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Distinctly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
400 MHz
vs
200 MHz
200 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
56
Measurably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.0128 TFLOPS
0.04 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
34
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
33
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 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
44
Explicitly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better
anonymous
42
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
32
Explicitly 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.
anonymous
31
Measurably newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Motorola Moto X is better than Apple iPhone 4S 16GB because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB

Compared to Motorola Moto X

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A shade higher pixel density
Comment
330 ppi
vs
312 ppi
5.77% higher pixel density
anonymous
586
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
480
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
332
Thinner
Comment
9.3 mm
vs
10.4 mm
1.10 mm thinner
anonymous
278
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.
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Vastly narrower
Comment
58.6 mm
vs
65.3 mm
6.70 mm narrower
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-162
Explicitly less body volume
Comment
60.6 cm³
vs
87.8 cm³
44.88% less body volume
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-182
A lot shorter
Comment
115.2 mm
vs
129.3 mm
14.10 mm shorter
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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69
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
42
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
10
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple A5 APL0498
anonymous
35
Noticeably 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.

Apple iPhone 4S 16GB is better than Motorola Moto X because...

Yes
vs
No

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