Compare Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB vs Samsung Galaxy J3

Feature Comparison

  • Samsung Galaxy J3's got 10.0% more Screen Size
  • Both Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB and Samsung Galaxy J3 have same Internal Storage
  • RAM of Samsung Galaxy J3's is 33.0% more than Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB
 
Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB
Samsung Galaxy J3
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Spec Score 
58 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
56 Value For Money Score
74 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
4.5 inch 5 inch   
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels 1280 x 720 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD Super AMOLED   
Pixel Density
326 PPI 294 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Asahi Dragontrail Glass   
Bezel Less
No No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Spreadtrum   
Processor Speed
1.2GHz 1.5GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Spreadtrum SC9830   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Quad-Core   
RAM
1GB 1.5GB   
Graphics
Adreno 305 Mali-T720   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
5MP 8MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Front Camera Resolution
1MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
HD Video Recording (720p) HD Video Recording (720p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- Samsung Experience   
OS Upgradable To
Android 5.1 -   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
GPS, FM Radio GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 142.3 x 71 x 7.9   
Weight
143 grams 138 grams   
Connectivity
3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black Black, Gold, White   
Build Material
- Plastic   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- 6 Month Accessories Warranty   
Body SAR
1.06W/kg 1.12W/kg   
Head SAR
1.17W/kg 1.17W/kg   
In The Box
Device, Charger, User Manual Device, Charger, Earphone, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
8GB 8GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 4.4GB   
Card Slot
- Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 128GB   
OTG Support
- No   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Micro SIM   
SIM 1 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
- LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2070mAh 2600mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No Yes   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
No No   

Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB vs Samsung Galaxy J3 Specs

Specs
Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GBSamsung Galaxy J3  
Screen Size 4.5 inch5 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 5MP8MP  
RAM 1GB1.5GB  
Battery Capacity 2070mAh2600mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 1MP5MP  

Samsung Galaxy J3 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Thanks to an AMOLED panel, the colors are crisp and punchy with good contrasts
  • An inbuilt S-Bike mode allows for safe bike riding
The Bad
  • No Gorilla Glass protection
  • Launched with an older Android version (Android Lollipop) with no information on updates
  • Lack of basic sensors such as Ambient Light Sensor or Magnetometer
  • A rather new and unknown processor

Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) 8GB Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Near stock Android experience with promise for quick updates in future
  • Compact size, which makes the phone usable with one hand
  • Overall snappy performance
  • Excellent battery life
The Bad
  • The camera performance leaves a lot to be desired
  • Speakers on the phone are not the loudest
  • Lacks LTE
  • No expandable storage

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