Benchmarks Real world tests of Moto G vs iPhone 4s

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Moto G
iPhone 4s

Features Key features of the Moto G  vs iPhone 4s 

screen size

Moto G
iPhone 4s

screen resolution

Moto G
1280 x 720
iPhone 4s
960 x 640


Moto G
1 GB
iPhone 4s
0.5 GB


Moto G
Quad core
iPhone 4s
Dual core

camera resolution

Moto G
5 MP
iPhone 4s
8 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Motorola Moto G

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Better overall performance 1,119 vs 214 Around 5.2x better geekbench score
Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Noticeably bigger screen 4.5" vs 3.5" Around 30% bigger screen
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Faster processor 1.2 GHz vs 0.8 GHz Around 50% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 960 x 640 50% higher resolution
Slightly better theoretical download speed 21 Mb/s vs 14.4 Mb/s More than 45% better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
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Store significantly more stuff 64 GB vs 16 GB 4x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Thinner 9.3 mm vs 11.6 mm Around 20% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Moto G  vs iPhone 4s 

More than audible to the ear, its quality is pleasantly complemented by its high-toned and crisp audio output.
Moto G

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Moto G  vs
iPhone 4s 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 3.5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 960 x 640
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 326 ppi 329 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 4.4 KitKat iOS 9
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Moto G  vs
iPhone 4s 
Weight 143 g 140 g
Thickness 11.6 mm 9.3 mm
Size 65.9 x 129.9 x 11.6 mm 58.6 x 115.2 x 9.3 mm


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 0.8 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 0.5 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 64 GB

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.3 MP 0.3 MP
Video resolution 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 3.5G
HSDPA (14.4 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA (21 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (14.4 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)
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My son has the Moto G and it is a seriously impressive phone considering the relatively low asking price. There is in my opinion no better budget range android phone, The phone does not look budget and certainly does not perform budget.
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