PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Galaxy S4 mini vs Moto G

Performance

Processing power and speed

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Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

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Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Battery capacity

Reviews

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PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Motorola Moto G 

PhoneRocket recommends the Motorola Moto G  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Galaxy S4 mini vs Moto G

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Moto G
1,119

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

Reasons to consider the
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 21 Mb/s More than 4.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly lighter 107 g vs 143 g More than 25% lighter
Significantly faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 40% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 11.6 mm Around 25% thinner
Records slightly higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 2.2x higher def video
Front view of Motorola Moto G

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
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
Sharper screen 326 ppi vs 256 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 960 x 540 Around 80% higher resolution
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen

Reviews Word on the street

Galaxy S4 mini  vs Moto G 

8.5
8.8
More than audible to the ear, its quality is pleasantly complemented by its high-toned and crisp audio output.
Moto G

9.0
10.0
The images it produced were full of detail, sharp and the colours brilliant.
Moto G

Overall

8.6 Out of 10
9.0 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
Moto G 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.3" 4.5"
Resolution 960 x 540 1280 x 720
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 256 ppi 326 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes Yes

software

Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 4.4 KitKat
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No Yes
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

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

form factor

Galaxy S4 mini  vs
Moto G 
Weight 107 g 143 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 11.6 mm
Size 61.3 x 124.6 x 8.9 mm 65.9 x 129.9 x 11.6 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 1.5 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 8 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 5 MP
Resolution 8 MP 5 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.9 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3.5G
Networks
LTE Cat3/4 Uplink (50 Mb/s)
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA (21 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
Unknown (100 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 1,900 mA·h 2,070 mA·h
Samsung Galaxy S4 mini
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moto has a quadcore you noobs.... it´s faster then the s4 mini
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