This week, Samsung launched the Galaxy A3 - a mid-end handset that many would like to consider when it'll go on sale later this month. It is a new age device with full metal construction and will be promoted among the younger crowd.
The Motorola Moto G (2014) was released back in September this year. It has been a crowd puller, though, the specifications aren't that brilliant. If you have any plans to replace your old handset, the Moto G (2014) could be a nice option.
Here we take a closer look at how the Samsung Galaxy A3 compares to Motorola Moto G (2014). As a buyer, you need to know everything about these two phones. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Design
Weighing 110 grams, the Galaxy A3 comes with a 7 mm thick chassis made of aluminum. The Moto G (2014) weighs in at 149g, and measures 11mm in terms of thickness.
The biggest difference between these two phones is the weight and builds quality. In terms of design and build quality, the Galaxy A3 is made out of light weight metal. The device does look appealing and feels nice.
The Moto G (2014), in the meanwhile, is still crafted out plastic. It isn't as pretty, but still looks cool and fashionable. Plus, you can remove the rear-back cover anytime.
It's hard to say which looks elite or is designed better, but the Samsung Galaxy A3 has an edge over the Motorola Moto G (2014) in terms of design and build.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Display
It is evident that many users these days choose a handset on the basis of display size. The Samsung Galaxy A3 has a 4.5-inch qHD screen, with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. But then we have the Moto G (2014). It has a bigger 5-inch HD screen having a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. In our opinion, the Moto G (2014) is surely a better option, if you consider only the display size on the next phone.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Software
The Moto G (2014) runs the latest Android 4.4.4 KitKat with customizable changes, while the Galaxy A3 runs Android 4.4.4 (Kitkat). Samsung's TouchWiz isn't much appealing, though the company has been constantly trying to add new features. The Moto G (2014) is bound to get Android 5.0 Lollipop update.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Processor, Storage and Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy A3 is powered by a 1.2 GHz quad-core under the hood. While the included 1GB RAM ensures smooth navigation. You can get the device with 16GB or of storage, which further can be expanded up to 64GB via a microSD card slot.
Motorola Moto G (2014) is running on a 1.2GHz quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor. The handset offers 1GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM, which further can be expanded via a microSD card slot.
Both the devices support all major 4G, 2G, and 3G frequency bands. Both have 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and FM Radio.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Camera
Both phones have 8MP rear-cameras. The Galaxy A3 comes with a 5MP front-facing shooter. The Motorola-made Moto G (2014) sports a 2MP front-facing camera.
Samsung Galaxy A3 Vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Battery, Price and Verdict
With a 1,900 mAh battery, you can rest assured that the Galaxy A3 will last on more than just a couple of hours. That's because the Samsung-made phone uses a low resolution screen. The Moto G (2014) comes with a 2070 mAh battery, but comes with a 5-inch HD screen.
The Moto G (2014) is priced at Rs. 12,990, while the Samsung Galaxy A3 is yet to go on sale in India.
Both the Samsung Galaxy A3 and Motorola Moto G (2014) will likely to emerge as the best mid-end phones of 2014, so you really can't go wrong with either option.