Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 5c
- HTC Desire 510
- Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Apple iPhone 5cHTC Desire 510Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)
Apple iPhone 5c
Prices
HTC Desire 510
Prices
Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)
Prices
Model aliasiPhone Light
Low-cost iPhone
iPhone Lite
A11Moto G (2015)
Moto G (Gen 3)
XT1540
XT1541
XT1548
XT1550

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width59.2 mm
5.92 cm
0.194 ft
2.331 in
69.8 mm
6.98 cm
0.229 ft
2.748 in
72.4 mm
7.24 cm
0.238 ft
2.85 in
Height124.4 mm
12.44 cm
0.408 ft
4.898 in
139.9 mm
13.99 cm
0.459 ft
5.508 in
142.1 mm
14.21 cm
0.466 ft
5.594 in
Thickness8.97 mm
0.897 cm
0.029 ft
0.353 in
9.99 mm
0.999 cm
0.033 ft
0.393 in
11.6 mm
1.16 cm
0.038 ft
0.457 in
Weight132 g
0.29 lbs
4.66 oz
158 g
0.35 lbs
5.57 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume66.06 cm³
4.01 in³
97.55 cm³
5.92 in³
119.34 cm³
7.25 in³
ColorsYellow
Blue
Pink
Green
White
White
Gray
Black
Blue
Black
White
Body materialsPolycarbonate-Polycarbonate
Certification--IPX7

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
Features--Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
--XT1550 - Dual SIM

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
--
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
--
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (XT1550)
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz (XT1540)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (XT1550)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (XT1550)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
EV-DO Rev. A
EV-DO Rev. B
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)iOS 7.0.3
iOS 9
Android 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
User interface (UI)-Sense 5.5-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCApple A6 APL0589Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUApple Swift ARMv7ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores244
CPU frequency1300 MHz1400 MHz1400 MHz
GPUPowerVR SGX543 MP3Qualcomm Adreno 306Qualcomm Adreno 306
GPU cores3--
GPU frequency266 MHz400 MHz400 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB1 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channels-Single channelSingle channel
RAM frequency-533 MHz533 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB
16 GB
32 GB
8 GB8 GB
16 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

Types-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSLCDIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
2.3 in
58.49 mm
5.85 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
4.1 in
104.07 mm
10.41 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.775:11.779:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels480 x 854 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density326 ppi
128 ppcm
208 ppi
81 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area60.14 %62.54 %67.21 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Retina display
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
-Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.54 x 3.42 mm
0.22 in
-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size1.391 µm
0.001391 mm
-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor7.61-7.38
Aperturef/2.4-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.1 mm
31.21 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-3.75 mm
27.69 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--76 °
Number of lenses5--
Flash typeLED-Dual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
-Color Correlated Temperature (CCT) dual flash

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor typeCMOS--
Aperturef/2.4-f/2.2
Field of view--72 °
Image resolution1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps-30 fps
FeaturesFace unlock--
Exposure compensation-Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Auto HDR
Touch focus

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Compatibility-

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoYesYes
--RDS

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DPA2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector type-Micro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
UMA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecsAVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MP4
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
MP4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity1510 mAh2100 mAh2470 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
17 h 10 min
17.2 h
1030.2 min
0.7 days
22 h
1320 min
0.9 days
2G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
646 h
38760 min
26.9 days
200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
3G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
655 h
39300 min
27.3 days
250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
FeaturesNon-removableRemovableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.99 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)0.95 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg-1.06 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg-1.13 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features--Water repellent Nano-coating
 Apple iPhone 5cHTC Desire 510Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)