The Moto G3 and Samsung Galaxy J5 have been released in 2015. Both devices come with decent specifications that are worth mentioning and this is the reason why today we’re going to compare them.
The Moto G3 measures 142.1×72.4×11.6mm and weights 155 grams. It has a similar design to the Moto X 2015, featuring a curved plastic body with diagonal lines all over the back and a vertical faux metal strip at the top, containing the rear camera and logo. The device is water resistant and the customers are able to customize their devices with the Moto Maker program, choosing a different color for the shell, strip, frame and front panel. On the other hand, the Galaxy J5 is slimmer and lighter as it measures 142.1×71.8×7.9mm and weights only 146 grams. This device has a simple plastic back and a metal frame.
The Moto G3 features an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi and it’s protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The Galaxy J5 has a Super AMOLED display with the same size, resolution and pixel density, but the colors are more vibrant.
Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM
The Moto G3 has been released with a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card and 1 or 2GB of RAM. The Galaxy J5 features a Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 306 graphics card and 1.5GB of RAM.
The Moto G3 comes in two internal storage variants of 8GB (the variant with 1GB of RAM) and 16GB (the variant with 2GB of RAM), but you can expand it up to 32GB using a microSD card. The Galaxy J5 has been released in two storage variants of 8GB and 16GB which can be expanded up to 128GB using a microSD card.
The Moto G3 sports a primary camera of 13MP (found on the rear side of the handset) that features dual-LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR and a secondary camera of 5MP (found on the front side of the device). The Galaxy J5 comes with a primary camera of 13MP that offers LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection and a secondary camera of 5MP.
Both devices have non-removable batteries, but the one found on the Moto G3 has a capacity of only 2470 mAh, being weaker than the 2600 mAh battery that is powering the Galaxy J5.