Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Google Nexus 9

Motorola Moto X
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Google Nexus 9
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola HTC
Announced August 2013 October 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Available - October 2014
Colors Black, White Indigo Black, Lunar White, Sand
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
228.25 x 153.68 x 7.95 mm
(8.99 x 6.05 x 0.31 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 425 g / 436 g (14.99 oz / 15.38 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dual front-facing speakers with HTC BoomSound

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Cortex-A15, Nvidia Tegra K1 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] ULP GeForce Kepler (192 cores) [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 8.9 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 2048 x 1536 pixels (288 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 69.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, OIS
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.6 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 6700 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 720 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 9 h 30 min