Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs LG Nexus 5

Motorola Moto X
motorola moto x
LG Nexus 5
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola LG
Announced August 2013 October 2013
Status Available - August 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar] Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory No No

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches [Similar] 4.95 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 70.86%
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, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Class 12
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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 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/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) 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 storage, 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 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 17 h