Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Nexus vs Motorola Moto X

Samsung Galaxy Nexus
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Motorola Moto X
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Motorola
Announced October 2011 August 2013
Status Available - November 2011 Available - August 2013
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 135.5 x 67.9 x 8.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.67 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 (region specific) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Dual-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A9 CPU, TI OMAP 4460 chipset [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU No [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory No No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.65 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (316 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.72% 72.34%
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 5 MP, 2592x1936 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE 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
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support, barometer sensor Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32GB storage, 1 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1750 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 290 h (2G)
Up to 270 h (3G)
Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 17 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 20 min (3G)
Up to 13 h