Phone Comparison - Apple iPhone 5 vs Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Apple Motorola Motorola
Announced September 2012 August 2013 September 2014
Status Available - September 2012 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 60.84% 72.34% 73.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 12
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps 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 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular 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, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML (Safari) HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No No
USB OTG - - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1440 mAh 2200 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 225 h Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 8 h Up to 13 h -