Phone Comparison - Asus Google Nexus 7 vs Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Asus Motorola Motorola
Announced June 2012 August 2013 September 2014
Status Available - July 2012 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 198.5 x 120 x 10.5 mm
(7.81 x 4.72 x 0.41 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 340 g (11.99 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network N/A GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network N/A 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 -
Messaging , Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.1.2 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A9, Nvidia Tegra 3 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU ULP GeForce Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB storage 16/32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 7.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 800 x 1280 pixels (216 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 59.45% 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 no yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 1.2 MP 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash No LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features Video-calling 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, 720p Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera No [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS No Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge No Yes Class 12
3G N/A 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host
GPS Yes Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB storage, 1GB 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4325 mAh 2200 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by 300 h Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 13 h -