• Motorola DROID Maxx vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID Maxx vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Motorola Motorola
Announced July 2013 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black Black, White White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.33 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 167 g (5.89 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.2 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.26% 73.00% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Class 12 Class 12 Yes
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3500 mAh 2300 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 600 h - -
Talk Time Up to 48 h - -