Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs HTC Desire 826 vs Motorola Moto E (2015)

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola HTC Motorola
Announced September 2014 January 2015 February 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015 Available - February 2015
Price - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 5,999 ($88.22) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Black Various Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
- 129.9 x 66.8 x 12.3 mm
(5.11 x 2.63 x 0.48 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) - 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1527, XT1511
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1505
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 17) - XT1527
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7 - 3G model
Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 - LTE model, Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 - 3G model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 - LTE model
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 405 Adreno 302 - 3G model
Adreno 306 - LTE model
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.5 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi) 540 x 960 pixels (245 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.76% - 64.21%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio FM radio FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Panorama, HDR
Video 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps 720p@30fps
Front Camera 2 MP [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [Similar] VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, apt-X v4.0, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
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 not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2070 mAh 2600 mAh 2390 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -