• Motorola Moto G Dual SIM vs HTC Desire 820 vs Motorola Moto G Dual SIM (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G Dual SIM vs HTC Desire 820 vs Motorola Moto G Dual SIM (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola HTC Motorola
Announced January 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - January 2014 Coming Soon - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, Chalk, Violet, Royal Blue, Turquoise, Lemon Line, Cherry Marble White, Tuxedo Grey, Santorini White, Milky-way Grey, Tang Black, Chalk, Violet, Royal Blue, Turquoise, Lemon Line, Cherry
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 in)
157.7 x 78.7 x 7.7 mm
(6.21 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 10.99 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Front Facing Dual Speakers

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 405 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 5.5 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.36% 67.20% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
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, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps Yes, 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB 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 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 2070 mAh
Stand by - Up to 424 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 24 h Up to 22 h 24 min (3G) -