• Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL

Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2) vs Asus Zenfone 2 ZE500CL

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Motorola Asus
Announced August 2013 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014 Available - March 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,500 ($184.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White White, Black Charcoal Black, Pearl White, Cherry Red
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
148.1 x 71.5 x 10.9 mm
(5.83 x 2.81 x 0.43 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700) - Taiwan
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Dual-core 1.6 GHz, Intel Atom Z2560
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 305 PowerVR SGX544MP2
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8/16 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 68.76% 64.96%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio 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 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G 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, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 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 supported NFC not supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 2070 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h - Up to 360 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h - Up to 28 h (3G)