Motorola Moto G 2015 vs Moto G LTE (2014) vs Moto G LTE (2013): specs comparison


The latest generation of Motorola's bestseller, the Moto G (2015) is already official, and as usual, we couldn't wait to compare it with its predecessors, 2014's second-gen Moto G, and the original one that launched all the way back in 2013. 

Despite the evolution of the different generations, one thing remained the same - the Moto G always offered a lot of bang for the buck, providing a well-rounded user experience without hurting your wallet much. 

Whether you're rocking an older Moto G and looking to upgrade or eyeing the Moto G family with pleasure for the first time, you will probably want to compare the three generations of the trooper and see which one suits your needs best.

Here's how they stack up against one another.

Motorola Moto G (2015) vs Motorola Moto G LTE (2014) vs Motorola Moto G LTE

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Display

Size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches
4.5 inches

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

67.05 %
68.99 %
65.38 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 8916
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 8926
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400

Processor

Quad-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A7
Quad-core, 1200 MHz

GPU

Adreno 306
Adreno 305
Adreno 305

RAM

2GB LPDDR3
1GB
1GB LPDDR2

Internal storage

16GB
16GB
8GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3)

Battery

Capacity

2470 mAh
2390 mAh
2070 mAh

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 MP (Autofocus)
8 MP (Autofocus)
5 MP (Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.0
Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling
 
 

Front

5 MP
2 MP
1.3 MP

Video capture

 
1280x720 (HD)
1280x720 (HD) (30 fps)

Design

Dimensions

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.48 inches (142 x 72.4 x 12.2 mm)
5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 inches (141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm)
5.11 x 2.59 x 0.46 inches (129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm)

Weight

5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.47 oz (155 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.5 oz (184 g)

Materials

Back: Plastic
 
 

Resistance

Water; IP x7
Splash
 

Features

Notification light
 
 

Shopping information

MSRP

 
 
$ 219


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Moto G (2015)
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 410, 2GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2470 mAh
  • OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Moto G LTE (2014)
  • Display 5.0 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2390 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop
Moto G LTE
  • Display 4.5 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 400, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 8GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 2070 mAh
  • OS Android 5.1 Lollipop

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