Motorola Moto X vs Google Nexus 5

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

316 ppi
445 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.63 %
70.89 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

10 megapixels
8 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal length: 30.4 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.2"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

 
Optical image stabilization, Video light

Front

2 megapixels
1.3 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 inches (129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm)
5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 inches (137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm)

Weight

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, Blue, Red, White
Black, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

 
DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort, TV-out

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2260 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

12 GB
 

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.3, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 13, 5, 4, 2
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Battery

Capacity

2200 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qi wireless charging

Talk time

13.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
17.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
12.5 days (300 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Music playback

 
60.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 10, 2013
Nov 04, 2013

FCC ID value: IHDT56PA1 link
FCC ID value: ZNFD821 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.21 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Body

0.65 W/kg
1.01 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.52 W/kg
1.46 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.08 W/kg
1.23 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 399
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