Compare Motorola Moto G 8GB vs Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) 16GB

Summary
62%
66%
Display

4.50" (Medium)

HD, Sharp screen

5.0" (Medium)

HD, Avg sharpness

Performance

Quad core

1.2 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Quad core

1.2 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Storage

8 GB

16 GB

32 GB (Expandable)

Camera

5 MP (Main)

1.30 MP (Front)

8 MP (Main)

2 MP (Front)

Battery

2070 mAh

2070 mAh

Expert Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

3.2/5 based on 69 ratings

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4.1/5 based on 72,354 ratings

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General
Launch Date

November 13, 2013 (Official)

Operating System

Android v4.3 (Jelly Bean)

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Micro

SIM1: Micro

Network

3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

4G: No, 3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

Design
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Dimensions

Height: 129.90 mm
Width: 65.90 mm
Thickness: 11.60 mm

Height: 141.5 mm
Width: 70.7 mm
Thickness: 10.9 mm

Weight

143 grams

149 grams

Colours

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Pixel Density

326 ppi

294 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

68.73 %

Performance
Average
Average
Chipset

Snapdragon 400

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226

Processor

Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7

Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7

Graphics

Adreno 305

Adreno 305

RAM

1 GB

1 GB

Storage
Very Good
Excellent
Internal Memory

8 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

No

Up to 32 GB

USB OTG Support

Camera
Good
Good
Main Camera
Resolution

5 MP Primary Camera

8 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

Aperture

2.0 F

Flash

LED Flash

LED Flash

Image Resolution

2592 x 1944 Pixels

3264 x 2448 Pixels

Shooting Modes

Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Burst mode

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Camera Features

4.0 x Digital Zoom, Face detection, Touch to focus

4 x Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus

Video Recording

1280x72 fps

1280x720 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

1.30 MP Front Camera

2 MP Front Camera

Battery
Below Average
Average
Capacity

2070 mAh

2070 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Micro

SIM1: Micro

SIM 1

3G, 2G

3G, 2G

SIM 2

2G

2G

SAR Value

Head: 1.170 W/kg, Body: 1.060 W/kg

Bluetooth

v4

v4.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

USB Connectivity

USB Host, microUSB 2.0

USB Host, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope