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

Summary
66%
82%
Display

5.0" (Medium)

HD, Avg sharpness

5.5" (Large)

Full HD, Very Sharp

Performance

Quad core

1.2 GHz, 1 GB RAM

Octa core

1.7 GHz, 2 GB RAM

Storage

16 GB

32 GB (Expandable)

16 GB

128 GB (Expandable)

Camera

8 MP (Main)

2 MP (Front)

21 MP (Main)

5 MP (Front)

Battery

2070 mAh

3630 mAh

Expert Rating

★★★★★
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User Rating

★★★★★
★★★★★

4.1/5 based on 72,354 ratings

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4.2/5 based on 29,049 ratings

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General
Launch Date

September 14, 2015 (Official)

Operating System

Android v4.4.4 (Kitkat)

Android v5.1.1 (Lollipop)

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Micro

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

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

4G: Yes (supports Indian bands)
3G: Yes, 2G: Yes

Fingerprint Sensor

No

Design
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Dimensions

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

Height: 148 mm
Width: 75 mm
Thickness: 10.9 mm

Weight

149 grams

169 grams

Colours

Waterproof

Splash proof

Display
Very Good
Very Good
Screen Resolution

HD (720 x 1280 pixels)

Full HD (1080 x 1920 pixels)

Pixel Density

294 ppi

401 ppi

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Corning Gorilla Glass v3

Touch Screen

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio

68.73 %

74.95 %

Performance
Average
Good
Chipset

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226

Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 MSM8939

Processor

Quad core, 1.2 GHz, Cortex A7

Octa core, 1.7 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit

Graphics

Adreno 305

Adreno 405

RAM

1 GB

2 GB

Storage
Excellent
Best in Class
Internal Memory

16 GB

16 GB

Expandable Memory

Up to 32 GB

Up to 128 GB

USB OTG Support

Camera
Good
Excellent
Main Camera
Resolution

8 MP Primary Camera

21 MP Primary Camera

Sensor

CMOS image sensor

CMOS image sensor

Autofocus

Phase Detection autofocus

Aperture

2.0 F

2.0 F

Flash

LED Flash

Dual-color LED Flash

Image Resolution

3264 x 2448 Pixels

5288 x 3968 Pixels

Settings

Exposure compensation, ISO control

Shooting Modes

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

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

Camera Features

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

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

Video Recording

1280x720 @ 30 fps

1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera
Resolution

2 MP Front Camera

5 MP Front Camera

Battery
Average
Very Good
Capacity

2070 mAh

3630 mAh

Type

Li-ion

Li-ion

User Replaceable

No

No

Network & Connectivity
SIM Size

SIM1: Micro

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM 1

3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

SIM 2

2G

2G

SAR Value

Head: 0.8 W/kg, Body: 1.23 W/kg

Bluetooth

v4.0

v4.0

GPS

with A-GPS, Glonass

with A-GPS, Glonass

NFC

USB Connectivity

USB Host, microUSB 2.0

microUSB 2.0

Multimedia
FM Radio

Loudspeaker

Audio Jack

3.5 mm

3.5 mm

Special Features
Fingerprint Sensor

No

Other Sensors

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope

Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass