Features Key features of the Moto G  vs HTC 8X 

screen size

Moto G
4.5"
HTC 8X
4.3"
Increasing in size, the display continues to be detailed, but we’re most surprised by how well this IPS panel is able to precisely reproduce colors.
Moto G | by PhoneArena (Sep, 2014)

screen resolution

Moto G
1280 x 720
HTC 8X
1280 x 720
Images are super-sharp, detail is great and viewing angles are very good.
Moto G | by PocketLint (Feb, 2014)

memory

Moto G
1 GB
HTC 8X
1 GB

processor

Moto G
Quad core
HTC 8X
Dual core
The Moto G has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.2GHz quad-core CPU under its hood and it performs well.
Moto G | by PocketLint (Feb, 2014)

camera resolution

Moto G
5 MP
HTC 8X
8 MP
The rear camera is 5-megapixel and the front camera comes in at 1.3-megapixels.
Moto G | by PocketLint (Feb, 2014)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Motorola Moto G

Reasons to consider the
Motorola Moto G

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Supports Adobe Flash Yes vs No Somewhat common; Many games and videos on the Internet require Adobe Flash
Much bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 120,000 apps More than 7x more apps; find an app for virtually any task
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
More battery capacity 2,070 mA·h vs 1,800 mA·h 15% more battery capacity
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen
Front view of HTC 8X

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HTC 8X

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Faster processor 1.5 GHz vs 1.2 GHz More than 25% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 8 MP vs 5 MP 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Lighter 130 g vs 143 g Around 10% lighter
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 2.2x higher def video
Thinner 10.1 mm vs 11.6 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Moto G  vs HTC 8X 

8.7
8.0
More than audible to the ear, its quality is pleasantly complemented by its high-toned and crisp audio output.
Moto G

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Moto G  vs
HTC 8X 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 326 ppi 341 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 4.4 KitKat Windows Phone 8
App store Android Market Windows Phone Marketplace
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 120,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth

form factor

Moto G  vs
HTC 8X 
Weight 143 g 130 g
Thickness 11.6 mm 10.1 mm
Size 65.9 x 129.9 x 11.6 mm 66.2 x 132.3 x 10.1 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 1 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 5 MP 8 MP
Resolution 5 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 1.3 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 3.5G 4G
Networks
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
HSPA (21 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Capacity 2,070 mA·h 1,800 mA·h
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