Features Key features of the Moto G  vs 8X 16 GB 

screen size

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

screen resolution

Moto G
1280 x 720
HTC tablets 8X
1280 x 720
Display The Moto G has a modest 4.5-inch 720p LCD display, with pixel density of 329 ppi, it’s able to deliver a fair amount of crispness with things like fine text in the web browser.
Moto G | by PhoneArena (Dec, 2013)



Moto G
Quad core
HTC tablets 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

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

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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 tablets 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 8X 16 GB 

Unlike many of today’s prized possessions, the Moto G is extremely form-fitting, which makes it super easy to handle – more so when its curved rear casing gives it an ergonomic and comfortable feel in the hand.
Moto G

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Moto G  vs
8X 16 GB 
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


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


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


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

form factor

Moto G  vs
8X 16 GB 
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


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
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


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE (20 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (21 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 2,070 mA·h 1,800 mA·h
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