Features Key features of the Moto G  vs Optimus F5 

screen size

Moto G
Optimus F5

screen resolution

Moto G
1280 x 720
Optimus F5
960 x 540


Moto G
1 GB
Optimus F5
1 GB


Moto G
Quad core
Optimus F5
Dual core

camera resolution

Moto G
5 MP
Optimus F5
5 MP

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
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
Sharper screen 326 ppi vs 256 ppi More than 25% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 960 x 540 Around 80% higher resolution
Store more stuff 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Slightly bigger screen 4.5" vs 4.3" Around 5% bigger screen
Back view of LG Optimus F5

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Much newer operating system Android 4.1.2 vs Android 4.4 KitKat Newer Android OS; Get all the latest features and security updates with a more recent version
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Much better theoretical download speed 100 Mb/s vs 21 Mb/s More than 4.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Thinner 9.3 mm vs 11.6 mm Around 20% thinner
Lighter 131 g vs 143 g Around 10% lighter
Records slightly higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1280 x 720 @ 30 fps 2.2x higher def video

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Moto G  vs
Optimus F5 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.5" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 960 x 540
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 326 ppi 256 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 4.4 KitKat Android 4.1.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support Yes No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


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

form factor

Moto G  vs
Optimus F5 
Weight 143 g 131 g
Thickness 11.6 mm 9.3 mm
Size 65.9 x 129.9 x 11.6 mm 64.5 x 126 x 9.3 mm


Clock speed 1.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 16 GB 8 GB

photo & video

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


Generation 3.5G 4G
LTE Cat3 (100 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA (21 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
LTE Cat 3 (100/)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 2,070 mA·h 2,150 mA·h
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