PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Moto X vs Google Nexus 4

Performance

Processing power and speed

Geekbench, AnTuTu and BrowserMark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from pocket-lint.com, gsmarena.com, techradar.com, phonearena.com and 2 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Winner
Motorola Moto X 

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Moto X vs Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB

geekbench Processor and memory performance

AnTuTu Memory, processor, graphics and storage performance

Moto X
18,753
Moto X Google Nexus 4 @ antutu.com

BrowserMark How fast does the web browser load pages

Moto X
2,894
Internet and Connectivity: Showing us that its Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System is no slouch, the Moto X handles surfing the web through Chrome with all the finesse and speed we’d expect, which also helps that it’s packing 4G LTE connectivity.
Moto X | by PhoneArena (Aug, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Motorola Moto X

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Significantly faster web browser 2,894 vs 1,794 More than 60% better BrowserMark score
Better overall performance 1,220 vs 496 Around 2.5x better geekbench score
Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Better theoretical download speed 84 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s Around 2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Faster processor 1.7 GHz vs 1.5 GHz Around 15% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Higher resolution front camera 10 MP vs 8 MP 25% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Lighter 130 g vs 139 g More than 5% lighter
Back view of Google tablets Google Nexus 4

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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
Longer standby time 23,328 min vs 14,400 min More than 60% longer standby time
Thinner 9.1 mm vs 10.4 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Moto X  vs Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB 

10.0
8.0
As we've come to expect from a Motorola handset, reception is good and call quality is excellent.
Moto X

8.5
9.0

Overall

9.0 Out of 10
8.7 Out of 10

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Moto X  vs
Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.7" 4.7"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 768
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 312 ppi 317 ppi

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4.2 Android 4.4.2
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps

connectivity

Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0

form factor

Moto X  vs
Google Nexus 4 Google Nexus 16GB 
Weight 130 g 139 g
Thickness 10.4 mm 9.1 mm
Size 65.3 x 129.3 x 10.4 mm 68.7 x 133.9 x 9.1 mm

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB

photo & video

Camera 10 MP 8 MP
Resolution 10 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 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
Unknown (42.2 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 780 min 918 min
Standby time 14,400 min 23,328 min
Capacity 2,200 mA·h 2,100 mA·h
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