PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Moto X vs G3

Performance

Processing power and speed

Moto X
6.4
LG G3
7.7
Geekbench

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Moto X
n.d.
LG G3
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Moto X
5.1
LG G3
5.2
Talk time (3G), Talk time, Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Moto X
9.0
LG G3
9.2
Reviews from gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com, phonearena.com, fudzilla.com and 1 more

PhoneRocket Score

Performance, Graphics, Battery Life and Reviews

Moto X
6.4
LG G3
7.0

Winner
LG G3 

PhoneRocket recommends the LG G3  based on its performance, battery life and reviews.

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Benchmarks Real world tests of Moto X vs LG G3

geekbench Processor and memory performance

Moto X
1,213
LG G3
2,272

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Motorola Moto X

Reasons to consider the
Motorola Moto X

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Significantly 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
Lighter 130 g vs 149 g Around 15% lighter
Back view of LG G3

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Better overall performance 2,272 vs 1,213 More than 85% better geekbench score
Has expandable storage SD, SDHC, SDXC vs None Use storage cards to increase your phone's capacity for apps and data
Much higher resolution 2560 x 1440 vs 1280 x 720 4x higher resolution
Much sharper screen 534 ppi vs 312 ppi More than 70% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly faster processor 2.5 GHz vs 1.7 GHz More than 45% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
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 32,832 min vs 14,400 min More than 2.2x longer standby time
Bigger screen 5.5" vs 4.7" More than 15% bigger screen
More battery capacity 3,000 mA·h vs 2,200 mA·h More than 35% more battery capacity
Higher resolution front camera 13 MP vs 10 MP 30% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Store more stuff 32 GB vs 16 GB 2x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Records higher def video 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 4x higher def video
More RAM 3 GB vs 2 GB 50% more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10.4 mm Around 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Moto X  vs LG G3 

8.6
9.2
The second key aspect of this IPS LCD screen is the resolution.
LG G3

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Moto X  vs
LG G3 
Type AMOLED Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.7" 5.5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 2560 x 1440
Multitouch Yes N/A
PPI 312 ppi 534 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 1.7 GHz 2.5 GHz
Number of cores Dual core Quad core
RAM 2 GB 3 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 32 GB
Supported card formats
SDXC
SDHC
SD

photo & video

Camera 10 MP 13 MP
Resolution 10 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2.1 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 4G
Networks
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
EV-DO Rev.A
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time 780 min 1,140 min
Talk time (3G) 780 min 1,260 min
Standby time 14,400 min 32,832 min
Capacity 2,200 mA·h 3,000 mA·h

form factor

Moto X  vs
LG G3 
Weight 130 g 149 g
Thickness 10.4 mm 8.9 mm
Size 65.3 x 129.3 x 10.4 mm 74.6 x 146.3 x 8.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No Yes

software

Operating system Android 5.1 Android 6.0
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
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