Features Key features of the DROID Mini  vs Moto X 

screen size

DROID Mini
4.3"
Moto X
4.7"
We love our big displays, but with them come big casings and pocket-unfriendly phones.
Moto X | by MobileTechReview (Sep, 2013)

screen resolution

DROID Mini
1280 x 720
Moto X
1280 x 720
Details are pleasant and crisp, but there’s a hint of aritfacting when panning quickly.
Moto X | by PhoneArena (Aug, 2013)

memory

DROID Mini
2 GB
Moto X
2 GB

processor

DROID Mini
Dual core
Moto X
Dual core
These are two Krait 300 cores with Adreno 320 graphics, so performance and benchmarks are actually very good even if they don't beat the two top speed demons, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One.
Moto X | by MobileTechReview (Sep, 2013)

camera resolution

DROID Mini
10 MP
Moto X
10 MP
In the rear, it’s sporting a 10-megapixel Clear Pixel camera, similar to what’s featured on the new line of DROIDs too.
Moto X | by PhoneArena (Aug, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Motorola DROID Mini

Reasons to consider the
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Sharper screen 341 ppi vs 312 ppi Around 10% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Thinner 8.9 mm vs 10.4 mm Around 15% thinner
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 20 Mb/s Around 4.2x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps vs 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 30x higher def video
Bigger screen 4.7" vs 4.3" Around 10% bigger screen
More battery capacity 2,200 mA·h vs 2,000 mA·h 10% more battery capacity

Reviews Word on the street

DROID Mini  vs Moto X 

8.5
8.5
Display Even though the DROID Ultra received a larger display this year, the DROID Mini remains at 4.3”, though instead of using Super AMOLED technology, the DROID Mini is sporting an LCD display with a resolution of 720x1280 pixels.
DROID Mini

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

DROID Mini  vs
Moto X 
Type Super IPS LCD2 AMOLED
Size 4.3" 4.7"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A Yes
PPI 341 ppi 312 ppi

hardware

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

photo & video

Camera 10 MP 10 MP
Resolution 10 MP 10 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 2 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ Unknown 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
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
HSPA+ (84 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Standby time 18,720 min 14,400 min
Capacity 2,000 mA·h 2,200 mA·h

form factor

DROID Mini  vs
Moto X 
Weight 130 g 130 g
Thickness 8.9 mm 10.4 mm
Size 61.3 x 121.3 x 8.9 mm 65.3 x 129.3 x 10.4 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio No No

software

Operating system Android 4.4 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
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