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Saturday, 8 November 2014

Motorola Moto G2 vs. Motorola Moto X2: Best Bets at the Price Point......

Both the Motorola Moto G2 and the X2 are great handsets at their respective price points, although, they do not compare in any way. However, we pitch the devices against each other on popular request and here is how they manage to stack up.
Motorola Moto G2 vs Motorola Moto X2
Design:
Both these devices are very similar in their core properties and share similar exterior ergonomics and vibe. Both these devices are rounded near the end, making them easier to hold. While the Moto G2 has a rubberized rear panel, the Motorola Moto X2 boasts of a matte-finish metallic exterior with a premium feel attached to it. Both devices share the M logo imprinted below the rear camera while the screens are water resistant and feature Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
Display:
The Motorola Moto G2 features a 5-inch IPS LCD 720p display packing in 294ppi density while the X2 boasts of a 5.2-inch 1080p display packing in 424ppi density. Even though the X2 is superior by a fair margin, the G2 does relatively well against rival products in the same price margin.
Hardware:
The Moto G2 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 based Cortex A7 chipset that clocks out at 1.2 GHz along with Adreno 305 GPU and 1 GB of RAM. The Moto X2, on the other hand, runs a powerful quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 processor based on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 chipset with Adreno 330 GPU along with 2 GB of RAM.
The Moto G2 is available in 8 and 16 GB built-in variants that are upgradable via an external MicroSD card, the X2 features non-expandable 16 and 32 GB variants.
OS:
Both the Moto G2 and X2 run on Android v4.4.4 KitKat and is upgradable to Android v5.0 Lollipop.
Camera:
The Moto G2 boasts of a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus, LED flash, HDR and panorama, etc. along with a 2 MP secondary camera. The Moto X2 features a 13 MP primary camera with a dual-LED flash and all of the features mentioned above. The smartphone further features a 2 MP secondary camera, much like the Moto G2.
Price Point:
Motorola has done an impressive job keeping the prices under control. While the Moto G2 is available at the $200 mark, the Moto X2 can be yours for $400. Considering the features that are on offer, this is a negligible sum to pay.
If you are looking for the best Android devices at these price points, opting for a Motorola 2nd generation smartphone makes sense. If you have the dough, Google’s Nexus range is intriguing. Google has done the same with the Moto series.
For additional news, reports and updates from the world of technology, stay tuned as we return with the latest inputs!