Compare LG Nexus 5 vs Motorola Moto X Play

Feature Comparison

  • Motorola Moto X Play's Screen Size is 9.0% more
  • Both LG Nexus 5 and Motorola Moto X Play have same Internal Storage
  • Both LG Nexus 5 and Motorola Moto X Play have same RAM
 
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Spec Score 
83 /100
100 /100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
61 Value For Money Score
68 Value For Money Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
4.95 inch 5.5 inch   
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD LCD   
Pixel Density
445 PPI 401 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3   
Bezel Less
- No   
Screen Features
- -   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
2.3GHz 1.7GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm Snapdragon 615   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Octa-Core   
RAM
2GB 2GB   
Graphics
Adreno 330 Adreno 405   
Camera     
Rear Camera Resolution
8MP 21MP   
Dual Rear Camera
- No   
Front Camera Resolution
1MP 5MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
- No   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization f/2.0, Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual-LED (Dual Tone) Flash, Check Quality Features 1/2.4" Sensor Size, 1.1 µm Pixel Size, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Auto-HDR   
Video Recording Resolution
Full HD Video Recording (1080p) Full HD Video Recording (1080p)   
Camera Features
Autofocus, OIS, LED Flash Autofocus, LED Flash   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.4 KitKat Android 5.1 Lollipop   
OS Detail
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 7.0 Android 7.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Features
- Water Resistance, GPS, FM Radio   
Sensors
- -   
IP Rating
- -   
Dimensions (mm)
69.17 x 137.84 x 8.59 148.0 x 75.0 x 8.9   
Weight
130 grams 169 grams   
Connectivity
4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, VoLTE (Works with Jio)   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
Color
Black, White, Red Black, White   
Build Material
- Polycarbonate   
Device Warranty
- 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Body SAR
- -   
Head SAR
- -   
In The Box
- Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
16GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
- 11GB   
Card Slot
No Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 128GB   
OTG Support
- -   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Single Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Nano SIM   
SIM 1 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
2G Bands
- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
- HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
- LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 28(700)   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2300mAh 3630mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
Yes No   
Fast Charging
- Yes, Turbo Charging   

LG Nexus 5 vs Motorola Moto X Play Specs

Specs
LG Nexus 5Motorola Moto X Play  
Screen Size 4.95 inch5.5 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 8MP21MP  
RAM 2GB2GB  
Battery Capacity 2300mAh3630mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 1MP5MP  

Motorola Moto X Play Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Close to stock Android ensures timely updates
  • Very good battery life
  • The curve on the back ensures that phone sits very nicely in the hand
  • Bright and punchy display with excellent color reproduction
  • Dual SIM card slot and a separate slot for MicroSD
The Bad
  • Camera performance can be underwhelming especially in low light
  • No water or dust resistance
  • The phone can get a little warm during day to day usage
  • The speaker grille flushed almost with the body means dust removal can be a bit of pain

LG Nexus 5 Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Excellent display with accurate colour reproduction
  • Compact size of the smartphone makes it very handy to use
  • Being a Nexus device, guaranteed to be one of the fastest to receive Android updates
  • Butter smooth performance
  • Much improved camera when compared to previous generations of Nexus devices
The Bad
  • Lacks Micro SD expansion so the 16GB internal storage is rather poor
  • The Loudspeaker at the bottom performs dissapointingly
  • Battery life is very eccentric
  • The power button is inconveniently placed
  • The back of the phone is prone to picking up lots of oil smudges and gets dirty

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This page helps you compare LG Nexus 5 with Motorola Moto X Play. When you see LG Nexus 5 Vs Motorola Moto X Play comparison on Pricebaba, watch-out for the specifications of these phones and also the VFM score. With Pricebaba’s Value For Money Score, you can know how LG Nexus 5 stands against Motorola Moto X Play and which one you should buy. The best price of LG Nexus 5 is currently Rs. 17,990. The lowest price for Motorola Moto X Play is Rs. 14,990. The prices for both these products were updated December 11, 2017.
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