Compare Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) vs Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen

 
Motorola Moto G (1st Gen)
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Spec Score 
94 / 100
100 / 100
  
This score is assigned based on the product's specifications without taking price into consideration.
 
59VFM Score
60VFM Score
  
Display     
Screen Size
4.5 inch 5 inch   
Screen Resolution
1280 x 720 pixels 1280 x 720 pixels   
Screen Type
LCD LCD   
Pixel Density
326 PPI 293.7 PPI   
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass 3   
Bezel Less
No No   
Notch
- -   
Screen Features
- -   
Screen to Body Ratio (%)
- -   
IP Rating
- -   
Aspect Ratio
- -   
Touch Screen
- -   
Color
Black, White Black, White   
Chipset     
Brand
Qualcomm Qualcomm   
Processor Speed
1.2GHz 1.2GHz   
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400   
Co-Processor
- -   
Processor Type
Quad-Core Quad-Core   
RAM
1GB 1GB   
Graphics
Adreno 305 Adreno 305   
Architecture
- -   
Camera     
Camera
- -   
Rear Camera Resolution
5MP 8MP   
Dual Rear Camera
No No   
Triple Rear Camera
- -   
Four Rear Camera
- -   
Front Camera Resolution
1.3MP 2MP   
Dual Selfie Camera
No No   
Camera Details
Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Slow Motion Video, Burst Mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Tap to Focus   
Video Recording Resolution
HD Video Recording (720p) HD Video Recording (720p)   
Slow Motion Video Recording
- -   
Camera Features
Autofocus, LED Flash Autofocus, LED Flash   
Zoom
- -   
General Specifications     
Operating System
Android Android   
OS Version
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Android 4.4 KitKat   
OS Detail
- -   
Custom UI
- -   
OS Upgradable To
Android 5.1 Android 5.0   
Device Type
Touchscreen Touchscreen   
Sensors
Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Magnetometer, Gyroscope   
Build Material
Plastic Plastic   
Device Warranty
1 Year 1 Year   
Warranty Details
- -   
Body SAR
1.06W/kg -   
Head SAR
1.17W/kg -   
In The Box
Device, Charger & Cable Separate, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual Device, Charger, SIM Ejector Tool, User Manual   
Audio Features
- -   
Weight
143 grams 149 grams   
Dimensions (mm)
129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 141.5 x 70.7 x 10.99   
Height
- -   
Width
- -   
Thickness
- -   
Storage     
Internal Storage
16GB 16GB   
Approx. User Available Storage
5.1GB 12.79GB   
Card Slot
- Yes   
Maximum Card Slot Capacity
- 32GB   
OTG Support
- -   
Communication     
SIM Card Slots
Dual Dual   
Network Type
GSM GSM   
Loudspeaker
- -   
SIM Card Type
Micro SIM Micro SIM   
SIM 1 Details
- 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
SIM 2 Details
- 3G, 2G, Micro SIM   
Dual 4G VoLTE
- -   
USB Connector Type
Micro USB Micro USB   
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM)
No No   
Features
GPS, FM Radio GPS, FM Radio   
2G Bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, CDMA 800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900   
3G Bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100, CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100   
4G Bands
- -   
Connectivity
3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth   
SIM 1 Bands
- -   
Headphone Jack Type
3.5mm 3.5mm   
SIM 2 Bands
- -   
SIM 3 Bands
- -   
HDMI
- -   
Wi-Fi
- -   
Wi-Fi Features
- -   
Battery     
Battery Capacity
2070mAh 2070mAh   
Battery Type
Lithium-ion (Li-ion) Lithium-ion (Li-ion)   
Removable Battery
No No   
Wireless Charging
No No   
Fast Charging
No No   
Standby Time
- -   
Talk Time
- -   
Multimedia     
Music
- -   
Video Player
- -   

Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) vs Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen Specs

Specs
Motorola Moto G (1st Gen)Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen  
Screen Size 4.5 inch5 inch  
Rear Camera Resolution 5MP8MP  
RAM 1GB1GB  
Battery Capacity 2070mAh2070mAh  
Front Camera Resolution 1.3MP2MP  

Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Improved camera performance over the 1st gen
  • Good battery life
  • Near stock android keeps things snappy
The Bad
  • No 4G LTE connectivity
  • Average front facing speakers

Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) Pros & Cons

The Good
  • Near stock Android experience with promise for quick updates in future
  • Compact size, which makes the phone usable with one hand
  • Overall snappy performance
  • Excellent battery life
The Bad
  • The camera performance leaves a lot to be desired
  • Speakers on the phone are not the loudest
  • Lacks LTE
  • No expandable storage
This page helps you compare Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) with Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen. When you see Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) Vs Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen 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 Motorola Moto G (1st Gen) stands against Motorola Moto G 2nd Gen and which one you should buy. The prices for both these products were updated December 12, 2019.
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