Which of these smartphones is the ideal purchase for consumers? We pit the Motorola Moto G against the Nexus 4 to see which of these devices is better.
In terms of design and dipslay, both smartphones have screens that support the same resolution of 720x1280pixels, but the Nexus 4 has a 4.7 inches True HD IPS Plus display, while the Motorola Moto G’s IPS LCD display is a little bit smaller measuring 4.5 inches. The Nexus 4 is lighter than its competitor, weighting over 139 grams, and its dimensions are 133.9×68.7×9.1 mm, the Motorola Moto G is 4 grams heavier and its dimensions are 129.9×65.9×11.6 mm.
For the hardware and OS, Both of these smartphones have two variants of unexpandable internal memories: 8 and 16GB. The Nexus 4 is equipped with a 1.5GHz quad core krait processor on a Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon chipset, while the Motorola Moto G is powered by a 1.2GHz quad core cortex A7 processor which teams up with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset.
Both smartphones are equipped with the same Android Jelly Bean version, which is upgradeable to the KitKat version. However, the Nexus 4 comes with 2GB of RAM, while the Motorola Moto G has only 1GB of RAM.
For battery usage and camera specs, these smartphones have non-removable batteries of almost the same capacity. The Nexus 4 has a Li-Po 2100mAh battery, while the Motorola Moto G is equipped with the Li-Ion 2070mAh battery.
The Nexus 4 has a more advanced primary camera with 8MP (LED flash and autofocus) and the secondary camera of 1.3MP. The Motorola Moto G’s has the same 1.3MP front facing camera, but its rear facing camera is weaker of 5MP.
The Nexus 4 8GB variant costs $298, while the 16GB variant costs $345 according to amazon.com. The Motorola Moto G 8GB variant cost $179, while the 16GB variant costs $200.
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