The Moto X is the first smartphone released by Motorola after Google purchased this device. After comparing it with the Galaxy Grand 2, the conclusion is that Motorola managed to create an impressive phone, more powerful than its competitor, which also made a good impression when it was released. But this time, Samsung must accept its defeat and let Motorola take all the credits.
Displays and sizes
Both of the devices’ screens render a resolution of 1280x720pixels, but their displays have different sizes: the Moto X’s screen is of 4.7inches and supports a higher pixel density than the Galaxy Grand 2, which has a 5.25inches HD display.
The Grand 2 is massive, measuring 146.8×75.3×8.9mm and its weights 163grams. The Moto X is 33grams lighter and its dimensions are 129.3×65.3×10.4mm.
Hardware and OS
The Moto X comes with a 1.7GHz Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon dual core processor which is coupled with the Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The Galaxy Grand 2 has a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 quad core processor, which is coupled with an inferior GPU – Adreno 305. This smartphone has only 1.5GB of RAM
The Moto X has 16GB of internal storage, which isn’t expandable. The Galaxy Grand 2 offers you the possibility to expand its internal storage of 8GB up to 64GB.
In conclusion, the Moto X is far more powerful than its competitor. Plus, it runs on a newer version of the Android OS – 4.4 KitKat, while the Galaxy Grand 2 comes loaded with the 4.3 Jelly Bean version.
The Moto X has a rear camera of 10MP, which is superior to Galaxy Grand 2’s 8MP camera. They share the same features such as LED flash and autofocus. The secondary camera on the Moto X is of 2MP, while the Grand 2 has a 1.9MP front camera.
Both phones have in common the following features: 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP. The Moto X has 4G LTE, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps and Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct. The Galaxy Grand 2 has: dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, and Bluetooth – LE, EDR.
The Moto X’s battery is weaker – 2200mAh and this time, we have to praise the Galaxy Grand 2 for its 2600mAh.
The Moto X can be purchased from amazon.com at the price of 343 dollars. The Galaxy Grand 2 8GB variant costs 315 dollars.
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