It’s difficult to choose between the Moto G and the Galaxy Grand 2. If you’re looking for a lighter phone, with a higher pixel density and which runs on a newer Android version, then buy the Moto G. But if you want a larger display, expandable storage, higher RAM and a more advanced camera, then the Galaxy Grand 2 is the right phone for you.
Displays and sizes
The Moto G is equipped with a 4.5inches IPS LCD display that supports a resolution of 1280x720pixels and a pixel density of 326ppi. The Galaxy Grand 2’s 5.25inches display supports the same screen resolution, but it has a lower pixel density – 280ppi.
The dimensions of the Moto G are: 129.9×65.9×11.6mm and it weighs 143grams. The Galaxy Grand 2 is 20grams lighter, although it’s a bigger phone, measuring 146.8×75.3×8.9mm.
Hardware and OS
Both of these phones are powered by a (1.2GHz) Snapdragon 400 quad-core processor and have Adreno 305 graphics. Coincidence or not? Another common feature is that both of them come with 8GB of internal storage, but only the Galaxy Grand 2 supports MicroSD cards for expansion up to 64GB.
The Moto G is running on the Android 4.4.2 KitKat operating system with 1GB of RAM, while Samsung’s handset is running on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean OS with 1.5GB of RAM.
The Moto G has a 5MP rear camera (720p video capture, autofocus and LED flash) and a 1.3MP front camera. The Galaxy Grand 2 has an 8MP rear camera (autofocus, LED flash and 1080p video capture) and a front camera of 1.9MP.
The Moto G’s battery is non-removable and has a lower capacity – 2070mAh. The Galaxy Grand 2’s battery is removable, and it has a capacity of 2600mAh.
The Moto G costs 200 dollars on amazon.com. The Galaxy Grand 2 costs 313 dollars on the same website.
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