Moto X 2nd Gen. vs 1st Gen.

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Price

2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

Through our online store:

$399 (plus taxes) for 16GB

Through Moto Maker:

From $399 (plus taxes) for 16GB
From $449 (plus taxes) for 32GB

Through our online store:

$299 (plus taxes) for 16GB

Memory

2nd Gen.

1st Gen.

Through our online store:

16GB internal, 2GB RAM (prior to OS)

Through Moto Maker:

16GB internal, 2GB RAM (prior to OS)
32GB internal (prior to OS)

Through our online store:

16GB internal, 2GB RAM (prior to OS)

Through Moto Maker:

16GB internal, 2GB RAM (prior to OS)
32GB internal (prior to OS)
64GB internal (prior to OS)

Operating System
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.
Android™ 4.4.4, KitKat Android™ 4.4.4, KitKat
Display
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

5.2 inch AMOLED / 1080p FULL HD (1920x1090), 423 ppi

Corning® Gorilla® Glass

4.7" AMOLED (RGB) / HD 720p

Corning® Gorilla® Glass

Physical Size
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

Width: 72.4 mm

Height: 140.8 mm

Curve: 3.8-9.9 mm

Weight: 144 g

Width: 65.3mm

Height: 129.4mm

Curve: 5.7-10.4mm

Weight: 130 g

Processor
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

Motorola Mobile Computing System, including:

  • 2.5GHz Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 801 with quad-core CPU (MSM 8974-AC) Adreno 330 @ 578 MHz GPU

  • Natural language processor

  • Contextual computing processor

Motorola X8 Mobile Computing System, including:

  • 1.7GHzQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro with Dual-Core Krait CPU, quad-core Adreno 320 GPU
  • Natural language processor
  • Contextual computing processor
Touchless Control
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.
Moto Voice Touchless Control
Battery
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

2300 mAh built-in rechargeable lithium-ion

(non user-removable)

Mixed usage up to 24 hours

2200 mAh built-in rechargeable lithium-ion (non user-removable)

Mixed usage up to 24 hours

Camera
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

Rear-facing camera:

  • 13MP
  • Ring flash with dual LEDs
  • f / 2.25 aperture
  • Capture: 1080p HD and 2160p Ultra HD Video (4K UHD), 30fps (MPEG4, H.264)
  • Playback: 1080p HD video (30 fps)
  • Features: Quick Capture, 4X digital zoom, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Tap to focus

Front-facing camera:

2MP, 1080p HD video

Rear-facing camera:

  • 10MP
  • LED flash
  • 1080p HD video (30 fps)
  • Features: 4X digital zoom, Slow motion video, Auto HDR, Panorama, Tap to focus, Quick capture, Burst mode

Front-facing camera:

2MP 1080p HD video

4G Capable
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.
Yes Yes
WiFi & Cellular Connectivity
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

WiFi: 802.11a/g/b/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz dual band capable)

Cellular: CDMA/EVDO Rev. A (850, 1900 MHz)

4G LTE

WiFi: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz dual band capable)

Cellular: CDMA/EVDO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)

4G LTE

NFC Connectivity
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.
Yes Yes
Audio Playback
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.
AMR-NB, AMR-WB, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, MP3, PCM, FLAC, MIDI, QCELP, EVRC, OGG/Vorbis MP3, M4A, AAC, AAC+, MIDI, WAV
Colors
2nd Gen. 1st Gen.

Black and White through our online store

Customizable through Moto Maker

Black or White through our online store

Customizable through Moto Maker

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