Moto G is a smaller variant of the Moto X is a nutshell manner of explaining the yet to be released device from Motorola. It is going to be budget friendly compared to the Moto X. That is not the only issue for comparison though. Nothing official about the Moto G as yet, so it’s based on leaks and speculation that a comparative chart between the two devices can be made up from.
The Moto G for looks and outer casing has a back cover that can be interchanged. The Moto X on the other hand has the ability to be customized extensively as per customer desire via the Moto Maker process. However once done it is not changeable any more.
The Moto G has a display size of 4.5 inches while that of the Moto X is 4.7 inch. Both have same screen resolution of 720 x 1280 which leads to sharper pictures on the Moto G. So far as ppi factor goes, it reads 316 ppi for the Mot X and 329 ppi for the Moto G. Another point of difference is the internal memory storage options of the Moto X which comes in 16 or 32 GB variants while that of the Moto G is 8 GB only. There is also a comparison when it comes to the camera that the two devices sport. The Moto G comes with 1.3 and 5 MP cameras while the Moto X has 2 MP and 10 MP cameras along the front and rear respectively.
The QUALCOMM processor in the Moto X operates at 1.7 GHz while that in the Moto G clocks 1.2 GHz. Other specs of the two device are quite similar, which includes Android 4.3 Jelly Bean as the OS, and the Motorola 8 X Compute System. This system allows for battery resource optimization and improves battery sustainability. The same Motorola Compute system can also be found on the Android devices of 2013 as well as the Verizon retailed products like the DROID Ultra, Maxx and Mini.
So far as connectivity aspects go, the Moto G has no support for 4G LTE as well as no NFC. Otherwise, both have Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0. Moto G also has not been announced by any of the major carriers in the US to be supported for.
Rich Miner from Google mentioned that Google believes customers want not so costly devices and that they have invested in such a line of product. Details of which make he however refused to divulge.
While the 2 year on contract price has been fixed at $99.99 and $149.99 for the Moto G and Moto x respectively, it is the off contract price difference that is startling. The Moto G would come at $200 in the USA and £159.99 in the UK for the off contract device. Compared to that the Moto X 16 GB variant would fetch for $579 and the 32 GB for $629.