New Moto G (2013) vs. Moto G (2013): Tech Specs shootout


Last week, Motorola unveiled the highly anticipated successor to the Moto G — the new Moto G. Besides the name, the handset sports similar specs as its predecessor except for a few minor upgrades.

In a nutshell, the new Moto G only comes with a bigger screen with the same resolution, a better camera, front-facing stereo speakers and a microSD card slot. Apart from this, there are no differences between the new and the old Moto G.

Check out the full tech specs comparisons of the device below and see for yourself.

Basis of difference New Moto G (2014) Moto G (2013)
Dimensions 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm
Weight 149g 143g
Display 5-inch 720p TFT LCD 4.5-inch 720p LCD
IP Rating Splash proof Splash proof
Processor Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 400 processor clocked at 1.2GHz
GPU Adreno 305 clocked at 450MHz Adreno 305
Storage 16GB 8/16GB
microSD card slot
Sensors Accelerometer Accelerometer
Proximity Proximity
Gyroscope Gyroscope
Camera Rear: Rear:
LED flash LED flash
Front: Front:
2MP 1.2MP
Speakers Front-facing stereo speakers Rear-facing mono speaker
Connectivity HSPA+, WCDMA HSPA+, WCDMA
Wi-Fi b/g/n Wi-Fi b/g/n
microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0 Bluetooth 4.0
Dual SIM (Optional) Dual SIM (Optional)
Battery 2070mAh 2070mAh
Android Version Android 4.4.4 KitKat Android 4.4.4 KitKat

For its price, the new Moto G offers a decent bang for the buck, though it is overshadowed by offerings from some other Chinese and Indian OEMs.