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Motorola Moto G5 (XT1672) vs Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Motorola Moto G5 vs Motorola Moto X (2014) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Motorola Moto G5 (XT1672)
5"
IPS

1080x1920

13
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2800
mAh

(Removable)

vs
13PointsMotorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)Compare Motorola Moto G5 X
Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
5.2"
AMOLED

1080x1920

13
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Moto G5 (XT1672)

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Moto G5 (XT1672)16 Advantages Motorola Moto G5 (XT1672)vsMoto X 2014 (XT1096)13 Advantages Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)5%
Thinner
vs10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+441 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
vsAutofocus
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 8.1 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.1 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
+Fingerprint (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+2800 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+Li-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
vsLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 version A2DP
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Core33%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
32GB (22GB user free)vs+32GB (24GB user free)9%
More internal storage for applications and files
145 grams (5.08 ounces)vs+144 grams (5.04 ounces)1%
Lighter
TFT LCD IPSvs+AMOLEDAdvantage
This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
5"vs+5.2"4%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+Dual LED flashAdvantage
The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys

24 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
(back) 13MP
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+17 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
ModelMoto G5 (XT1672)Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Other model namesLenovo Moto G5 Dual-Sim (32GB + 2GB RAM), Motorola CedricVerizon Motorola Moto X (32GB), Motorola Moto X2, Moto X+1
Country or region availableBrazil
Brazil
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaMotorola
Release dateMarch, 2017September, 2014
Depth9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)10 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 144.3 millimeters (2.87 x 5.68 in)72.4 x 140.8 millimeters (2.85 x 5.54 in)
Weight145 grams (5.08 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, aluminum back with plastic endsfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
HardwareMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 450MhzQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (24GB user free)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplayMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSAMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~65.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~73.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,28)LTE Cat4 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 7, 13)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered29mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.13µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP4.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Other features- Colors: Lunar Grey, Fine Gold
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- Motorola Assist
- Google Drive 50GB
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
BatteryLi-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2800 mAh2300 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)GK40 / 10Wfeature not registered
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Moto G5 (XT1672)Motorola Moto X 2014 (XT1096)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered