Comparison between:
- Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)
- Motorola Moto E
- Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) XT1527
- Motorola Moto E Dual TV

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)Motorola Moto EMotorola Moto E (2nd Gen) XT1527Motorola Moto E Dual TV
Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen)Motorola Moto E
Prices
Motorola Moto E (2nd Gen) XT1527
Prices
Motorola Moto E Dual TV
Model aliasXT1505
XT1511
XT1021
XT1022
XT1526
XT1527
XT1529
XT1025

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width66.8 mm
6.68 cm
0.22 ft
2.63 in
64.8 mm
6.48 cm
0.21 ft
2.55 in
66.8 mm
6.68 cm
0.22 ft
2.63 in
64.8 mm
6.48 cm
0.21 ft
2.55 in
Height129.9 mm
12.99 cm
0.43 ft
5.11 in
124.8 mm
12.48 cm
0.41 ft
4.91 in
129.9 mm
12.99 cm
0.43 ft
5.11 in
124.8 mm
12.48 cm
0.41 ft
4.91 in
Thickness12.3 mm
1.23 cm
0.04 ft
0.48 in
12.3 mm
1.23 cm
0.04 ft
0.48 in
12.3 mm
1.23 cm
0.04 ft
0.48 in
12.3 mm
1.23 cm
0.04 ft
0.48 in
Weight145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
142 g
0.31 lbs
5.01 oz
145 g
0.32 lbs
5.11 oz
142 g
0.31 lbs
5.01 oz
Volume106.73 cm³
6.48 in³
99.47 cm³
6.04 in³
106.73 cm³
6.48 in³
99.47 cm³
6.04 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Black
White
Black
White
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Body materialsPlastic-Plastic-

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIMMicro-SIM
Number of SIM cards1112
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
-XT1021 - Single SIM; XT1022 - Dual SIM--

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (XT1511)
UMTS 2100 MHz (XT1505)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE--LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz
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Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 4.4.2 KitKat

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8212Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210/MSM8610Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 MSM8916Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv8ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores4242
CPU frequency1200 MHz1200 MHz1200 MHz1200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 302Qualcomm Adreno 302Qualcomm Adreno 306Qualcomm Adreno 302
GPU frequency400 MHz-400 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2-LPDDR3-
RAM channels--Single channel-
RAM frequency--533 MHz-

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB4 GB8 GB4 GB

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSTFTIPSTFT
Diagonal size4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
4.5 in
114.3 mm
11.43 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.21 in
56.04 mm
5.6 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
2.21 in
56.04 mm
5.6 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height3.92 in
99.62 mm
9.96 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
3.92 in
99.62 mm
9.96 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density245 ppi
96 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
245 ppi
96 ppcm
256 ppi
100 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area64.54 %63.23 %64.54 %63.23 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Anti-smudge coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 3Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Anti-smudge coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor typeCMOS-CMOS-
Aperturef/2.2-f/2.2-
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
854 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
854 x 480 pixels
0.41 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Autofocus
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
-640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
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Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesYes
RDS-RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.04.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC+
FLAC
MP3
WAV
AAC
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC+
FLAC
MP3
WAV

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MP4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
H.263
H.264
MP4

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2390 mAh1980 mAh2390 mAh1980 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
-20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
-
2G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
-
3G talk time15 h
900 min
0.6 days
-15 h
900 min
0.6 days
-
3G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
-200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.76 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)-1.5 W/kg0.89 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-1.36 W/kg1.4 W/kg-

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresWater resistant coating-Water resistant coating
XT1526 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.890 W/kg; body - 1.400 W/kg
XT1529 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.080 W/kg; body - 0.820 W/kg
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