Gs, Xs and Pures, oh my.
If you're confused about the trio of new handsets Motorola announced during today's events in New York and London, you're not alone. Not only do the, and (which is globally known as the X Style) have similar names, both to each other and totheir respective predecessors, but they also can look quite alike cosmetically.
But these devices do have their differences in size and hardware, as well as some unique features that make them distinct. The Moto G, for example, is the most affordable of the three and struts midlevel specs, while the X Pure Edition/X Style is higher-end and has a Snapdragon 808 processor. To see what specific specs define each Moto, check out the chart below.
Motorola Moto 2015 lineup
|Motorola Moto G||Motorola Moto X Play||Motorola X Pure Edition (or X Style)|
|Display||5-inch with 1,280x720-pixel resolution||5.5-inch with 1,920x1,080-pixel resolution||5.7-inch with 2,560x1,440-pixel resolution|
|Dimensions||5.59x2.85x0.48 inches (142.1x72.4x11.6mm)||5.8x2.9x0.43 inches (148.0x75.0x10.9mm)||6.06x3.0x0.44 inches (153.9x76.2x11.06mm)|
|Weight||5.47 ounces (155g)||5.96 ounces (169g)||6.31 ounces (179g)|
|Mobile operating system||Android 5.1.1||Android 5.1.1||Android 5.1.1|
|Network capabilities||GSM/GPRS/EDGE; UMTS/HSPA+; and 4G LTE (as well as CDMA in the US)||GSM/GPRS/EDGE; UMTS/HSPA+; and 4G LTE||GSM/EDGE; WCDMA; and LTE cat. 6 (as well as EV-DO and CDMA/TD-SCDMA in US and AU)|
|Camera, video||13-megapixel can record 1,080p HD video||21-megapixel can record 1,080p HD video||21-megapixel can record 4K video|
|Front-facing camera||5-megapixel||5-megapixel||5-megapixel with wide angle lens|
|Processor||1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 with 400MHz Adreno 306 GPU||1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 615 with 500MHz Adreno 405 GPU||1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 with Adreno 418 GPU|
|Storage||8GB or 16GB||16GB or 32GB||16GB, 32GB or 64GB|
|RAM||1GB or 2GB||2GB||3GB|
|Expandable storage||Up to 32GB||Up to 128GB||Up to 128GB|
|Distinguishing features||Rated IPX7 water resistant (can survive in 3 feet of water for 30 minutes)||Water repellent||Water repellent; single device can be used on any US carrier|
|Price||Starts at $179.99, £179.99 and AU$369||TBA||Starts at $399.99 (UK pricing TBA, Vodafone exclusive in AU)|
|Availability||Available in the US and globally today||Not available in the US; global launch in August 2015||Available in the US and globally September 2015|