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Today we’re going to compare the Moto G2 and LG G2 handsets, two devices that have been released in 2013 and 2014, one of them is a mid-range smartphone, while the other is considered a flagship so, it should be a bit more expensive, but because it’s older than its rival, it has a similar price. So if you’re interested in buying any of these models, we’ll try to help you take the best decision.


The Moto G second generation measures 141.5×70.7x11mm and weights 149 grams. It has a matte plastic body available in black and white colors and on the front side you’ll see two horizontal bars, above and below the screen. On the other hand, the LG G2 is slimmer and lighter, as it measures 138.5×70.9×8.9mm and weights 143 grams, this model is also made of plastic, but it’s available in Black, White, Red, Gold and the back is curved on the edges.


The Moto G2 has an IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294ppi and it is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The LG G2 features a true HD-IPS display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 424ppi and is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Moto G2 comes with a Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A7 processor clocked at 1.2GHz, an Adreno 305 graphics card and 1GB of RAM. The LG G2 has a Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset, a quad-core Krait 400 processor clocked at 2.26GHz, an Adreno 330 graphics card and 2GB of RAM.


The Moto G2 has been released with an internal storage of 8GB, which can be expanded up to 32GB using a microSD card. On the other hand, the LG G2 comes in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB, but it doesn’t support a card slot for storage expansion.


The Moto G2 sports a primary camera of 8MP (found on the rear side of the smartphone) that supports autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, HDR, face detection and a secondary camera of 2MP (found on the front side of the handset). The LG G2 has a better primary camera of 13MP that features OIS, autofocus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR and a secondary camera of 2.1MP.


Both devices come with non-removable batteries, but the Moto G2 has a weaker one of 2070Ah, while the LG G2 has received a much larger 3000mAh battery.