Faster CPU clock speed
2 x 1.7 GHz
2 x 1.5 GHz
13.33% faster CPU clock speed
A tad bigger screen size
6.38% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Notably more megapixels (photo)
25% more megapixels (photo)
Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
21 g lighter
2.12 mm thinner
Significantly faster downloads
2.93x faster downloads
Sizably better video recording quality
1080 x 60 fps
1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Explicitly more microphone(s)
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Somewhat faster uploads
1.59% faster uploads
Has manual ISO
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Has a serial shot mode
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Has manual focus
This allows to manually set the focus.
Has a built-in HDR mode
It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Has manual white balance
With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Less body volume
17.35% less body volume
Has 802.11n WiFi connection
802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Motorola X8 Chipset
The Motorola X8 Chipset has multiple cores designated for specific tasks such as, an LP Core for voice recognition while the display is off, two primary CPU cores (Snapdragon S4 Pro), and four GPU cores (Adreno 320).