Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 vs. Galaxy Grand Neo vs. Motorola Moto G Specs and Price Comparison in Australia

  on June 13 2014 4:46 PM
Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime (Galaxy F) vs. Samsung Galaxy S5: Specifications, Features, Release Date and Price Showdown
Customers attend a workshop about the Samsung Galaxy S5 in Jakarta, April 11, 2014.

For readers who are considering buying the Samsung Galaxy Grand 2, the Galaxy Grand Neo or the Motorola Moto G, here is a specs and price comparison of the devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.

Display and Design

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 comes with a 5.25-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1,280 pixel resolution. The Galaxy Grand Neo comes with a 5.01-inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 480 x 800 pixel resolution. The Motorola Moto G comes with a 4.5-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 720 x 1,280 pixel resolution.

When it comes to pixel density, the Motorola Moto G is the clear winner with 326 ppi compared to the 280 ppi of the Grand 2 and 186 ppi of the Grand Neo.

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 comes with 146.8 x 75.3 x 8.9 mm dimensions and weighs 163 g. The Galaxy Grand Neo comes with 143.7 x 77.1 x 9.6 mm dimensions and weighs 163 g. The Motorola Moto G comes with 129.9 x 65.9 x 11.6 mm dimensions and weighs 143 g.

Hardware and Operating System

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 is equipped with a 1.2-GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor and Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It comes with 8 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a microSD card.

The Galaxy Grand Neo is equipped with a 1.2-GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor and BCM23550 chipset. It comes in 8 and 16 GB internal memory variants, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a microSD card.

The Motorola Moto G is equipped with a 1.2-GHz quad-core Cortex-A7 processor and Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset. It comes in 8 and 16 GB internal memory variants and no microSD slot for additional memory.

All the three devices run on the Android Jelly Bean operating system. The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 has 1.5 GB of RAM. The Galaxy Grand Neo and Motorola Moto G have 1 GB of RAM. Although all three devices are very similar in terms of computing power, the Grand 2 has the edge with a slightly better RAM, allowing for smoother multitasking.

Camera

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 sports an 8-MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.9 MP. The Galaxy Grand Neo sports a 5-MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is a VGA camera. The Motorola Moto G sports a 5-MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP.

Battery

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 comes with a Li-ion 2,600-mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 17 hours on 3G. The Galaxy Grand Neo comes with a Li-ion 2,100-mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 11 hours. The Motorola Moto G comes with a non-removable Li-ion 2,070-mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 24 hours.

Price in Australia

The Samsung Galaxy Grand 2 Duos is priced at around AU$359.95 and the Galaxy Grand Neo is priced at around AU$299.95. The Motorola Moto G 8-GB variant is priced at around AU$249.95 and the 16-GB variant is priced at around AU$299.95 in Australia.

Related Articles

Samsung Galaxy S6 Tipped to be Replaced with Galaxy F—Expected Features [Read]

Sony Xperia Z3 Tipped to be Super Slim—Release Date and Leaked Specs [Read]

Sony Xperia T2 Ultra vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo Specs and Price Comparison in Australia [Read]

Join the Discussion