Motorola Atrix 4G vs T-Mobile G2X – Full Specs Compared
Why are we comparing a mobile that is so popular and firmly entrenched as the top most smartphone in 4 G segment with a phone that has just been launched? Well, no doubt Motorola has proved it prowess with Atrix 4G that is a clear winner but T-Mobile seem to have found the answer in LG’s Optimus 2X that has been renamed as G2X to take on the might of Atrix 4G. Let us make a fair comparison of these two high end smartphones for 4 G customers, for 4 G is where the focus of the major player has shifted to these days.
Motorola Atrix 4G
Forget the past which was full of forgettable offerings from Motorola and concentrate on the present as Atrix 4G is ruling the roost in 4G segment, and why not? With features to put to shame even the most advanced smartphones and looks that could kill, Atrix 4G is perhaps the most popular 4 G smartphone in the country.
It has dimensions of 117.8×63.5x11mm that don’t make it the slimmest smartphone in the country but it is certainly a sleek gadget that is also very robust. It weighs just 135g that is slightly more than Galaxy S2 but then, you have to make some compromises when you are getting the super fast dual core processor and a very powerful battery that last for almost 9 hours of talk time.
Atrix 4G runs on Android 2.2 Froyo and packs the power of 1 GHz Nvidia Tegra 2 dual core processor that makes all the difference when it comes to multitasking. To cap it all, it has 16 GB of internal storage and a more than powerful 1 GB RAM. Nothing short of a miracle in a small device, isn’t it?
The screen is a nice 4.0 inch LCD using TFT technology. It is a highly capacitive touch screen that gives out a resolution of 540×960 pixels that is super bright and clear. Gorilla Glass screen is scratch resistant and also impact resistant. It has multi touch input and touch sensitive controls that sit atop Motorola’s famous Motoblur UI.
The smartphone is Wi-Fi802.11b/g/n, DLNA, EDGE, GPRS, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP+EDR and boast of an HTML browser that has full Adobe Flash 10.1 support making opening of media heavy sites a breeze. The phone has two cameras with the rear one being a sturdy 5 MP camera that shoots in 2592×1944 pixels. It is auto focus with LED flash and has features of geo tagging and image stabilization. The front camera is VGA for video calling.
The smartphone is equipped with a very powerful batter (1930mAh) that is capable of giving up to 9 hours of talk time.
T-Mobile is one of the largest service providers in the country and this time have opted to introduce the biggest hit of LG abroad, namely LG Optimus 2X. They have renamed it as G2X for their American subscribers.
The phone has dimensions of 124.5×63.5×10.2mm and weighs 141.8gg. It has a display size of 4 inches on a IPS LCD touch screen which is highly capacitive and gives a resolution of 480×800 pixels that produces extremely bright images. It has all the features of a smartphone that have become almost standard now a days such as accelerometer, proximity sensor, gyro sensor and a 3.5 mm audio jack at the top of the phone.
It uses the Android 2.2 Froyo OS and has a powerful 1 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 2 AP20H dual core processor. The phone has 8 GB of internal storage and a solid 512 MB of RAM. The phone is Wi_fi 802.11b/g/n, DLNA, GPA with A-GPS, EDGE, GPRS, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, and supports HSPA+ network which offers theoretical speeds of up to 21 Mbps for download.
For those fond of clicking and sharing photos, there are two cameras on the phone. The rear one is 8 MP that shoots in 3264×2448 pixels, is auto focus with LED flash and is capable of HD video recording in 720p as well as 1080p at 30fps. The front camera is 1.3 MP for video calling. One can instantly watch his videos on HDTV as the phone has HDMI capability.
G2X is equipped with a 1500mAh battery (Li-ion) that gives a talk time of up to 7 hr 40 min.
Comparison Between Motorola Atrix 4G and T-Mobile G2X
• G2X is thinner (10.2mm) than Atrix 4G (11mm)
• Atrix 4G is lighter (135g) than G2X (141.8g)
• Atrix produces a higher resolution (540x960pixels) than G2X (480x800pixels)
• Atrix has higher RAM (1 GB) than G2X (512 MB)
• Atrix has more internal storage (16 GB) than G2X (8 GB)
• G2X has a better camera (8 MP) than Atrix (5 MP)
• The camera of G2X shoots in 3264X2448pixels while the camera of Atrix shoots in 2592X1944 pixels
• Atrix has a more powerful battery (1930mAh) than G2X (1500mAh)
|Comparison of Specifications
Motorola Atrix 4G vs T-Mobile G2X
|Design||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Form Factor||Candy Bar||Candy Bar|
|Keyboard||Virtual full QWERTY with Swype||Virtual Full QWERTY|
|Dimension||117.75x63.5x10.95 mm||122.4 x 64.2 x 9.9 mm|
|Body Color||Black||Black, Brown, White|
|Display||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Size||4 inch||4 inches|
|Resolution||QHD 960 x 540 pixels||WVGA, 800×480 pixels|
|Features||Corning Gorilla Glass, Light responsive||Less Sensitive|
|Operating System||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Platform||Android 2.2.1 (Froyo)||Android 2.2 (Froyo)|
|UI||Motoblur, Fingerprint smart sensor security||Android UI|
|Browser||Android WebKit (on Phone), Mozilla Firefox 3.6 (Webtop mode)||Android WebKit|
|Java/Adobe Flash||Flash Player 10.1||Adobe Flash 10.1|
|Processor||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Model||Nvidia Tegra 2 AP20H dual core (ARM Cortex A9 CPU & GeForce GT GPU)||Nvidia Tegra 2 Dual core processor|
|Speed||1 GHz Dual Core||1 GHz Dual Core|
|Memory||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|RAM||1 GB||512 MB|
|Included||16 GB NAND memory||8 GB|
|Expansion||Up to 32 GB with microSD card||Up to 32GB microSD card|
|Camera||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Resolution||5.0 megapixel||8 Megapixel|
|Focus, Zoom||Auto focus, digital zoom||Auto, Digital|
|Video Capture||HD 720p@30fps||1080p HD|
|Entertainment||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Audio||AAC, MP3, WMA9, eAAC+, AMR NB, AAC+||AAC(+), MP3, WMA, Poly|
|Video||H.264, MPEG-4,||T-Mobile TV, MPEG4, H263, H.264, DivX, XviD, WMV|
|Gaming||HD Gaming, Nvidia Tegra Zone, N.O.V.A, Need for Speed|
|Battery||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Type Capacity||Li-ion Polymer, 1930 mAh||Li-ion 1500 mAh|
|Talktime||Up to 530 min (2G), 540 min (3G)|
|Standby||Up to 400 hours (2G), up to 350 hours (3G)|
|Mail and Messaging||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|POP3/IMAP, Gmail, Email, SMS, MMS, IM - Google talk, AOL, Yahoo Messenger, Windows Live||POP3/IMAP4, SMTP|
|Messaging||Corporate Mail Sync,||SMS, EMS, MMS|
|Connectivity||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|USB||2.0 High Speed||2.0 FS, native USB|
|HDMI||Yes||Yes, native HDMI supports up to 1080p|
|DLNA||Yes||Yes, DLNA 1.4|
|Location Service||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Maps||Google Map, eCompass||Google Map 5.0|
|Lost-Theft Protection||Yes with 3rd party application like Lookout||With 3rd Party Application LookOut|
|Network Support||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|2G/3G||GSM, GPRS, EDGE/WCDMA, HSPA+||GSM, EDGE / HSPA+|
|Applications||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Apps||Android Market, Google Mobile Serice||Android market|
|Social Networks||Facebook, Twitter, Google talk, MySpace, PhotoBucket, Picasa,||Facebook, Twitter, SNS , LinkedIn, YouTube|
|Voice Calling||Skype, Viber, Vonage||Skype, Viber, Vonage|
|Video Calling||Skype, Qik , Tango||Skype, Tango, QiK|
|Featured||QuickOffice 3.0, Vlingo Voice, Blockbuster, MobiTV, Need for Speed||Integrated Google Voice|
|Business Mobility||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Corporate Mail||Yes , Active Sync||Active Syn|
|Corporate Directory||Yes with CISCO Jabber||Yes with CISCO Jabber|
|Video Conferencing||Yes with CISCO WebEx||CISCO WebEX|
|Security||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Yes with 3rd party application like Lookout||With 3rd Party Application LookOut user can manage lost or theft phones.|
|Additional Features||Motorola Atrix 4G||T-Mobile G2X|
|Mobile hotspot - connect up to 5 Wi-Fi enabled devices, Mobile computing with Webtop technology - in Webtop mode you can connect to docking station and surf internet with full Mozilla Firefox 3.6, 7 Home screens||Integrated Google Voice|