Spec Battle: Moto X Force vs Lumia 950XL vs Nexus 6P vs HTC One M9 vs Galaxy S6 Edge+

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Spec Battle: Moto X Force vs Lumia 950XL vs Nexus 6P vs HTC One M9 vs Galaxy S6 Edge+

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Motorola launched the Moto X Force in India with a price tag of Rs 49,999 for the 32GB variant and Rs 53,999 for 64GB option. The phone was launched globally last year as Droid Turbo 2 and now it has arrived here with its much talked about ShatterShield display.

On the specs front, Moto X Force packs a 5.4 inch Quad HD display with a resolution of 2560×1440 pixels. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core chipset along with 3 GB of RAM. The two internal storage options of 32 GB and 64 GB are expandable up to 2 TB with the help of a microSD card.

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The USP of the device is its super-hardy screen. Motorola claims to have integrated a ‘Moto Shattershield’ technology in the display of Moto Force which, it says, is the first shatterproof screen in a phone ever. The company feels confident enough to affirm the screen would stay intact for up to four years, owing to the multiple layers of different materials used in making it capable of absorbing shock and providing protection against cracking. The phone also boasts of two touchscreen layers, which make sure that the smartphone can be used even if one of the layers is cracked.

With the given specs and price tag, a few other devices come to mind like the Lumia 950XL, Nexus 6P, HTC One M9 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+. The Moto X Force not only has a strong exterior but does impressively in the hardware department as well. The AMOLED display is sharp and bright despite the layers of glass on top. The X Force also has a giant battery that will provide enough of juice to get you through the day and then some.

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However, the camera in the moto X Force isn’t the best, especially when compared to the Galaxy S6 Edge+, Lumia 950XL and even the dubious HTC One M9. The Moto X Force also comes with a pretty bland design, which pales in front of the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Nexus 6P which come with a premium look and feel to it that fit the price bracket.

Let’s see where the Moto X Force stands when compared to these devices. Based on the specs, let us know your winner in the comments below.

Specification Moto X Force Lumia950XL  Nexus 6P  HTC One M9 Galaxy S6 Edge+
Display 5.4 inch Quad HD AMOLED 5.7-inch Quad HD AMOLED  5.7-inch QHD Corning Gorilla Glass 4 5.2-inch WQHD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5.7 inches Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Resolution 1440 x 2560 (~540 ppi pixel density) 2560×1440 (518ppi)   2560 x 1440 pixels (518ppi) 1440x2560p (441ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (518 ppi)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810, Octa-core 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon octa-core 810 v2.1 2.2GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6795T Exynos 7420
GPU Adreno 430  Adreno 430  Adreno 430  Adreno 430 Mali-T760MP8
RAM 3 GB 3GB  3 GB 3GB 4GB
Storage 32 GB, 64 GB 32GB  32 GB/ 64 GB/ 128 GB 32 GB 32/64 GB
Expandability 2 TB  200GB N/A 128GB N/A
Rear Camera 21 MP,  f/2.0, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash 20MP, PureView, Zeiss optics, OIS, triple LED natural flash, and4K video recording 12.3 MP, laser autofocus, dual-LED flash 20MP + 2MP Duo Camera 16 MP, f/1.9, 28mm, OIS, autofocus, LED flash
Front Camera 5 MP,  f/2.0, LED flash 5MP, wide-angle 1080p  8 MP, 720p@30fps 4MP HTC UltraPixel  5MP, f/1.9
Battery 3,760mAh 3340mAh 3450mAh 2840mAh 3000mAh
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, Infrared port, microUSB v2.0 Wi-Fi: MIMO, WLAN IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, 4G LTE  Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac; Wi-Fi MIMO support; Bluetooth 4.0 LE; GSM bands 850/1900; 3G bands; GPS with AGPS; NFC, USB Type-C  Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, bluetooth v4.1, A-GPS, GLONASS, NFC, microUSB v2.0 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, bluetooth v4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, NFC
Operating System Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Windows 10 Android 6.0 Marshmallow Android 5.1.1 Lollipop with HTC Sense 7 Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Price Rs 49,999 (32GB)/ Rs 53,999 (64GB) Rs 49,399  Rs 39,999 Rs 52,500 Rs 53,900
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Sanket Vijay
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Gowtham Ram
Gowtham Ram

Moto x force at this price is not worth at this point in less than a month the LG g5 galaxy s7 htc m10 all of those flagships will be at the same price with the Snapdragon 820 or the exynos 8890 for Samsung all others probably 820 for a year old chip at this point of time it's not worth it to anyone who is considering buying a flagship. Even the iPhone 6s is better it has the apple A9 which even outperforms the 820 and I'd overall the better flagship. This device is only for those who want a shatterproof display and people who are butterfingers

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