The Lenovo Vibe Shot (priced at P15,490) faces off with Moto X 2nd Gen (priced at P17,990) in this comparison review. We weighed and reviewed both phones fairly to help you choose a phone that fits you.
Moto X is considered to be more compact despite being relatively larger than the Vibe Shot. It also has a unique water resistant feature that is not available to its opponent.
Vibe Shot however, has utility made physical buttons that are not present to the Moto X.
The Moto X has no MicroSD card expansion feature and only holds up to one sim only, in comparison with the Vibe Shot which has dual sim capabilities and possesses the MicroSD card expansion feature.
In terms of size and weight, the Vibe Shot is 7.33mm thin in comparison to the 10mm max thickness of the Moto X 2nd Gen. Despite being larger in terms of dimension, the Moto X is considerably lighter than the Vibe Shot weighing only 144g in comparison with the Vibe Shot’s 145g weight measurement.
Winner: tie for design, size and overall display feature
The Moto X has a 5.2-inch AMOLED FHD 424ppi capacitive touchscreen which is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3, while the Lenovo Vibe Shot has a 5-inch IPS LCD FHD 441ppi capacitive touch screen in which is also protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3.
The color of the IPS display of the Vibe Shot is relative close to the AMOLED of the Moto X 2nd Gen. Image quality and sharpness is in par as well.
In terms of viewing angles, both devices deliver excellently.
The Winner: Tie for both image quality and screen quality.
The Moto X 2nd Gen has a 13-megapixel, dual-LED flash camera in comparison to the 16-megapixel OIS powered triple-LED flash camera of the Vibe Shot.
Despite this difference in specs, color shading and white balance for both phones are equally excellent. Vibe Shot however, is seen to be more detailed, image wise and delivers a more crisp shot thanks to its 16-megapixel sensor.
Vibe Shot’s downside is that if a high dynamic ranged image is taken, the image often turns out to be oversaturated.
The Winner: Tie for Still images
In terms of video, both phones have their own specialized strengths, namely the vibrant wise and wider angled video capability of Vibe Shot and the dynamic heavy, excellent in brightness video of Moto X. One factor that tips the scale towards Moto X is its more rich audio responses and the white balance, video wise is much more crisp and clear for Moto X compared to Vibe Shot.
The Winner: Tie for own specialized strength in video shooting and audio.
Performance and benchmarks
The Moto X 2nd Gen has an Android KitKat for its OS, though it can be upgraded into a Lollipop. It’s chip is powered by a Snapdragon 801, while the Vibe Shot possesses a fixed OS of android lollipop and is powered by a Snapdragon 615.
The Vibe Shot is far more superior in terms of speed in comparison to the 2GB RAM and Snapdragon 801 empowered Moto X, this is all thanks to the 3GB RAM and octacore Snapdragon 615 chip of the Vibe Shot.
In the benchmark test, Moto X 2nd Gen proved to be more advantageous to its opponent by beating Vibe Shot in both Antutu and Geek bench benchmark rating scales.
- Moto X 2nd Gen- 45421
- Lenovo Vibe Shot- 38740
- Moto X 2nd Gen- Single core score: 950, Multi core score:2884
- Lenovo Vibe Shot- Single core score: 676, Multi- core score:2585
For the browser speed test, Moto X surpasses the Vibe Shot, slowly establishing dominance against its opponent.
In the game speed test, Moto X is showed to be faster in terms of loading time compared to the Vibe Shot.
The winner: Moto X in the majority of the conducted performance tests
Moto X 2nd Gens’ front facing stereo speakers helped the phone in delivering clear and balanced high pitched tone, a feature which is not present in the Vibe Shot. They are however, in par in terms of audio volume.
The Winner: Moto X 2nd Gen for its front facing stereo speakers.
Price and Conclusion
Both delivered exceptionally in their specialized fields of strength. The advantages in Vibe Shot is seen in its high end image shooting capability, while the Moto X 2nd Gens’ strength is seen through its speed system and unique features.
Both phones are impressive at their own rights and respectable advantages.
Both comparison participants are available thru online stores for only P15,490 for the Lenovo Vibe Shot and P16,999 for the Moto X 2nd Gen.
Please give us your feedback regarding which phone suits you best.
Also, check out the video version of this comparison review
Lenovo Vibe Shot Z90-7 specs
Moto X 2nd gen specs
|5-inch IPS 1080p FHD IPS LCD, 441ppi (720HD Z90-3)||5.2-inch 1080p FHD AMOLED, 424ppi|
|7.3mm thick, 145g weight||10mm thick, 144g weight|
|Gorilla Glass 3||Water-resistant, Gorilla Glass 3|
|Snapdragon 615 octa chipset||Snapdragon 801 quadcore chip, 2.5GHz Krait 400|
|3GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|32GB internal, microSD max 128GB||16GB internal|
|16MP camera, HDR, Optical Image Stabilization, Tricolor LED flash, 1080p video, AF focus assists||13MP camera, HDR, 2160p video, dual LED flash|
|8MP selfie, 1080p video||2MP selfie cam, 1080p video|
|Dual 4G LTE, WiFi a, Bt 4.1, GPS, FM Radio, NFC||4G LTE, nano SIM, Bt 4.0, NFC, WiFi ac, GPS|
|Android 5.0 Lollipop||Android 5.0 Lollipop out-of-the-box|
|Crimson Red, White, Grey||Black, White, customisable back cover|
|P15,490 as of August 25||P16,999 as of August 25|
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