Motorola Moto Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Features & Specs Compared

Motorola has launched its Motorola Moto Turbo in Indian market. It is the same handset which is known as Droid Turbo and Moto Maxx in global markets. The handset is now available for pre-order at Rs. 41,999 exclusively through online retailer Flipkart. The shipping of the phone will begin by the end of March 2015. Loaded with high end specs, it will compete with other smartphones in this segment. Thus we have pitted Moto Turbo against Google Nexus 6 and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 smartphones. Read on to find how Motorola Moto Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 compare with each other in specifications, features and price.

motorola moto turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Specifications and Features Comparison: Motorola Moto Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Device/Features Motorola Moto Turbo Google Nexus 6 Samsung Galaxy  Note 4
Price Rs, 41,999 Rs. 43,999 Rs. 54,199
Display 5.2 inch AMOLED – Corning Gorilla Glass 3 5.96 inch AMOLED – Gorilla Glass 3 5.7 inch Super AMOLED – Gorilla Glass 4
Resolution 1440 × 2560 pixels –  565 ppi 1440×2550 – 493 ppi 1440×2560 – 515 ppi
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
CPU Quad-core 2.7 GHz Quad-core 2.7 GHz Quad -core 2.7 GHz
GPU Adreno 420 Adreno 420 Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Memory 64 GB 32/64 GB 32 GB
MicroSD No No Yes – upto 128 GB
Battery 3900 mAh 3220 mAh 3220 mAh
Camera 21 MP, AF, Dual LED Flash, 4K Recording 13 MP, OIS, AF, Dual LED Flash, 4K Recording 16 MP, OIS, AF, LED Flash, 4K Recording
Front Camera 2 MP 2 MP 3.7 MP Wide Angle
Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, BT 4.0 LE, NFC 2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac Dual band,
BT 4.1 LE, NFC
2/3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac Dual band,
BT 4.1 LE, NFC, IR Blaster
OS Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 4.4 KitKat – TouchWiz
Extras Motorola Turbo Charger, Water Resistant Dual Front Speakers, Wireless Charging,
Water Resistance
Fingerprint Sensor, Heart Rate Monitor,
Enhanced Multitasking, S Health, S Pen

Design & Display

The Motorola Moto Turbo features a premium looking back with Ballistic Nylon at the rear while Nexus 6 comes with a curved back with metal frame casing and is thinner at the edges. Galaxy Note 4 sports a metal build.

Nexus 6 sports the largest 5.96 inch AMOLED display with 1440 x 2550 pixels resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. Moto Turbo and Note 4 feature 5.2 inch AMOLED and 5.7 inch Super AMOLED displays, both with 1440 × 2560 pixel resolution. Galaxy Note 4 comes with Gorilla Glass 4.

Processor & RAM

There is a tie in processor and RAM department. All the three handsets are powered by 2.7 GHz Quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, coupled with 3 GB of RAM and Adreno 420 GPU.


Motorola Moto Turbo and Nexus 6 run on the latest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system while Galaxy Note 4 runs on Android 4.4. KitKat wrapped under TouchWiz UI.


According to the camera resolution, Moto Turbo sports the best pair of camera with 21 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with dual-LED flash and a 2 mega pixel secondary camera. Nexus 6 is equipped with 13 mega pixel rear  camera with dual-LED flash and again a 2 mega pixel at the front. Galaxy Note 4 sports a 16 mega pixel auto focus camera at the back and a 3.7 mega pixel wide angle selfie camera at the front. Nexus 6 and Note 4 also support OIS.


Inbuilt storage on Moto Turbo, Nexus 6 and Note 4 is 64 GB, 32 GB/64 GB and 32 GB respectively. Former two handsets lack microSD card support while Note 4 comes with expandable storage support of up to 128 GB via microSD card.

Battery & Connectivity

Moto Turbo packs the biggest 3900 mAh battery with Motorola Turbo Charger which is claimed to give up to 8 hours of battery life with just 15 minutes of charging. Nexus 6 and Note 4 pack a 3220 mAh battery.

Additional Features

Moto Turbo gets water resistant design and Motorola turbo charger. Nexus 6 comes with dual front speakers, wireless charging and is also water resistant. Galaxy Note packs the most attractive features like Fingerprint Sensor, Heart Rate Monitor, S Health and S Pen.


Moto Turbo carries the lowest price tag of Rs. 41,999 among the three handsets. Nexus 6 and Note 4 are available to buy for Rs. 43,999 and Rs. 54,199 respectively.


All the three handsets come loaded with high-end specs, attractive features and rich configuration for seamless multi-tasking capabilities. The specifications of all the three are comparable thus, price becomes the crucial factor for deciding which phone is better among the three. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 carries the highest price tag and is a decent option if you are looking for attractive features like S Pen, Fingerprint Sensor and Heart Rate Monitor. If you are looking for value for money device, then Motorola Moto Turbo seems a better choice with lowest price among the three, bigger battery, water resistant design and more camera resolution.

Which among the Motorola Moto Turbo vs Google Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 do you think is better? Share your views with us in the comments below.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Google Nexus 6: Detailed Comparison with Video

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