Nokia Lumia 730 Vs Moto G2

Nokia Lumia 730 Vs Moto G2

   The global mobile market is always abuzz with innumerable new launches. The latest smartphones are not only more capable than their predecessors, but are more often than not cheaper as well. Needless to mention, while these new mobile handsets are the consumers delight, they are constantly increasing the market competition. The intense market competition is further making the mobile manufacturing giants find out ways to offer even better packed devices at more affordable price tags.

                       This competition is even more cutthroat in the mid-range smartphone segment, as these sell the most in the global markets. The mid-ranged phones offer great smartphone experience along with superb features. Given the intense competition, the mid-range phones are now coming with even better looks and quality as well. These are obviously far better choices than the bare minimum budget phones, while they might not offer as good features and looks as the top premium phones. Most of the modern smartphone users thus, like to settle down with the mid-range smartphones, as they offer a lot without burning a hole in their pockets.

  While the battle of the mid-range smartphones intensifies further in the global mobile world, two new contenders are ready to fight with each other. The new Moto G and the new Nokia Lumia 730 are all set to engage in a fierce market rivalry and offer blows to each other in terms of sales.

  Mobile major Motorola has brought the new successor of its massively popular Moto G in the form of the Moto G2 Gen. The Moto G2 has surely arrived at a right time when other manufacturers are busy offering great new products at slashed price tags. On the other hand, yesteryear’s leading mobile maker, Nokia has brought in another of its mid-range handsets in its super successful Lumia range of smartphones, the new Nokia Lumia 730.

     The latest Lumia 730 is of course the successor to the Nokia Lumia 720 that came out last year. Both these mid-ranged smartphones have come with enhanced features, more powerful processors and bigger cameras to charm and grab the attention of the smartphone buyers of the world.

Nokia Lumia 730 Vs Moto G2


Let us try to find out, which one of these new devices is armed better to win the war.

Design and build quality

    New Lumia 730 from the Finnish mobile giant Nokia, launched in the market pretty recently. The Lumia 730 is designed to look and feel the same as that of its predecessor, the Lumia 720. This phone is much appreciated for its good performance, great specs and affordable price.

   This model is also clad in plastic and has the similar design of the other Lumia devices, but is again known for its great built quality. It is lightweight at just 130 grams and is very comfortable to operate and highly compact. It also comes with attractive candy bar color choices.

  New Moto G2 Gen on the other hand, chooses to go with the more premium appeal. This device comes wrapped in aluminum casing. The overall built is good, but it is slightly heavier in comparison weighing at 149 grams, but is also very portable.


Nokia Lumia 730 comes with a nice sharp 4.7 inch OLED touchscreen display with a screen resolution of 1280×720. The smartphone offers sharp and vibrant display and also offers good viewing angles.

Motorola Moto G2 Gen packs in a larger display of 5 inch. This display has the same screen resolution of 720×1280. The bigger screen size is definitely a plus and it also offers very bright and crisp display along with highly sensitive touch abilities.

Hardware specs

New Nokia Lumia 730 comes with the power of a Quad-core processor that is ticked at 1.2 GHz, it comes along with the support of 1 GB RAM. The handset supports all the standard connectivity abilities such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS and Hotspot.

Motorola Moto G2 Gen is also equipped with a Quad-Core Qualcomm processor that is set at 1.2 GHz. It comes with slightly lesser RAM of 1GB. This device also comes with all the modern connectivity abilities including Wi-Fi, Hotspot, EDGE, Bluetooth 4.0, HSDPA, HSPA+ and GPS.


The Nokia Lumia 730 offers a great quality primary rear camera of 6.7 MP along with ZEISS optics and LED flash. This camera is said to be offering better quality images than bigger cameras of its rivals. The Lumia 730 is also supporting the growing trend of selfies, as it comes with a nice 5 MP front facing snapper with full HD capability. The secondary camera also comes with a host of selfie features to provide superb selfies and also offer great video chatting experience.

The new Moto G2 Gen is equipped with a bigger 8 MP primary camera at the rear of the device along with Dual-LED flash for great pictures even in the low light conditions. It comes with a standard 2 MP secondary front facing camera for selfies and video chats. The phone also comes with a distinctive camera feature called the Best Shot that helps to provide superb picture quality.

Price in India

The Nokia Lumia 730 comes with a price tag of Rs. 16,800, but is available at lower prices at some very popular e-commerce websites like Snapdeal and Flipkart.

The new Moto G2 Gen comes at a retail price tag of Rs. 12,999.


The Nokia Lumia 730 has already made a mark for itself as a great performing device along with good looks and Nokia’s patent hard built. The phone is also known as one of the best selfie smartphones in the market in its own price range. Thus, if you are a selfie lover, then this is surely your pick.

The Motorola Moto G2 Gen scores pretty high in some of the aspects than the Lumia 730. It comes with more premium solid appeal, bigger rear camera and is also priced slightly lower. Being a quality device from Motorola with great specs and features, the Motor G2 is a great device to go for.

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