Motorola Moto X40 vs iQOO 11: Which should you buy? Well, the vivo iQOO 11 is fully packed with states of the art specifications. And for gamers who are reading this comparison post, the iQOO 11 is our recommendation. But aside from gaming what about the display, camera, battery, durability, performance, etc? Which is better? Let’s find out below.

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Prices | Availability

The Moto X40 is the cheapest smartphone yet to use the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. It has a starting price of $599 for the 8/128 GB storage model. On the other hand, the vivo iQOO 11 is more expensive with a starting price of $699 for the 8/128 GB storage model. In terms of their availability, both smartphones are now available for buy and you can use the box below to purchase either of them.

vivo iQOO 11Price
Buy on Giztop$699.00
Motorola X40Price
Buy on Giztop$599.00

Display | Durability

The iQOO 11 has the best display here. It has a brighter and sharper screen than the Moto X40. The iQOO 11 features a 6.78-inch 2k LTPO OLED touchscreen with a 144Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, 1B colors, and a max brightness of 1800 nits. In contrast, the Moto X40 has a similar screen size but a lesser resolution of 1080p. However, the screen is smoother because of the higher refresh rate of 165Hz. It has an OLED panel and HDR10+ certification. But overall, the iQOO 11 is ideal.

Motorola Moto X40 vs iQOO 11
Motorola Moto X40 vs iQOO 11

As for their build quality, the Motorola Moto X40 is more durable. It has gorilla glass victus protection and IP68 water and dust resistant rating. The iQOO 11 is behind the Moto X40 when it comes to built quality.

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The Motorola Moto X40 takes the gold medal when it comes to the camera system. It features 50MP OIS main camera, a 50MP ultrawide lens, a 12MP 2x telephoto lens, and a 60MP selfie camera. In contrast, the vivo iQOO 11 brings a 50MP OIS primary camera, 13MP telephoto lens, 8MP ultrawide, and 16MP selfie camera. However, you should note that only the vivo iQOO 11 can record video in 8k resolution as the Moto X40 is capped at 4K.

Performance | Software

Even though both smartphones are powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, the iQOO 11 offers the best performance. vivo introduces the in-house vivo V2 chip to enhance the performing experience of the IQOO 11 series smartphones. You see this effect when playing games, in photography, and in videography. While in terms of their configuration, Moto X40 has 8/12 GB RAM + 128-512GB of storage. But the iQOO 11 takes things further up to 16GB RAM while maintaining similar storage of 128-512 GB.

Software-wise, the iQOO 11 runs ColorOS 13 based on Android 13 out of the box. While the Moto X40 booted MYUI 5.0 based on Android 13 out of the box. vivo and Motorola are committed to bringing multiple years of OS upgrades to these smartphones.

Motorola Moto X40 vs iQOO 11: Battery

The iQOO 11 has a larger battery size. It has a 5,000 mAh capacity with a 120W wired charging system. Unfortunately, it has no wireless tech. But on the other hand, Moto X40 brings a 4,600 mAh capacity with a 125W wired and 15W wireless charging system.

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Motorola Moto X40 vs iQOO 11: Verdict

The vivo iQOO 11 comes first in our recommendation list. It has a better and sharper display, the battery is bigger, and the performance is cooler for gaming. However, for someone who’s on a budget, Motorola Moto X40 is cheaper and more durable and the camera too is spot on.

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