Phone Comparison - LG Nexus 4 E960 vs Sony Xperia SP vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer LG Sony Motorola
Announced October 2012 Available - April 2013 August 2013
Status Available - November 2012 Available - April 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black Black, White, Red Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133.9 x 68.7 x 9.1 mm
(5.27 x 2.7 x 0.36 in)
130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 139.5 g (4.9.0.18 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 320, 400 MHz Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB N/A 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB storage 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.6 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 768 x 1280 pixels (318 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 68.18% 66.67% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2100 mAh 2370 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 hours (3G) Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 12 hours (3G) Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 13 h