Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID Maxx vs Sony Xperia Z1

Motorola DROID Maxx
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Sony Xperia Z1
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Sony
Announced July 2013 September 2013
Status Available - August 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm
(5.41 x 2.8 x 0.33 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight 167 g (5.89 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 13 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4Pro [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.26% 64.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar] 20.7 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto Focus, Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 296 kbps
3G EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE; HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3500 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 600 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 48 h Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)