Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G vs Huawei Honor 3X vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Huawei Sony
Announced November 2013 December 2013 January 2014
Status Available - November 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013 Available - January 2014
Colors Black, White Black Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.9 x 65.9 x (6.0 -11.6) mm
(5.11 x 2.59 x (0.24 -0.46) in)
- 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight 143 g (5.04 oz) - 137 g (4.83 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
GSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
HSDPA - SIM 1 & SIM 2 HSDPA
4G Network - - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 Octa-core 1.7 GHz, Mediatek MT6592 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 305 Mali-450MP Adreno 330
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB N/A 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Edge-to-Edge Display Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.5 inches 5.5 inches 4.3 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio - - 61.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM Radio - Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP, autofocus
Flash LED Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Slow motion video, Burst mode, Auto HDR, Panorama, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 720p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Yes 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - - Supported

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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2070 mAh 3000 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by - - Up to 670 h
Talk Time Up to 24 h - Up to 18 h