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

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Huawei Sony
Announced August 2013 August 2013 September 2013
Status Available - August 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, White White Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
133 x 67.2 x 9.9 mm
(5.24 x 2.65 x 0.39 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions
4G Network LTE - LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz, Huawei K3V2E Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320 - Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.7 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 72.34% 68.34% 64.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 20.7 MP
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1.4 µm pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [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, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21.1 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 Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot 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 support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 32 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 supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2200 mAh 2150 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by Up to 576 h Up to 541 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 13 h Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)