Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note II N7100 vs Sony Xperia ZL vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Motorola
Announced August 2012 January 2013 August 2013
Status Available - September 2012 Available - March 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Titanium Gray, Marble White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.1 x 80.5 x 9.4 mm
(5.95 x 3.17 x 0.37 in)
131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.18 x 2.73 x 0.39 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 180 g (6.35 oz) 151 g (5.33 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6502, C6503, C6506 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6503
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6506
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6503
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, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 Quad Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Mali-400MP Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32/64 GB storage 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.55 inches 5.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (265 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.61% 75.43% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.9 MP [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 70.4 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 236.8 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL 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, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR 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 Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0, USB Host support Yes, microUSB v2.0 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 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32/64 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 2370 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 980 h (2G)
Up to 890 h (3G)
Up to 500 h Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 35 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 13 h