Phone Comparison - Sony Ericsson Xperia ray vs Apple iPhone 5 vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Ericsson Apple Motorola
Announced June 2011 September 2012 August 2013
Status Available - August 2011 Available - September 2012 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, Gold, White, Pink Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 111 x 53 x 9.4 mm
(4.37 x 2.09 x 0.37 in )
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 100 g (3.53 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - for Verizon
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - ST18i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - ST18a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network - LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 2100 - for AT&T LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 iOS 6 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor 1 GHz Scorpion, Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon Dual-core 1.2 GHz, Apple A6 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 205 PowerVR SGX 543MP3 Adreno 320
RAM 512 MB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 1 GB (300 MB user available) 16/32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included No No

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS TFT, capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 3.3 inches 4.0 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels (297 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 50.96% 60.84% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels, Backside Illumin 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Touch Focus, Image Stabilization Touch Focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 720p, video light Yes, 1080p@30fps, LED video light, video stabilization, geo-tagging, face detection Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 73 Mbps; Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps 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, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Plus Cellular Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, v2.0 microUSB Yes, Lightning Port Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB (300 MB user available), 512 MB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 4GB included No 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 not supported NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Po Li-Ion battery
Capacity 1500 mAh 1440 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 430 h (2G)
Up to 440 h (3G)
Up to 225 h Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 6 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 7 h (3G)
Up to 8 h Up to 13 h