Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C vs Motorola Moto X vs LG GX

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola LG
Announced June 2013 August 2013 December 2013
Status Available - July 2013 Available - August 2013 Coming Soon - December 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
150.6 x 76.1 x 9.2 mm
(5.93 x 3 x 0.36 in)
Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 167 g (5.89 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA
4G Network - LTE LTE, VoLTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core Krait 300, Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
GPU PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass True Full HD IPS Plus LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.86% 72.34% 72.59%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4208 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 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 HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, S-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2390 mAh 2200 mAh 3140 mAh
Stand by Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 13 h -