• Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia M2 Aqua vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola Samsung
Announced August 2014 July 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - July 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 10,250 ($150.74) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Golden Black, White Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 140 x 72 x 8.6 mm
(5.51 x 2.83 x 0.34 in)
142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1~11.6 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24~0.46 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 149 g (5.26 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - D2403
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D2406
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - D2403 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP65/IP68 certified - dust and water proof up to 1.5 meter and 30 minutes - IPX7 Certified - Water Resistant over 3 Feet and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926-2 Snapdragon 400 Quad-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 305 Adreno 306 -
RAM 1 GB 1/2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 8/16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.8 inches 5.0 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (229 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.27% 66.86% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS FM radio FM radio, recording
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera VGA, 480p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, apt-X, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi 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 Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 1 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2470 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by Up to 595 h (2G)
Up to 641 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h 23 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 11 min (3G)
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