Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia SP vs Sony Xperia ZR vs Motorola Moto X

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Motorola
Announced Available - April 2013 May 2013 August 2013
Status Available - April 2013 Available - June 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Red Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 130.6 x 67.1 x 9.98 mm
(5.14 x 2.64 x 0.39 in)
131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
(5.17 x 2.65 x 0.41 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dust and Water Proof (IP55/IP58 certified)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Dual-core 1.7 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM N/A 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 4.55 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.67% 64.49% 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, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13.1 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, HDR, Sweep Panorama 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
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSPA+, LTE HSDPA, HSUPA 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 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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB (5.8 GB user available) 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB 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 supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2300 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 635 h (2G)
Up to 734 h (3G)
Up to 520 h Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h 25 min (2G)
Up to 19 h (3G)
Up to 13 h Up to 13 h