Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Motorola Moto X

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Motorola Moto X
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola
Announced January 2013 August 2013
Status Released - February 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 320 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 4.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 72.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features 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, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 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 Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 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 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2200 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 576 h
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 13 h