• Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen)

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Motorola
Announced January 2013 Q3 2013 July 2015
Status Released - February 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - July 2015
Price - - Rs. 10,250 ($150.74) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1~11.6 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24~0.46 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IPX7 Certified - Water Resistant over 3 Feet and 30 Minutes

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) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Adreno 306
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1/2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 72.15% 66.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] Yes, 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, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported 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 supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2600 mAh 2470 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G) -