• Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Motorola
Announced September 2013 Q3 2013 September 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT 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 64.55% 72.15% 68.76%
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 20.7 MP 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2 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, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 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 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go 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, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 3000 mAh 2600 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 17 h (3G) -