Phone Comparison - Motorola DROID 4 XT894 vs Sony Xperia ion LTE

Motorola DROID 4 XT894
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Sony Xperia ion LTE
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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Sony
Announced January 2012 January 2012
Status Available - February 2012 Available - June 2012
Colors Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 67.3 x 12.7 mm
(5 x 2.65 x 0.5 in)
133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
Weight 178.9 g ( oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), planned upgrade to v4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar] Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar]
GPU PowerVR SGX540 [Similar] Adreno 220 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB storage 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.0 inches [Similar] 4.55 inches [Similar]
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (275 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 51.74% 63.02%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels [Similar] 12 MP, 4000x3000 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, 3D Sweep Panorama, Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Up to 86 kbps
Edge Class 12 Up to 237 kbps
3G Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSUPA HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with LE+EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0, USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash HTML5, Adobe Flash

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported

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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1785 mAh 1900 mAh
Stand by Up to 204 h Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 h 30 min Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)