• Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Phone Comparison - Motorola Moto G (3rd Gen) vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

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general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung Sony
Announced July 2015 January 2017 August 2017
Status Available - July 2015 Coming Soon - January 2017 Coming Soon - September 2017
Price Rs. 10,250 ($150.74) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,990 ($299.00) [Similarly Priced] -
Colors Black, White Various Black, Snow Silver, Horizon Blue, Twilight Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142.1 x 72.4 x 6.1~11.6 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.24~0.46 in)
135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm
(5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 in)
129 x 64 x 9.3 mm
(5.08 x 2.52 x 0.37 in)
Weight 155 g (5.47 oz) - 140 g (4.94 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - F8341, F8342
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - F8341, F8342
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 - - Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust/water proof over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
Notification LED - Yes Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v8.0 (Oreo)
Processor Quad-core 1.4 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8916 Snapdragon 410 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53, Exynos 7870 Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
GPU Adreno 306 Mali-T830 MP2 Adreno 540
RAM 1/2 GB 2 GB 4 GB
Internal Memory 8/16 GB 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch Resistant Glass, Trilumious Display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 66.86% 68.14% 70.77%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 19 MP
Flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone) LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto-focus, IR Filter, f/2.0 Aperture, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Predictive Phase Detection And Laser Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, EIS (gyro), 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera Yes, 5 MP [Similar] 8 MP [Similar] 8 MP, 1080p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps, VoLTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (4CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+ 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0, USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, Fast Charging 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8/16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 256 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion mAh battery
Capacity 2470 mAh 2350 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - - -
Talk Time - - -