• Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2) vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

Phone Comparison - Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE vs Motorola Moto G 4G (Gen 2) vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Motorola Sony
Announced July 2012 January 2015 March 2015
Status Available - August 2012 Available - January 2015 Available - April 2015
Price - Rs. 9,999 ($147.04) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black Black, Black/Lemon Black, White, Copper, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.5 x 66 x 13.7 mm
(4.98 x 2.6 x 0.54 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
140.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.53 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
Weight 170.1 g (6.0.04 oz) 155 g (5.47 oz) 136 g (4.8 oz)
2G Network CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional)
3G Network CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 1900 LTE 2600 (Band 7) LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0.x (Lollipop)
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400 1.5GHz Octa-core, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU - Adreno 305 Adreno 405
RAM 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB storage 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.12% 68.76% 67.44%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, HD [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge No Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G Rev.A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat3 100/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, A2DP, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB storage, 1GB RAM 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 1785 mAh 2390 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 220 h - -
Talk Time Up to 7 h 30 min - -