Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia C vs Motorola Moto X vs Motorola Moto G (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola Motorola
Announced June 2013 August 2013 September 2014
Status Available - July 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 141.5 x 74.15 x 8.88 mm
(5.57 x 2.92 x 0.35 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
(5.57 x 2.78 x 0.43 in)
Weight 153 g (5.4 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 149 g (5.26 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - USA version
4G Network - LTE -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to Android L
Processor Quad-core 1.2 GHz, MTK MT6589 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400
GPU PowerVR SGX544 Adreno 320 Adreno 305
RAM 1 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 4 GB 16/32 GB 8/16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (220 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 65.86% 72.34% 68.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p Yes, 1080p@30fps 720p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] 2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 42 Mbps, HSUPA 11.5 Mbps HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL / EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 4 GB, 1 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8/16 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - - 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 not supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2390 mAh 2200 mAh 2070 mAh
Stand by Up to 605 h (2G)
Up to 588 h (3G)
Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 14 h 4 min (2G)
Up to 12 h 25 min (3G)
Up to 13 h -