Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ion vs Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX

Sony Xperia ion
sony xperia ion
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola
Announced January 2012 January 2012
Status Available - Q2 2012 Available - January 2012
Colors Black, White Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 133 x 68 x 10.8 mm
(5.24 x 2.68 x 0.43 in)
130.7 x 68.9 x 9 mm
(5.15 x 2.71 x 0.35 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 CDMA 800 / 1900
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 700 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 700
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0 Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] Dual-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A9, TI OMAP 4430 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR SGX540 [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB card included

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Advanced capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 63.02% 56.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

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

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 1 GB RAM 16 GB storage, 1GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB, 16GB card included
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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1900 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 400 h (2G)
Up to 350 h (3G)
Up to 368 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h (2G)
Up to 4 h (3G)
Up to 21 h