Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia S vs Motorola RAZR i XT890

Sony Xperia S
sony xperia s
Motorola RAZR i XT890
motorola razr i xt890
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola
Announced January 2012 September 2012
Status Available - Q1 2012 Available - October 2012
Colors Silver, Black Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
(5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 in)
122.5 x 60.9 x 8.3 mm
(4.82 x 2.4 x 0.33 in)
Weight 144 g (5.08 oz) 126 g (4.44 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 - LT26i
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 - LT26a
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
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, v4.0.4 (Ice Cream Sandwich), upgradable to v4.1
Processor Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon [Similar] 1.3GHz, Intel Atom Z2460, Boost to 2GHz [Similar]
GPU Adreno 220 [Similar] PowerVR SGX 540 @400MHz [Similar]
RAM 1 GB [Browse Similar] 1 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 8 GB (5 GB user available)
External Memory No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Advanced, Edge-To-Edge Screen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches [Similar] 4.3 inches [Similar]
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) [Similar] 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 62.05% 68.41%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable
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, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 86 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 237 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, 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
Browser HTML5, Adobe Flash HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 1 GB RAM 8 GB (5 GB user available), 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No 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 Standard battery, Li-Ion
Capacity 1750 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 450 h (2G)
Up to 420 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 7 h 30 min (2G)
Up to 8 h 30 min (3G)
Up to 20 h