• Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Huawei Ascend P8

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2) vs Huawei Ascend P8

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola Huawei
Announced January 2014 September 2014 Expected Announcement - April 2015
Status Available - January 2014 Available - September 2014 Rumored - Q2 2015
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White Black, white
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
6 mm thickness
(0.24 in thickness)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE - LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 3, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core, HiSilicon Kirin 930
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 5.2 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.68% 73.00% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, autofocus 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash LED flash
Features 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 8 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE v4.0, A2DP, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2300 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h - -
Talk Time Up to 18 h - -