• Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Motorola Moto X (Gen 2)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Motorola
Announced January 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - January 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Green, Orange Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
140.8 x 72.4 x 9.97 mm
(5.54 x 2.85 x 0.39 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - All Versions
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for AT&T
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - for Europe
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - for T-Mobile
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, 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
IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974-AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.6 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.68% 70.72% 73.00%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, autofocus 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED Flash
Features 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
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-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2600 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 18 h Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
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