Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ZL vs Motorola Moto X vs LG Nexus 5

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola LG
Announced January 2013 August 2013 October 2013
Status Available - March 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - November 2013
Colors Black, White Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.6 x 69.3 x 9.8 mm
(5.18 x 2.73 x 0.39 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
137.84 x 69.17 x 8.59 mm
(5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in)
Weight 151 g (5.33 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6502, C6503, C6506 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900 - CDMA version
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6502, C6506
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6503
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 900 - CDMA version
4G Network LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6506
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6503
LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - CDMA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB 16/32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.7 inches 4.95 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (445 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 75.43% 72.34% 70.86%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 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 Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, Optical Image Stabilization
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 70.4 kbps Yes Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
Edge Up to 236.8 kbps Yes Class 12
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL 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 DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB (SlimPort) v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No No

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 Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2370 mAh 2200 mAh 2300 mAh
Stand by Up to 500 h Up to 576 h Up to 300 h
Talk Time Up to 10 h Up to 13 h Up to 17 h