Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia ZR vs Motorola Moto X vs HTC Desire 816

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Motorola HTC
Announced May 2013 August 2013 February 2014
Status Available - June 2013 Available - August 2013 Available - March 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White Red, Grey, Green, Cyan, White, Black
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
(5.17 x 2.65 x 0.41 in)
129.3 x 65.3 x 10.4 mm
(5.09 x 2.57 x 0.41 in)
156.6 x 78.7 x 8 mm
(6.17 x 3.1 x 0.31 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 165 g (5.82 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G Network - LTE LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600 - EMEA
LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - Asia
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features Dust and Water Proof (IP55/IP58 certified)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), Upgradable to Android KitKat Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Dual-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960Pro Snapdragon Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8928 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1.5 GB
Internal Memory 8 GB 16/32 GB 8 GB ROM
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass Capacitive Touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.55 inches 4.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.49% 72.34% 67.67%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 10 MP, 3872 x 2592 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 720p
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p [Similar] Yes, 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, HSUPA 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 HSDPA, HSUPA; LTE
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, 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, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB ROM, 1.5 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 64 GB

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 Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2200 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 520 h Up to 576 h -
Talk Time Up to 13 h Up to 13 h -