Motorola Moto X VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Motorola Moto X VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7.7
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
4.9
8
Performance & Hardware
5.4
7.3
Camera
7.3
9.3
Connectivity
8.2
8.4
Battery
4.7
8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Ghost, XT1052
D5803, D5833

Presentation

Unveiled
August 2013, 5 years ago
September 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
65.3 mm
129.4 mm
10.0 mm
64.9 mm
127.0 mm
8.6 mm
Weight
130 g
129 g
Usable surface
72 %
70 %
Materials
-
-
Resistance
-
IP65
IP68
Colors
Black

Green

Orange

White

Screen

Diagonal
4.7"
4.6"
Type
Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
720 x 1280 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
312 Pixels per inch
319 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes



Prototypes
Motorola Moto X
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Print 3D Model

Photos

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960DT
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU
Krait 300
Krait 400
Type
Dual-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.7 GHz
2.5 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 320
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
18.483
Overall performance better than 17% of devices
59.887
Overall performance better than 74% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Temperature
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
Color LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
10.5 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.410 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Omnivision OV1820
Sony IMX220 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
Yes
120.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
2 Mpx
2.2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA2000 EX-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B13 (700)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • BPP (Basic Printing Profile)
  • EDR (Enhanced Data Rate)
  • FTP (File Transfer Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OBEX (OBject EXchange)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • S-GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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0.687 W/Kg on head
0.897 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.390 W/Kg on head
0.500 W/Kg on body
0.979 W/Kg on head
1.120 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • VoLTE

Battery

Capacity
2200 mAh
2600 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

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