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Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB) vs Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Droid Turbo 2 vs Sony Xperia Z2 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z2 XMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)16Points
Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)
5.4"
AMOLED

1440x2560

21
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3760
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)16 Advantages Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)vsXperia Z2 (4G LTE)5 Advantages Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core26%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB available)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (12GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1440x2560 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+544 PPI28%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+5.4"4%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(back) 21MP2%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.7MP
+Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraAdvantage
The Dual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
+(front) 5MP143%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 2.1MP
+Android 7.0 NougatAdvantage
Android 7.0 Nougat is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3760 mAh18%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3200 mAh
+4.1 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.1 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.0 + A2DP
+IP68 certified, MIL-STD-810G military certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWaterproof (IP?)
169 grams (5.92 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)4%
Lighter
9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)12%
Thinner
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
ModelDROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Other model namesVerizon Droid Turbo 2, Motorola BounceSony Xperia Z2 D6503 LTE, Sony D6503, Sony Sirius Viv
Country or region availableUSAMexico
USA, Mexico
feature not registered
BrandMotorolaSony
Release dateOctober, 2015March, 2014
Depth9.2 millimeters (0.36 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 149.8 millimeters (3.07 x 5.9 in)73.3 x 146.8 millimeters (2.89 x 5.78 in)
Weight169 grams (5.92 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust/water proof over 1.5 meters and 30min.
MIL-STD-810G military certified: salt, dust, humidity, rain, vibration, solar radiation, transport and thermal shock resistant.
Waterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Motorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AB (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
2.3Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 330 578Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR43GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)16GB (12GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~68.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)544 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassShatterShieldScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13)LTE Cat4 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,17,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Back camera (main camera)21 megapixels20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution5616x3744 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels2.1 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels1920x1080 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB MHL-2
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black
- Moto Maker
- Moto ShatterShield
- The screen don't crack or shatter
- TurboPower: 13 hours of battery life in 15min
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3 X-Reality
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Sony Clear Audio+
- HD Voice
- Miracast
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
- ANT+ support
- IP58 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1m and 30min
- Java framework
Power supplyMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3760 mAh3200 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2160 minutes | 36 hours | 1.5 days1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standby21600 minutes | 360 hours | 15 days44400 minutes | 740 hours | 30.8 days
Radiation rateMotorola DROID Turbo 2 (XT1585 32GB)Sony Xperia Z2 (4G LTE)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.38W/kg (head) | 1.13W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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