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Motorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB) vs Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Moto X Pure edition vs Sony Xperia XA1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA1 XMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)09Points
Motorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)

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!

Moto X Pure edition (16GB)9 Advantages Motorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)vsXperia XA1 (G3123)11 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
+1440x2560 pixels3 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+515 PPI75%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+5.7"14%
Larger screen
vs5"
+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
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3000 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Corevs+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (24GB available)140%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
179 grams (6.27 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)25%
Lighter
11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)39%
Thinner
(back) 20.7MPvs+(back) 23MP11%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.4" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches4%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.1 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

30 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera
+23 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
ModelMoto X Pure edition (16GB)Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Other model namesMotorola Moto X Pure XT1570, Motorola ClarkSony Xperia XA1 Single-Sim G3123, Sony Hinoki SS
Country or region availableUSA
USA
CanadaUSA
Canada, USA
BrandMotorolaSony
Release dateSeptember, 2015April, 2017
Depth11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)
Weight179 grams (6.27 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashingWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Motorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Operating systemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)
CPU processorHexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 418ARM Mali-T880 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)32GB (24GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)515 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 700/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,25,26)
TD-LTE 2500/2600 (Bands 38,41)
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12,13,17,28,29,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
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 Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.4" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.1µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
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
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-219 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered36180 minutes | 603 hours | 25.1 days
Radiation rateMotorola Moto X Pure edition (16GB)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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