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Motorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB) vs Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)

Side by side comparison between Motorola Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia 1 II phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 II XMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)01Point
Motorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)
5.96"
AMOLED

1440x2560

13
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3220
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
29PointsSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Compare Motorola Nexus 6 X
Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)

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!

Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)1 Advantage Motorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)vsXperia 1 II (SO-51A)29 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED flash
2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core44%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR3vs+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (57GB available)vs+128GB (110GB available)93%
More internal storage for applications and files
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
184 grams (6.44 ounces)vs+181 grams (6.34 ounces)2%
Lighter
10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)28%
Thinner
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1440x2560 pixelsvs+1644x3840 pixels71%
Higher resolution screen
493 PPIvs+643 PPI30%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.96"vs+6.5"9%
Larger screen
(back) 13MPvs+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP184%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
1/3" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches76%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G LTEvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3220 mAhvs+4000 mAh24%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)vs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
AMOLED / OLED
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
ModelNexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Other model namesGoogle Nexus 6 XT1100, Motorola Nexus X, Motorola ShamuソニーXperia 1 Mark II SO-51A (128GB+8GB RAM) NTT DoCoMo
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Japan
Japan
BrandMotorolaSony
Release dateNovember, 2014February, 2020
Depth10.1 millimeters (0.4 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)83 x 159.3 millimeters (3.27 x 6.27 in)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)
Weight184 grams (6.44 ounces)181 grams (6.34 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30min
System (OS)Motorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Operating systemAndroid 5.0 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 11
HardwareMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)
CPU processor2.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420Qualcomm Adreno 650 587Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR38GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (57GB available)128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size5.96" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~74.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1644x3840 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)493 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 41)
LTE Cat19/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
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, Voice commands
CameraMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashDual-LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/6" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Midnight Blue, Cloud White
- 13MP IMX 214 image sensor camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Purple, Mirror Lake Green
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplyMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3220 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy1440 minutes | 24 hours | 1 dayfeature not registered
Standby19800 minutes | 330 hours | 13.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateMotorola Nexus 6 (XT1100 64GB)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
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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