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Motorola One Power (XT1942-2) vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)

Side by side comparison between Motorola One Power vs Sony Ericsson Xperia Play phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Ericsson Xperia Play XMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)30Points
Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2246

16
MP

12mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)Compare Motorola One Power X
Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
4"
LED

480x854

5
MP

0.3mp

512MB
RAM

32bit Single

1500
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)

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!

One Power (XT1942-2)30 Advantages Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)vsXperia Play (4G)3 Advantages Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
+1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+4GB LPDDR47 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+64GB (52GB available)132 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs1GB (400MB available)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)78%
Thinner
vs16 millimeters (0.63 inches)
+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
LTPS IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit LCD
+1080x2246 pixels5 times
Higher resolution screen
vs480x854 pixels
+402 PPI64%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs245 PPI
+6.2"55%
Larger screen
vs4"
+(dual camera) 16MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 12MP38 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1500 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
+Gorilla Glass 3Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
205 grams (7.18 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)15%
Lighter
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

16 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+9 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 One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
ModelOne Power (XT1942-2)Xperia Play (4G)
Other model namesLenovo Moto One Power (Android One), Motorola P30 NoteAT&T Sony Ericsson Xperia Play R800at, SE Zeus
Country or region availableIndia
India
USA
USA
BrandMotorolaSony Ericsson
Release dateSeptember, 2018September, 2011
Depth8.98 millimeters (0.35 inches)16 millimeters (0.63 inches)
Size (width x height)76 x 156 millimeters (2.99 x 6.14 in)62 x 119 millimeters (2.44 x 4.69 in)
Weight205 grams (7.18 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front, aluminum backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Motorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
HardwareMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636 (14nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
1Ghz Single-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 509Qualcomm Adreno 205
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage64GB (52GB available)1GB (400MB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Display typeLTPS IPS LCDTFT LED-Backlit LCD
Screen size6.2" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2246 pixels480x854 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)402 PPI245 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 850/900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1,3,5,8)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,40,41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-ACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP depthf/2.21.0um
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front cameraLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Front camera (secondary)12 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution4000x3000 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size1.25µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
ConnectivityMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black
- Android One
- 2.5D curved glass
- Max Vision HD+ 19:9
- Moto Actions, Moto Display
- Dolby audio
- TurboPower: 6h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Stealth Blue
- 8GB microSD included
- PSP like gaming buttons (Playstation)
- USB On-the-go support
- Video stabiliser
- PlayNow
- Open ES 1.1
- SE Timescape
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplyMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
BST-41
Battery capacity5000 mAh1500 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy3720 minutes | 62 hours | 2.6 days385 minutes | 6.4 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered24780 minutes | 413 hours | 17.2 days
Radiation rateMotorola One Power (XT1942-2)Sony Ericsson Xperia Play (4G)
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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