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Sony Xperia 1 III vs Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 III vs Motorola Moto X Style phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 III
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
02PointsMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)Compare Sony Xperia 1 III X
Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
5.7"
IPS

1440x2560

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 III

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!

Xperia 1 III33 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 IIIvsMoto X Style (XT1572 16GB)2 Advantages Motorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core72%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+12GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB available)22 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (10GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)35%
Thinner
vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels71%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2560 pixels
+643 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs515 PPI
+6.5"14%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP76%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.7MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+1/1.7" inches41%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.4" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh50%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+30W100%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+179 grams (6.27 ounces)4%
Lighter
LED flashvs+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

20 Common items in both devices
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
BSI sensor
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
ModelXperia 1 IIIMoto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 III (XQBC52V.UKCX, XQBC62/V, SO-51B, SOG03)Moto X Style XT1572, Motorola Clark
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyMotorola
Release dateJune, 2021September, 2015
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)76.2 x 153.9 millimeters (3 x 6.06 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)179 grams (6.27 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 MSM8992 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzQualcomm Adreno 418
RAM memory12GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (10GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI515 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 3
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps300/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,20,25,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500 (Bands 40,41)
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)

Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)

Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+Not supported
CallingSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED on main camera and LED on front camera
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.1µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Other features- Colors: Frosted Black, Gray, Purple
- 60Hz display in 4K resolution
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gray
- Fast battery charging: 34% in 15min
- Slow motion video
- Motorola Moto Maker
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 IIIMotorola Moto X Style (XT1572 16GB)
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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