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Sony Xperia 1 (J8170) vs Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia 1 vs Motorola Moto G7 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsMotorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)Compare Sony Xperia 1 X
Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
6.2"
IPS

1080x2270

12
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

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Xperia 1 (J8170)23 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)vsMoto G7 (XT1962-5)7 Advantages Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs4GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB user free)118%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (51GB user free)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front/back
+1644x3840 pixels158%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2270 pixels
+643 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+6.5"5%
Larger screen
vs6.2"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP112%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 5MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3330 mAh11%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+USB Type-C SlimPort®Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
vsNot supported
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)2%
Thinner
OLEDvs+LTPS IPS LCDAdvantage
This device has a LTPS IPS LCD screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

25 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160)
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
ModelXperia 1 (J8170)Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony KumanoLenovo Moto G7 NFC Dual-sim XT1962, Motorola River
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Europe(Global, International)
Europe, (Global, International)
BrandSonyMotorola
Release dateMay, 2019February, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)75.3 x 157 millimeters (2.96 x 6.18 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 506
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB user free)
UFS 2.1
64GB (51GB user free)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Display typeOLEDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels1080x2270 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat7 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
5MP depth sensor (f/2.2)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Ceramic Black, Clear White
- 19:9 screen ratio (Max Vision)
- Dolby audio
- Turbo Power charging: 8h in 15min
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3330 mAh3000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W15W
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola Moto G7 (XT1962-5)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered