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Sony Xperia 1 (J8170) vs Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)

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

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Compare Motorola One Macro X28Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Sony Xperia 1 X06Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

13
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


28 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Xperia 1 (J8170)vsOne Macro (XT2016-1)
 29%29%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 50%50%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4X
 113%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (111GB user available)vs64GB (52GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
 4%4%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs186 grams (6.51 ounces)
 10%10%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 137%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs271 PPI
 5%5%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6.2"
 115%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs(triple camera) 13MP + 2MP + 2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 19%19%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.6" inchesvs1/3.1" inches
 25%25%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 10 is newer and safer
Android 10vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
 10 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Gorilla Glass 6vsNot supported
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)

06 Advantages Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
One Macro (XT2016-1)vsXperia 1 (J8170)
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsOLED
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face unlockvsNot supported
 20%20%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3330 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

23 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) 8MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Fingerprint (side-mounted) / Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Li-Ion (Non removable) / LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
ModelXperia 1 (J8170)One Macro (XT2016-1)
Also known asSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony KumanoLenovo One Macro XT2016, Motorola Lima
Country or region availableUSAEuropeIndiaVarious (International)
BrandSonyMotorola
Release dateMay, 2019October, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)75.41 x 157.6 millimeters (2.97 x 6.2 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)186 grams (6.51 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassPlastic body, front glass
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6771 Helio P70M (12nm)
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:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640ARM Mali-G72 MP3 900Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (52GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Display typeOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.5" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels720x1520 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI271 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 19, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
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)
(triple camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macro (f/2.2 1/5" 1.75µm)
2MP depth sensor (f/2.2 1/5" 1.75µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
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 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
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
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
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: Space Blue, Ultraviolet
- Silicone case included
- Max Vision (19:9) display
- WiFi hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity3330 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18W10W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)Motorola One Macro (XT2016-1)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered