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Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62) vs Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 III vs Motorola Edge S Pro phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Edge S Pro XSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)13Points
Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsMotorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)Compare Sony Xperia 5 III X
Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4520
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)

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 5 III (XQ-BQ62)13 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)vsEdge S Pro (256GB/8GB)12 Advantages Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core5%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs3.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+168 grams (5.88 ounces)13%
Lighter
vs190 grams (6.65 ounces)
+1080x2520 pixels5%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+449 PPI14%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+f/1.7 (aperture)12%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.9 (aperture)
+Android 12Advantage
Android 12 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 11
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Stereo soundAdvantage
Better sound quality for listening to music or clearer hands-free calls
vsMono sound (not stereo)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
+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
vs5.1 + A2DP/LE
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
8GB LPDDR4Xvs+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
128GB (109GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)111%
More internal storage for applications and files
UFS 3.0vs+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)2%
Thinner
120Hzvs+144Hz20%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
6.1"vs+6.7"10%
Larger screen
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 16MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
1/1.7" inchesvs+1/1.52" inches12%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 32MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4500 mAhvs+4520 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
30Wvs+33W10%
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.

34 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED
HDR10+
1 billion
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+27 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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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
ModelXperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Other model namesXperia 5 III XQBQ62/B/G/V (128GB+8GB RAM)Lenovo Edge S Pro XT2153-1-DS, PANY0000CN (256GB+8GB RAM)
Country or region availableUSA
USA
ChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
BrandSonyMotorola
Release date6/1/2021, Announced: 4/14/20218/16/2021, Announced: 7/29/2021
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 157 millimeters (2.68 x 6.18 in)76 x 163 millimeters (2.99 x 6.42 in)
Weight168 grams (5.88 ounces)190 grams (6.65 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
System versionAndroid 11Android 11
Firmware updateAndroid 12feature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredMy UI 2.0

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 (SM8250-AC) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
3.2GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (670MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 708521 (v9)
Geekbench: 3550 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 53fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
feature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR5
Internal storage128GB (109GB available)
UFS 3.0
256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported

📲 Display

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Display typeOLEDOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI393 PPI
Colors1 billion1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Refresh rate120Hz144Hz
Display featuresHDR10+HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 28, 41, 78)
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, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (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)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.6"PDAF
(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP periscope telephotof/3.4126mm1.0µm5x-optical-zoomPDAFOIS
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm119°1.0µm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/1.52" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel0.7µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extras4K@24/30/60/120fps
1080p@30/60/120fps
Zeiss optics
feature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.7µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
Mono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C SlimPort®
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh4520 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
33W (11V/3A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Green, Pink
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- Colors: Midnight Blue, Iridescent White, Blue Vegan Leather
- Protective case included

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Motorola Edge S Pro (256GB/8GB)
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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