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Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA) vs Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZs vs Motorola Edge 20 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Motorola Edge 20 XSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)07Points
Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsMotorola Edge 20 (256GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZs X
Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
6.7"
OLED

1080x2400

108
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)

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 XZs (G8231 USA)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)vsEdge 20 (256GB)25 Advantages Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+161 grams (5.64 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs163 grams (5.71 ounces)
+424 PPI8%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs393 PPI
+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
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsIP52 certified
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.4Ghz 64bit Octa-Core56%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (20GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)11 times
More internal storage for applications and files
8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)16%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.7"29%
Larger screen
(back) 19.2MPvs+(triple camera) 108MP + 8MP + 16MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/1.52" inches51%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 32MP150%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 7.1 Nougatvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2900 mAhvs+4000 mAh38%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

21 Common items in both devices
LED flash
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
ModelXperia XZs (G8231 USA)Edge 20 (256GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZs G8231 32GB Single-Sim, Sony Keyaki SSLenovo Edge 20 XT2143-1 (256GB+8GB RAM), MC3A2
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyMotorola
Release dateApril, 2017July, 2021
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)76 x 163 millimeters (2.99 x 6.42 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)IP52 certified: protection against dust and splashing
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SM7325 (6nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.4Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 670
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 670
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 642L
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (20GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 2.2
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Display typeTFT LCDOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI393 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registered144Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 41, 66, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat18 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
CallingSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels(triple camera)
108 megapixels
8MP telephotof/2.479mm1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.213mm119º1.0µm
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels12000x9000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/1.52" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.7µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels32 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.3 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixel0.7µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, OGG, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6/6E (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz, 6Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
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
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Warm Silver, Ice Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metal body
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 720p@960fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Frosted Grey, White, Emerald
- Protective case included
- My UX
- ThinkShield
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging30W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1070 minutes | 17.8 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZs (G8231 USA)Motorola Edge 20 (256GB)
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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