Comparison between:
- Motorola Moto G7 Play
- Motorola Moto G9 Plus
- Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Motorola Moto G7 PlayMotorola Moto G9 PlusSony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual
Motorola Moto G7 PlayMotorola Moto G9 PlusSony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual
Model alias--G3412
G3416
G3426

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width71.5 mm
7.15 cm
0.235 ft
2.815 in
78.1 mm
7.81 cm
0.256 ft
3.075 in
75 mm
7.5 cm
0.246 ft
2.953 in
Height147.31 mm
14.731 cm
0.483 ft
5.8 in
169.98 mm
16.998 cm
0.558 ft
6.692 in
155 mm
15.5 cm
0.509 ft
6.102 in
Thickness7.99 mm
0.799 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
9.69 mm
0.969 cm
0.032 ft
0.381 in
8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
Weight149 g
0.33 lbs
5.26 oz
223 g
0.49 lbs
7.88 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume84.16 cm³
5.11 in³
128.64 cm³
7.81 in³
101.14 cm³
6.14 in³
ColorsBlue
Gold
Blush Gold
Navy Blue
Black
Gold
Blue
Body materialsPlasticPlasticAluminium alloy
Polycarbonate

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards212
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
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Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
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W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
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UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
-UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD B30
LTE-FDD B71
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 7
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 9.0 PieAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
User interface (UI)-My UX-

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 632Qualcomm Snapdragon 730GMediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)
Process technology14 nm8 nm16 nm
CPU4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 250, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 2502x 2.2 GHz Kryo 470, 6x 1.8 GHz Kryo 4704x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency1800 MHz2200 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 506Qualcomm Adreno 618ARM Mali-T880 MP2
GPU cores--2
GPU frequency--900 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB128 GB32 GB
64 GB
-UFS 2.1eMMC

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
6.8 in
172.72 mm
17.27 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.45 in
62.25 mm
6.22 cm
2.85 in
72.38 mm
7.24 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height5.15 in
130.72 mm
13.07 cm
6.17 in
156.82 mm
15.68 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.1:12.167:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1512 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
379 ppi
148 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area77.5 %85.78 %71.97 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
1300:1 contrast ratio
550 cd/m²
Max Vision Display
HDR10
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model--Sony IMX300 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Sensor size--6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor--5.64
ISO--100 - 6400
Aperturef/2f/1.8f/2
Shutter speed--1 - 1/4000
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.54 mm-4.22 mm
23.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
9280 x 6920 pixels
64.22 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Laser autofocus (LAF)
RAW
Night Vision
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
-Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Fourth rear camera - (ultra-wide-angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#4)
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Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model--Sony IMX219PQ Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor size--3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1 µm
0.001000 mm
1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
Crop factor--9.42
ISO--100 - 6400
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.67 mm-2.46 mm
23.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Auxiliary lightLED--
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4640 x 3456 pixels
16.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesFace unlockFace unlock
HDR
Self-timer
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Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Smart PA
Dual microphone noise cancellation
Clear Audio+

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
LTEPP
SUPL
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.25.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
NFC - market dependent--

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh3430 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 1 A5 V / 6 A-
Quick charge technology-TurboPower 30MediaTek Pump Express Plus 2.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.836 W/kg-0.65 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.854 W/kg-1.13 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.74 W/kg-1.18 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.4 W/kg-0.68 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresP2i nano-coatingWater repellent designG3412 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.130 W/kg
G3416 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.180 W/kg
G3416 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.180 W/kg; body - 0.680 W/kg
G3426 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.270 W/kg
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