Comparison between:
- Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE
- Motorola Moto C XT1750

Brand and model

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

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTEMotorola Moto C XT1750
Motorola Photon Q 4G LTEMotorola Moto C XT1750
Model aliasPhoton Q
XT897
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Design

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

Width66 mm
6.6 cm
0.217 ft
2.598 in
73.6 mm
7.36 cm
0.241 ft
2.898 in
Height126.5 mm
12.65 cm
0.415 ft
4.98 in
145.5 mm
14.55 cm
0.477 ft
5.728 in
Thickness13.7 mm
1.37 cm
0.045 ft
0.539 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
Weight170 g
0.38 lbs
6 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
Volume114.38 cm³
6.95 in³
96.38 cm³
5.85 in³
ColorsBlackBlack
Gold
Red
Body materials-Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card type-Micro-SIM
Number of SIM cards12
FeaturesNon-removable (The SIM card cannot be removed from the device)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)

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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
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CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 1900 MHz-

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
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

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 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 7.0 Nougat

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 S4 Plus MSM8960MediaTek MT6580M
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUKraitARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
512 KB
0.5 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1500 MHz1300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 225ARM Mali-400 MP2
GPU cores-2
GPU frequency-416 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency500 MHz533 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB8 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
2.45 in
62.23 mm
6.22 cm
Height3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
4.36 in
110.71 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.779:1
Resolution540 x 960 pixels480 x 854 pixels
Pixel density256 ppi
100 ppcm
196 ppi
77 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.25 %64.54 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass-

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Accelerometer

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 type-CMOS
Pixel size-1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Field of view-74 °
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Geotagging
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

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.

Pixel size-1 µm
0.001000 mm
Field of view-63 °
Auxiliary light-LED
Image resolution-1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
1.3 MPContinuous shooting
HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
S-GPS
GPS
A-GPS

Wi-Fi

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

Wi-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
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.

Version4.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro HDMI (Type D)-

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
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
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
3GPP2
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
3GPP
AVI
MP4
WebM
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1785 mAh2350 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
3G talk time7 h 30 min
7.5 h
450 min
0.3 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
220 h
13200 min
9.2 days
Charger output power-5 V / 1 A
FeaturesNon-removableRemovable

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 (USA)0.89 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.77 W/kg-

Additional features

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

Additional featuresQWERTY slide-out keyboard
Splash resistant
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