Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia XA
- Sony Xperia M5
- Motorola Moto G5 Plus

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia XASony Xperia M5Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Sony Xperia XASony Xperia M5Motorola Moto G5 Plus
Model aliasF3111
F3113
F3115
E5603
E5606
E5653
Moto G Plus (5th gen.)
XT1863
XT1684
XT1685
XT1686
XT1687

Design

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

Width66.8 mm
6.68 cm
0.219 ft
2.63 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
74 mm
7.4 cm
0.243 ft
2.913 in
Height143.6 mm
14.36 cm
0.471 ft
5.654 in
145 mm
14.5 cm
0.476 ft
5.709 in
150.2 mm
15.02 cm
0.493 ft
5.913 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
Weight137 g
0.3 lbs
4.85 oz
142 g
0.31 lbs
5.03 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume75.78 cm³
4.6 in³
79.34 cm³
4.82 in³
107.81 cm³
6.55 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Rose-gold
Gold
Black
White
Gold
Gray
Gold
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
Metal
Glass
Metal
Certification-IP65
IP68
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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 cards112

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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA--CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (F3113)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (E5606)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE 2100 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (F3115)
LTE 900 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE 1900 MHz (F3111; F3113)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (F3113)
LTE 800 MHz (B20) (F3111)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (F3113)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (E5653)
LTE 1900 MHz (E5606)
LTE 1800 MHz (E5603; E5653)
LTE 900 MHz (E5603; E5653)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (E5606)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (E5606)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (E5606)
LTE 800 MHz (E5603)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (E5606; E5653)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)

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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
EV-DO Rev. A

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 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo

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.

SoCMediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)MediaTek Helio X10 (MT6795)Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Process technology28 nm28 nm14 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8
Level 1 cache memory (L1)256 KB + 256 KB256 KB + 256 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2PowerVR G6200Qualcomm Adreno 506
GPU cores2--
GPU frequency700 MHz700 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB2 GB
3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB16 GB
32 GB
64 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
441 ppi
173 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area72.08 %66.23 %67.28 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H
Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H
Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Magnetometer
Fingerprint
--Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1035

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 modelSony IMX258 Exmor RSSony IMX230 Exmor RSSony IMX362 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
5.99 x 4.5 mm
0.29 in
-
Sensor format--1/2.55"
Pixel size1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor7.375.78-
ISO-100 - 3200-
Aperturef/2f/2.2f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
25.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
5312 x 3984 pixels
21.16 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Macro mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
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
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Autofocus
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)

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 modelSony IMX219PQ Exmor RSony Exmor RSOmniVision OV5693
Sensor typeCMOS BSI-CMOS BSI 2
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
-3.67 x 2.74 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
-1.417 µm
0.001417 mm
Crop factor9.42-9.44
Aperturef/2-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
32.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-2.44 mm
23.04 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view88 °--
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Autofocus
HDR
Autofocus-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Clear Audio+
S-Force 3D
--

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes
RDSRDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
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
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.14.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GATT
GOEP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SDAP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
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
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer 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
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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
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
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MP4
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.

Capacity2300 mAh2600 mAh3000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time11 h
660 min
0.5 days
11 h 54 min
11.9 h
714 min
0.5 days
-
2G stand-by time560 h
33600 min
23.3 days
671 h
40260 min
28 days
-
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
12 h 12 min
12.2 h
732 min
0.5 days
-
3G stand-by time603 h
36180 min
25.1 days
656 h
39360 min
27.3 days
-
4G stand-by time572 h
34320 min
23.8 days
607 h
36420 min
25.3 days
-
Charger output power--5 V / 3 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableFast charging
Quick Charger UCH12--

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)0.459 W/kg0.187 W/kg0.297 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.624 W/kg0.397 W/kg1 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.57 W/kg0.321 W/kg0.91 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.23 W/kg1.394 W/kg1.18 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresF3111 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3113 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.459 W/kg; body - 0.624 W/kg
F3113 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.570 W/kg; body - 1.230 W/kg
F3115 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.504 W/kg; body - 0.544 W/kg
E5603 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.207 W/kg; body - 0.355 W/kg
E5603 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.321 W/kg; body - 1.410 W/kg
E5606 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.141 W/kg; body - 0.406 W/kg
E5606 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.345 W/kg; body - 1.347 W/kg
E5653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.187 W/kg; body - 0.397 W/kg
E5653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.321 W/kg; body - 1.394 W/kg
Water repellent Nano-coating
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