Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia SP
- Motorola Moto G8 Power

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia SPMotorola Moto G8 Power
Sony Xperia SPMotorola Moto G8 Power
Model aliasC5302
C5303
C5306
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Design

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

Width67.1 mm
6.71 cm
0.22 ft
2.642 in
75.84 mm
7.584 cm
0.249 ft
2.986 in
Height130.6 mm
13.06 cm
0.428 ft
5.142 in
155.95 mm
15.595 cm
0.512 ft
6.14 in
Thickness10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
9.63 mm
0.963 cm
0.032 ft
0.379 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
197 g
0.43 lbs
6.95 oz
Volume87.63 cm³
5.32 in³
113.9 cm³
6.92 in³
Colors-Smoke Black
Capri Blue
Body materials-Aluminium alloy

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards12
Features-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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA-W-CDMA 850 MHz (B5)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B8)
W-CDMA 900 MHz (B19)
W-CDMA 1700 MHz (B4)
W-CDMA 1900 MHz (B2)
W-CDMA 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
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LTELTE 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-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
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 1700 MHz (B66)
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)

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 Class 32
GPRS Class 32
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
EV-DO Rev. A
LTE Cat 13 DL/Cat 5 UL

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 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 10

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 Pro MSM8960TQualcomm Snapdragon 665
Process technology28 nm11 nm
CPUKrait4x 2.0 GHz Kryo 260, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 260
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
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CPU cores28
CPU frequency1700 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 610
GPU cores4-
GPU frequency400 MHz-
RAM capacity1 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency500 MHz1333 MHz

Storage

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

Storage8 GB64 GB

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
Width2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.72 in
69.09 mm
6.91 cm
Height4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
5.79 in
147.15 mm
14.71 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.13:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 2300 pixels
Pixel density319 ppi
125 ppcm
397 ppi
156 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.78 %86.24 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
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Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint

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 typeCMOS BSI-
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Aperturef/2.4f/1.7
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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
-1080p @ 60 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 µm (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Angle of view - 118° (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#4)
Pixel size - 1.12 µm (#4)
2x optical zoom (#4)

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 type-CMOS BSI
Pixel size-1 µm
0.001000 mm
Aperture-f/2
Image resolution-4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps
Features-Face unlock
HDR
0.3 MP-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Dolby Audio
Smart PA
Active noise cancellation with dual microphones

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version4.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HSP
MAP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

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

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

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
VoLTE

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
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
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
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
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
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.

Capacity2370 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time10 h 25 min
10.4 h
625.2 min
0.4 days
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2G stand-by time635 h
38100 min
26.5 days
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3G talk time19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
-
3G stand-by time734 h
44040 min
30.6 days
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Charger output power-5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-TurboPower
FeaturesNon-removableFast 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)-0.91 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.79 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-Water repellent design
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