Motorola DROID MAXX vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

294 ppi
483 ppi

Technology

AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.52 %
73.56 %

Colors

 
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
700 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

10 megapixels
19 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

 
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.41 x 2.80 x 0.33 inches (137.5 x 71.2 x 8.5 mm)
5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)

Weight

5.89 oz (167 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Kevlar
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
Notification light

Keys

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

 
Black, Silver, Pink, Green

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, WAV, RA, AMR, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, WMV, RealVideo
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Motorola X8
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Dual-core, 1700 MHz, Krait, 32-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 320
Adreno 630

RAM

2 GB
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
48 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (4.4.4, 4.4, 4.2.2)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0, EDR
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Basic Printing (BPP), Dial-up networking (DUN), File Transfer (FTP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

USB 2.0
USB 3.1

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG

Charging connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, S-GPS, Glonass, E911
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible

M4, T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 4, 13
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

800, 1900 MHz
 

Data

LTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS, EV-DO Rev.A
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
2870 mAh

Type

User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Talk time

 
10.80 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
20.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)

Music playback

 
73.00 hours

Video playback

 
15.30 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Jul 25, 2018

 
FCC ID value: PY7-24118Q link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.54 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body

0.32 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul

Availability

Officially announced

Jul 23, 2013
Feb 26, 2018
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