The newest smartphones that come to the market have amazing features, but are not accessible to anyone because of their high prices. However, if you’re not that interested in getting a freshly releases smartphone, the alternative is to buy one of the phones that saw the sun light in 2013 and which have some decent specs as well. Here are two phones that might draw your attention: the Moto G and the Xperia C.
Displays and Sizes
Do you really care about the size of the display? If you’re looking for a phone with a 5inches screen, then choose the Xperia C, which is equipped with a TFT display that supports a resolution of 540x960pixels and 220ppi. The Moto G offers a more generous screen resolution – 1280x720pixels and 329ppi on its 4.5inches IPS LCD display.
So, the Xperia model is taller, measuring 141.5×74.2×8.9mm and it weights 153grams. The Moto G is 10grams lighter and its dimensions are 129.9×65.9×11.6mm.
Hardware and OS
Both of the phones host 1GB of RAM and have 1.2GHz quad core processors, but the Motorola handset comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 chipset, whereas the Xperia model is using the Mediatek MT6589 chipset.
The Xperia C supports an internal memory of 4GB which is expandable up to 32GB. The Moto G is available in two variants of internal storage, but you don’t have the possibility to expand their capacity.
The Moto G is running on the Android platform, more exactly on the 4.3(Jelly Bean) version, which is upgradable to the 4.4.4(KitKat) version. As for the Xperia C, this phone is also an Android, but it runs on an older version – 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean).
The Xperia C takes more accurate pictures with its 8MP rear camera with HDR, autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on this device is VGA, while the Moto G has a 1.3MP front camera and a 5MP primary shooter, which records videos 720p@30fps.
The Moto G is equipped with a non-removable Li-Ion 2070mAh battery which supports up to 24hours of talk time. The Xperia C’s battery is also non-removable, but it has a higher capacity – 2390mAh. Even so, it doesn’t count that much, since it allows only 12hours of talk time.
Both of the smartphones support WiFi but they lack LTE support. Though, the Xperia handset offers a speed of up to 42.2Mbps, which is double than the speed offered by the Moto G.
The Xperia C costs around 260 dollars, while the Moto G 16GB variant is prices at 197 dollars on amazon.com
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