The Sony Xperia X is a midrange smartphone that belongs to the new Xperia X lineup from the Japanese tech company. The feature-rich Moto G4 Plus is one of the most desired midrange smartphones of this year. Here is a comparison between the two smartphones on the basis of their specifications, features, price and release date.
Design and Display
The Sony Xperia X sports a metallic chassis along with rounded edges. It features dual speakers at the front for stereo output. It features a fingerprint scanner on one of its sides. It measures 142.7 x 69.4 x 7.9 mm and it weighs 153 grams. It comes in color choices like black, white, rose gold, and lime gold.
The Moto G4 Plus features a rounded metallic frame along its edges with a rubberized back panel. Even though it comes in two color choices of black and white, its design can be customized by using the MotoMaker tool. It measures 153 x 76.6 x 9.8 mm and its weight is 155 grams.
Chipset, RAM and Storage
The Snapdragon 650 chipset that includes an hexa-core processor that clocks at 1.8 GHz and Adreno 510 graphics powers the Sony Xperia X. The SoC is supported by 3 GB of RAM. It comes in storage choices of 32 GB and 64 GB. The device also carries support external storage.
The Moto G4 Plus is fueled by Snapdragon 617 chipset that includes a 1.5 GHz octa-core processor and Adreno 405 graphics. Its 16 GB, 32 GB and 64 GB storage variants respectively carry 2 GB, 3 GB and 4 GB of RAM.
Camera and Software
There is a 23-megapixel rear camera on Xperia X and it come with features like phase detection autofocus and LED flash. On the front, it houses a selfie camera of 13-megapixel. A light Xperia skin is present over the Android Marshmallow OS.
The 16-megapixel rear camera of Moto G4 Plus is enabled with features such as phase detection and laser autofocus along with dual-LED flash. Its front-facing shooter is of 5-megapixel. It offers a stock edition of Android Marshmallow OS.
Battery and Price
The Sony Xperia X is packed with a 2,620 mAh battery and the Moto G4 Plus is blessed with a larger battery of 3,000 mAh capacity. Both the batteries carry support for fast charging.
The unlocked 32 GB Xperia X is available with price tag of $526. The unlocked Moto G4 Plus with 16 and 64 GB storage options are respectively priced at $249 and $299. Currently, the Moto G4 Plus is available on preorders in the U.S. and it will start shipping from July 12.