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Sony Xperia E4 Dual vs Motorola Moto G (2014): Specifications, features compared

Sony today launched Xperia E4 Dual in India priced at Rs 12,490. The mid-range smartphone lock horns with Motorola’s Moto G (2014), as it falls in the similar price bracket. Let’s check out how t

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Sony today launched Xperia E4 Dual in India priced at Rs 12,490. The mid-range smartphone lock horns with Motorola’s Moto G (2014), as it falls in the similar price bracket. Let’s check out how the new Xperia E4 stacks against the Moto G (2014).Price

Sony Xperia E4 and the Moto G (2014) both are priced almost identical at Rs 12,490 and Rs 12,499 respectively. While the Sony Xperia E4 will be available across multiple retail channels, the Moto G (2014) is only up for grabs via Flipkart.

Size

Both the smartphones are relatively chunky — the Moto G has a thickness of 11mm, whereas the Xperia E4 doesn’t help either at 10.5mm. The former is also heavier at 149 grams, whereas the Xperia E4 weighs 144 grams.

Display

While both the smartphones flaunt a 5-inch display, there is a big difference in the resolutions. Where the display on the Moto G has a resolution of 1280×720 pixels at a density of 294ppi, the Xperia E4’s display comes with a qHD resolution (960×540 pixels) at a density of 220ppi.

Processor and RAM

Sony Xperia E4 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6582 processor at 1.3GHz tagged alongside a 1GB of RAM. Moto G, on the other hand, is powered by a quad-core Snapdragon 400 chipset clocked at 1.2GHz and comes paired with a 1GB RAM. Xperia E4 incorporates a Mali-400MP2 whereas the Moto G 2014 comes with the Adreno 305.

Storage

On the storage front the Xperia E4 comes with 8GB of onboard memory can be further expanded up to 32GB courtesy of a microSD card. Moto G, on the other hand, comes with 16GB internal storage along with a microSD card slot.

Photography

On paper, the Moto G leads with a combination of 8-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel selfie camera. The Xperia E4 features a 5-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. Both the devices come with HDR mode, face detection and panorama mode.

Battery

Sony Xperia E4 is backed up by a 2,300mAh battery, which the company claims is good enough to survive two days. Moto G, on the other hand, employs a smaller 2,070mAh battery pack.

Software

The Moto G runs on almost stock Android Lollipop just like most other Motorola smartphones. Sony Xperia E4 again lags in this department since it runs on Android KitKat 4.4, and there is no clarity on the Android Lollipop update.

Features Sony Xperia E4 Dual Motorola Moto G (2014)
Dimensions 137 x 74.6 x 10.5 mm 141.5 x 70.7 x 11 mm
Weight 144gms 149gms
Display 5-inch display at 540 x 960 pixels (220ppi) 5-inch display at 720p (294ppi)
Processor Quad-core 1.2GHz MediaTek MT6582 Quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400
RAM 1GB 1GB
Storage 8GB, expandable up to 32GB 8GB/16GB, expandable up to 32GB
Cameras 5-megapixel/2-megapixel 8-megapixel/2-megapixel
Battery 2300mAh 2070mAh
OS Android KitKat 4.4.4 Android Lollipop

 

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  • Published Date: March 17, 2015 11:02 PM IST