Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX Vs Sony Xperia S: specs, review and comparison

Sony and Motorola are running successfully on market. They are great revealers for each other. The Sony with its Xperia S is has an impressive debut for the new Sony phone brand. It’s stylish, well built, packs in loads of great features and is easy to use. On other hand we have Motorola with its DROID RAZR MAXX is also one of the thinnest phones available. A fantastic display and dual-core processor make the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX one of the top Android handsets.  Let’s compare these phones one on one and see which one is better in today’s market.


Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX Vs Sony Xperia S:

Features:Motorola DROID RAZR MAXXSony Xperia S
Processor:1.2 GHz Cortex-A9 Dual-core TI OMAP 4430 processor1.5 GHz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon processor,
GPU:PowerVR SGX540Adreno 220
RAM and Memory:1GB of RAM, 8GB of inbuilt storage, micro SD card slot (up to 32 GB)1 GB RAM, 32 GB of inbuilt storage, No memory card slot
OS:Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread), planned upgrade to v4.0
Display: 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density), 540 x 960 pixels, Super AMOLED Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, Multi Touch input support, Gorilla Glass protection4.3 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, LED-backlit LCD, capacitive touchscreen, Multi Touch input support Yes, up to 10 fingers, Scratch-resistant glass, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, Timescape UI
Primary Camera:8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Touch-focus, geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization, 1080p@30fps video recording,12 MP, 4000×3000 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama, image stabilization
Secondary Camera:1.3 MP, 720p1.3 MP,
Data Connectivity:,GPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, stereo Bluetooth 4.0 LE+EDR, standard micro USB, GPS receiver with A-GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, stereo FM radio with RDS, TV outGPRS, EDGE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, micro USB v2.0
3G:CDMA2000 1xEV-DO4G- LTE 700 MHz Class 13HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps
Battery:Standard Li-ion 3300 mAhStandard Li-Ion 1750 mAh
Weight:145 g144 g
Dimension:130.7 x 68.9 x 9 mm128 x 64 x 10.6 mm
Price:400 Euro/ Rs. 26000/ $490470 Euro/ Rs. 30550/ $587.5


Form Factor:

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is 130.7 x 68.9 x 9 mm thick, with a weight of 145 g.  Sony Xperia S almost same comes with a size of 128 x 64 x 10.6 mm, and come up littel lighter than the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is the weight of 144 g. Sony Xperia S is a striking device is a lot to the next curvature or softening in the corners. In contrast to this back panel really smooth, which does not provide some interesting contrasts?

Another important visual tweak is that the display takes precedence over the body work; Motorola comes with Gorilla Glass protection which is different where as Sony comes with its own Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine, and also scratch protection glass to.


Motorola is providing 8GB of internal memory with 1GB of RAM and micro SD slot up to 32GB with additional storage cards.

Latest handset from Sony has huge internal memory of 32GB but no card slot and 1GB RAM. Unfortunately, Sony has decided to release the regular card slot on a particular model, which is a little embarrassing. Motorola Razr holds the trump card for the round with micro SD capability.


The Smartphone’s run on Android OS, v2.3.6 (Gingerbread) operating systems, upgradable to v4.0. The Motorola runs Dual-core 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 processor which is supported with PowerVR SGX540 GPU and TI OMAP 4430 chipset. The Sony Xperia S offers 1.5 GHz Dual-core Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon processor, along with Adreno 220 GPU.  A Big speed difference comes in this two processors fight with each other for.

Battery Life:

The Razr uses Lithium Ion 3300 mAh battery type, while the Xperia S offers a Li-Po 1750 mAh battery.

Both phones are brilliant and have a lot to grab the market’s attention, but the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX seems to be much better than the Xperia S because of its market price which is little less as compare to sony.

Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX will price around $490 where as Sony Xperia S will priced around $587.5.



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