Motorola's Razr Maxx is a power-packed smartphone which comes with a powerful battery. According to earlier reports in IBTimes UK, the online store Clove has confirmed that it would ship the device starting 18 May priced at £359. It is preloaded with the MotoCast app which provides ability to stream and download content from any place and anytime directly to your smartphone.

Sony unveiled Xperia S at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES), held at Las Vegas in the United States. It is the first Sony-branded smartphone following the acquisition of Ericson's stake in the company. It is the next-generation PlayStation certified smartphone. It flaunts Reality Display with Mobile Bravia engine. By connecting the smartphone to your TV's High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) port, you can view HD content on a large screen.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Is the Sony with Monster Camera The Champion?
Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Is the Sony with monster camera the champion?: Sony

Here s a roundup of how both smartphones stacks up:

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Display

The Razr Maxx touts a Super AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 960 x 540 pixels. The 4.3in screen incorporates a Corning Gorilla Glass that defends the screen from everyday wear and tear.

In comparison, the Xperia S exhibits an LED-backlit LCD capacitive touchscreen with a whopping resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. The screen size measures 4.3in which is similar to Razr Maxx. In addition, it offers support to multi-touch (ten fingers) functionality. It includes scratch-resistant glass and TimeScape User Interface (UI).

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Processor

The Razr Maxx is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU.

In contrast, the Xperia S packs a 1.5GHz dual-core CPU and Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon chipset. It includes Adreno 220 GPU that offers enhanced level of 3D graphics performance. The Snapdragon chipset technology ensures in offering better graphics as well as faster connectivity.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Camera

The Razr Maxx boasts an eight megapixel rear-facing camera with auto-focus, LED flash, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection and image stabilisation.

The Xperia S comes with a whopping 12 megapixel rear-facing camera. The sporting features are auto-focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, 3D sweep panorama and image stabilisation.

Both smartphones allow users to capture video of 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps). They feature a secondary camera of 1.3 megapixel for video calling.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Operating System

Both the Razr Maxx and Xperia S run on Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system. The smartphones could be upgraded to Google's latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Storage

The Motorola smartphone packs 16GB of internal storage and 1GB RAM. It has a microSD card slot with an additional memory of 32GB.

The Sony smartphone has onboard storage of 32GB and 1GB RAM. But it lacks a microSD card.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Connectivity

Both smartphones feature Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot.

The Razr Maxx adds support to Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP and EDR wireless technology.

The Xperia S offers support to Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP and EDR technology. In addition, it supports Near Field Communication (NFC) which can be used for contactless mobile payments.

Motorola Razr Maxx vs Sony Xperia S: Battery

The Motorola smartphone boasts a whopping Li-Ion 3300mAh standard battery which allows for standby time of up to 607 hours and talk time of up to 17.6 hours.

In comparison, the Sony smartphone includes Li-Ion 1750mAh standard battery. It allows for talk time of up to seven hours 30 minutes on 2G and eight hours 30 minutes on 3G networks. It offers for standby time of up to 450 hours on 2G and 3G networks.