Nokia Lumia 925 Sony Xperia Z

Nokia Lumia 925 vs Sony Xperia Z

Nokia Lumia 925

Reasons to consider the Lumia 925

4G, Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs LTE (80 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (5x faster)
Talk time More talk time 18.3 hours vs 11 hours Around 70% more talk time per battery charge
Weight Slightly lighter 139 g vs 146 g Almost the same
Sony Xperia Z

Reasons to consider the Xperia Z

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
App store Many more apps available Android App Market vs Windows Phone Marketplace The Android App Market has over 400,000 apps vs 55,000 (around 7.5x more)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,920x1,080 vs 1,280x768 More than 2x higher resolution screen
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 331 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Higher resolution camera 13 MP vs 8.7 MP Take photos with around 50% more detail for larger prints
Standby time More standby time 22.9 days vs 18 days Around 30% more standby time, less frequent charging
Screen size Larger screen 5.0"" vs 4.5"" Around 20% larger screen
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 8 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
Lumia 925331 PPI
Xperia Z440 PPI
Screen resolution High resolution screens
Lumia 9251,280x768
Xperia Z1,920x1,080
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
Lumia 9258.7 MP
Xperia Z13 MP
Thickness Thin
8 mm
Network Fast data transfer
Lumia 925LTE (100 mbps)
Xperia ZLTE (80 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Unknown, 1500 MHz
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
16 GB
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Screen size Large screens
Lumia 9254.5""
Xperia Z5.0""
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Lumia 925Windows Phone Marketplace
Xperia ZAndroid App Market
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


Sony Xperia Z Nokia Lumia 925 Nokia Lumia 925 Sony Xperia Z Nokia Lumia 925


Which phone do you like, and why?

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