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)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 1280x768 More than 2x higher resolution screen
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 PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 331 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Camera resolution Significantly 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 9 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 925:331 PPI
Xperia Z:440 PPI
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Lumia 925:1280x768
Xperia Z:1920x1080
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Lumia 925:8.7 MP
Xperia Z:13 MP
Thickness Thin
Lumia 925:9 mm
Xperia Z:8 mm
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
16 GB
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Unknown, 1500 MHz
Network Fast data transfer
Lumia 925:LTE (100 mbps)
Xperia Z:LTE (80 mbps)
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen size Large screens
Lumia 925:4.5"
Xperia Z:5.0"
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
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Lumia 925:Windows Phone Marketplace
Xperia Z:Android App Market
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

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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