Sony Xperia Z1 Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z1

Reasons to consider the Xperia Z1

4G, Android-4.2
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (150 mbps) vs LTE (80 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (7.5x faster)
Camera resolution Significantly higher resolution camera 20.7 MP vs 13 MP Take photos with around 60% more detail for larger prints
Processor Significantly faster processor Unknown, 2200 MHz vs Unknown, 1500 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 50% faster)
Standby time More standby time 36.7 days vs 22.9 days 60% more standby time, less frequent charging
Talk time Slightly more talk time 15 hours vs 11 hours Around 40% more talk time per battery charge
Sony Xperia Z

Reasons to consider the Xperia Z

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Weight Lighter 146 g vs 170 g More than 10% lighter
Size Slightly smaller 71×139×8 mm vs 74×144×9 mm More than 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 8 mm Around 10% thinner


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
440 PPI
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Z120.7 MP
Xperia Z13 MP
Thickness Thin
8 mm
Network Fast data transfer
Z1LTE (150 mbps)
Xperia ZLTE (80 mbps)
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Screen size Large screens
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Standby time Long standby time
Z136.7 days
Xperia Z22.9 days
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Z1Unknown, 2200 MHz
Xperia ZUnknown, 1500 MHz
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
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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