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 Much 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 71x139x7 mm vs 74x144x8 mm More than 10% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 9 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
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
Z1:20.7 MP
Xperia Z:13 MP
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
Thickness Thin
Z1:9 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
Z1:Unknown, 2200 MHz
Xperia Z:Unknown, 1500 MHz
Screen size Large screens
Network Fast data transfer
Z1:LTE (150 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
Standby time Long standby time
Z1:36.7 days
Xperia Z:22.9 days
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
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
Easily get games and programs for your phone
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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