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Sony Xperia ZR vs Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia ZR LTE

Reasons to consider the Xperia ZR

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Network Much faster max data speeds LTE (100 mbps) vs LTE (80 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (5x faster)
Sony Xperia Z

Reasons to consider the Xperia Z

4G, Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1920x1080 vs 1280x720 Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Wifi Much faster wifi 802.11n (150 mbps) vs 802.11 (0 mbps) Almost the same
Screen PPI Significantly higher PPI screen 440 PPI vs 326 PPI More than 30% crisper display of text, images and video
Internal storage More internal storage 16 GB vs 8 GB 2x more internal storage, which means more music, photos and movies
Thickness Thinner 8 mm vs 10 mm More than 20% thinner
Screen size Larger screen 5.0" vs 4.5" More than 20% larger screen
Standby time Slightly more standby time 22.9 days vs 19.6 days Around 20% more standby time, less frequent charging
Size Slightly smaller 71x139x7 mm vs 131x67x10 mm Around 20% smaller

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Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Camera resolution Capture extremely high resolution images
13 MP
Bluetooth The latest bluetooth support
4.0
Screen resolution Very high resolution screens
ZR:1280x720
Xperia Z:1920x1080
Screen PPI Very crisp and sharp display of text, images and video
ZR:326 PPI
Xperia Z:440 PPI
Processor Powerful processors, very snappy and responsive
Unknown, 1500 MHz
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies
1080p @ 30fps
Thickness Thin
ZR:10 mm
Xperia Z:8 mm
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
Network Fast data transfer
ZR:LTE (100 mbps)
Xperia Z:LTE (80 mbps)
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
Screen size Large screens
ZR:4.5"
Xperia Z:5.0"
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
1.0
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
ZR:8 GB
Xperia Z:16 GB
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
FM Radio Both have built in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
Accelerometer Both include an accelerometer
Detects movement for interactive apps
Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard

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