Sony Xperia Z1 vs. HTC One – Fight!

by Jerry D on September 8, 2013

The Sony Xperia Z1 versus the HTC One. Which phone wins if you do a side-by-side comparison? Is the 5.0-inch display on the Xperia Z1 more high tech than the 4.7-inch screen on the HTC One? Does its quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor have more oomph? Find out which one wins this big phone fight in the table below…

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Sony Xperia Z1 vs. HTC One: stat-fight

Here’s a comparison of these two phones. If you you want more information on any of the technologies that you see mentioned, click on a highlighted term to find out more about it. Or view our FAQs.

Sony Xperia Z1 VS HTC One
Display 5.0-inch TRILUMINOS LCD 4.7-inch Super LCD3
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
(440.6 PPI)
1080 x 1920 pixels
(468.723 PPI)
Keyboard No No
Processor 2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) 1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600
Software Android 4.3 Android 4.1.2
Storage 16GB internal, microSD cards up to 64GB 32 or 64GB internal, no expansion slot
Rear
camera
20.7 Megapixels with Exmor RS 1/2.3-type CMOS, autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama mode and 1080p video recording 4.0 Megapixels with Ultrapixel image sensor, autofocus, LED flash, simultaneous HD video/image recording, face detection, geo-tagging and 1080p video recording
Front
camera
Yes, 2.0MP Yes, 2.1MP
4G LTE LTE
3G 3G/HSDPA 3G/HSDPA
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 802.11a/ac/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP 4.0 with A2DP
Size 74.0 x 144.0 x 8.5mm 68.2 x 137.4 x 9.3mm
Weight 170g 143g
Talktime 15.0 hours TBC
Standby 850 hours TBC
Extras GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, Info-eye, TrackID TV, TV-out and Sony Mobile BRAVIA engine 2 GPS/A-GPS, NFC, accelerometer, gyroscope, digital compass, stereo FM radio, TV-out, stereo speakers, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot functionality and Beats Audio

BPF verdict: It’s a tie!

The wins this match-up. It beats the over 10 rounds (see below), winning 0 of them, drawing 0 and losing 10. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:

  1. The best connectivity: Comparable
  2. The best size/weight: HTC One
  3. The best camera/video: Comparable
  4. The best display: Comparable
  5. The best processor: Sony Xperia Z1
  6. The best software: Sony Xperia Z1
  7. The most applications: Comparable
  8. The best storage: HTC One
  9. The best battery life: N/A
  10. The best extras: Comparable

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