If the Sony Xperia Z1 fights the Sony Xperia Z for tech supremacy, which one wins? Does the 5.0-inch display on the Xperia Z1, outgun the one on the Xperia Z? How much storage space is there? You’ll find the answers to these questions in the table that follows.
Sony Xperia Z1 vs. Sony Xperia Z: 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||Sony Xperia Z|
|Display||5.0-inch TRILUMINOS LCD||5.0-inch Reality|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels
|1080 x 1920 pixels
|Processor||2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974)||1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064|
|Software||Android 4.3||Android 4.1.2|
|Storage||16GB internal, microSD cards up to 64GB||16GB internal, microSD cards up to 32GB|
|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||13.0 Megapixels with autofocus, LED flash, face/smile detection, touch focus, image stabilization and 1080p video recording|
|Yes, 2.0MP||Yes, 2.2MP|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||4.0 with A2DP|
|Size||74.0 x 144.0 x 8.5mm||71.0 x 139.0 x 7.9mm|
|Talktime||15.0 hours||14.0 hours|
|Standby||850 hours||530 hours|
|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, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot functionality|
BPF Verdict: The Sony Xperia Z1 wins!
The Sony Xperia Z1 wins this match-up. It beats the Sony Xperia Z over 10 rounds (see below), winning 6 of them, drawing 3 and losing 1. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:
- The best connectivity: Comparable
- The best size/weight: No
- The best camera/video: Yes
- The best display: Yes
- The best processor: Yes
- The best software: Yes
- The most applications: Comparable
- The most storage: Yes
- The best battery life: Yes
- The best extras: Comparable
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