If you pitch the Sony Xperia Z1 in a tech-fight against the Sony Xperia ZR, which one triumphs? Does the 5.0-inch screen on the Xperia Z1, trump the Xperia ZR’s display? Is its quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor faster? Compare the two phones for yourself in the table that follows.
Sony Xperia Z1 vs. Sony Xperia ZR: 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 ZR|
|Display||5.0-inch TRILUMINOS LCD||4.55-inch LCD|
|Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels
|720 x 1280 pixels
|Processor||2.2GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974)||1.5GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon|
|Software||Android 4.3||Android 4.1|
|Storage||16GB internal, microSD cards up to 64GB||8GB 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||13.1 Megapixels with autofocus, touch focus, LED flash, geo-tagging, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama mode, 16x digital zoom and 1080p video recording|
|Yes, 2.0MP||Yes, 0.3MP|
|Bluetooth||4.0 with A2DP||4.0 with A2DP|
|Size||74.0 x 144.0 x 8.5mm||67.3 x 131.3 x 10.5mm|
|Talktime||15.0 hours||13.0 hours|
|Standby||850 hours||520 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, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DLNA, IP55/IP58 certified – dust and waterproof, waterproof up to 1 metre/30 mins|
BPF Verdict: The Sony Xperia Z1 wins!
The Sony Xperia Z1 wins this match-up. It beats the Sony Xperia ZR over 10 rounds (see below), winning 7 of them, drawing 3 and losing 0. Here’s a summary of where this fight was won and lost:
- The best connectivity: Comparable
- The best size/weight: Yes
- 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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