Apple iPhone 5C vs Sony Xperia Z

Top 17 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5C

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

anonymous
658
A little lighter
Comment
132 g
vs
146 g
14 g lighter
anonymous
560
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
500
Explicitly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
435
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
408
Has an IPS screen
Comment
Yes
vs
No
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.
anonymous
125
Substantially narrower
Comment
59.2 mm
vs
71 mm
11.80 mm narrower
anonymous
123
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
69
Plenty shorter
Comment
124.4 mm
vs
139 mm
14.60 mm shorter
anonymous
51
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Florence Collins
13
Front camera has BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Naz D'Aboville
1
Smooth to hold
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Shape and material of the back of the phone fits well in your hand
anonymous
-9
Less body volume
Comment
66.1 cm³
vs
77.97 cm³
17.96% less body volume
Apple A6
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A6
anonymous
89
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
711
vs
491
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
57
Noticeably bigger L1 cache
Comment
64 KB
vs
32 KB
32 KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
109
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
76
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
23
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

Apple iPhone 5C is better than Sony Xperia Z because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 41 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Apple iPhone 5C

anonymous
2729
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
2400 mAh
vs
1510 mAh
1.59x more battery power
anonymous
2179
Sizably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1838
Plenty higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
326 ppi
35.28% higher pixel density
anonymous
1456
Bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4 "
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1396
A lot more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1324
Explicitly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1283
Measurably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1136x640 px
2.85x higher resolution
anonymous
1048
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
anonymous
1028
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
832
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
642
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
563
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
562
Thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.97 mm
1.07 mm thinner
anonymous
539
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
466
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
anonymous
455
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
382
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
243
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
192
Has manual exposure
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the exposure.
anonymous
185
Significantly smaller semiconductor size
Comment
28 nm
vs
32 nm
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Abed Namel
15
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
Syed Daim Imam
6
Has OTG capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Accepts usb memory sticks via adapter
Ondřej Fako
1
Sony
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Blabla
Syed Daim Imam
1
It has a great fashion museum
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The museum includes more than 50000 accesories, clothing, textiles... Brands as Chanel and Dior are represented. It is so cool to see specially if you are interested in the fashion world. Students are lucky to have it just there.
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
anonymous
552
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
354
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
339
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.
anonymous
266
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
221
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.
anonymous
215
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
201
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
193
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
anonymous
90
Explicitly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
64
Clearly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2 MB
vs
1 MB
1 MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.
Christopher Woodhouse
1
Integrated LTE modem
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Built in LTE allows for greater connectivity and does not require a separate modem (which saves space and money)
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
anonymous
217
Measurably faster GPU clock speed
Comment
400 MHz
vs
266 MHz
134 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.
anonymous
113
Explicitly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.0255 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
66
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
anonymous
50
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
43
Clearly more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

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