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Nokia Lumia 925 vs Sony Xperia Z

Top 25 Reasons for the

Nokia Lumia 925

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

anonymous
529
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
499
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
404
Modestly lighter
Comment
139 g
vs
146 g
7 g lighter
anonymous
349
Wireless charging
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
332
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
301
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
256
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
anonymous
243
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
118
Has manual focus
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the focus.
Lander
8
Has a AMOLED Display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Deeper blacks and Brighter Whites, The display literaly disappears, you wont be able to distinguish the screen from the bezel
Brian Ribeiro
5
Has Gorilla Glass 2 display
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Gorilla® Glass 2 with NDR enables improved damage resistance and toughness compared to former glass compositions.
Kris A Shariff
4
And its not apple
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Joal Ollivier
1
Looks nicer
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The aluminum frame and thinner body put this phone on the same playing field as the iPhone 5 or HTC One
Szymon Piotr Tuz
1
Newer Bluetooth version 4.0
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Reduced power consumption by enabling devices to remain paired, or connected to each other, without requiring a continual stream of data to be transferred between the devices.
Timon Nemeth
1
Has free maps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Free maps are cool
Lander
0
Has PureView Technology
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Award-winning PureView technology, Carl Zeiss optics and six physical lenses. The Nokia Lumia 925 lets you capture the great moments, day or night.
Brian Ribeiro
0
Qualcomm Snapdragon™ S4 Dual-core 1.5 GHz
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
-52
Somewhat narrower
Comment
70.6 mm
vs
71 mm
0.40 mm narrower
anonymous
-147
Shorter
Comment
129 mm
vs
139 mm
10 mm shorter
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960
anonymous
72
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
anonymous
59
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
509
vs
491
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Windows Phone 8
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Windows Phone 8
anonymous
72
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
46
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
Vincent Wansink
8
Is a drive in file explorer when plugged into PC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When you plug your phone into the PC using USB it shows up as a drive in file explorer so you can easily copy files to and from the phone without needing to use an app like iTunes.
Rupal Totale
5
Has a btter touch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Josua Hutapea
3
Has Metro UI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Metro UI is a Windows Phone 8 UI which offer us "rectangles theme" who other OS doesn't have it.
Josua Hutapea
2
Has an Xbox Music Artist Background
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It will makes your Music Player become more beautifull

Nokia Lumia 925 is better than Sony Xperia Z because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 33 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Nokia Lumia 925

anonymous
2183
More battery power
Comment
2400 mAh
vs
2000 mAh
20% more battery power
anonymous
1667
Substantially faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.5 GHz
vs
2 x 1.5 GHz
2x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1391
A lot higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
334 ppi
32.04% higher pixel density
anonymous
1196
Plenty more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1082
A little bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.5 "
11.11% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
992
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8.7 MP
49.43% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
978
Appreciably higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x768 px
2.11x higher resolution
anonymous
788
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
704
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
624
Every pixel has three subpixels
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.
anonymous
475
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
379
A shade thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.60 mm thinner
anonymous
166
Newer Bluetooth version
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer Bluetooth version
anonymous
163
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Abed Namel
14
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
Syed Daim Imam
2
Has OTG capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Accepts usb memory sticks via adapter
Syed Daim Imam
0
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.
anonymous
-127
A little less body volume
Comment
77.97 cm³
vs
78 cm³
0.04% less body volume
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
Yes
vs
No
Top 8 Reasons for Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (API level 18)
anonymous
353
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
226
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
209
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
115
Vastly more apps available
Comment
1000000
vs
300000
3.33x more apps available
anonymous
81
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
68
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aiden Richardson
36
Sharing menu
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
anonymous
81
Much higher ram speed
Comment
533 MHz
vs
500 MHz
33 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
48
Appreciably more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.
anonymous
44
Notably 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.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (400MHz)
anonymous
63
Explicitly higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.057 TFLOPS
vs
0.0288 TFLOPS
0.03 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
47
Considerably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.2 GPixel/s
vs
2.4 GPixel/s
0.80 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.
anonymous
37
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
37
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
33
Explicitly newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

Sony Xperia Z is better than Nokia Lumia 925 because...

Yes
vs
No

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