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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia SP

Top 36 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

anonymous
1949
Modestly more battery power
2600 mAh
vs
2370 mAh
9.70% more battery power
anonymous
1505
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
2.24x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1241
Reasonably higher pixel density
441 ppi
vs
319 ppi
38.24% higher pixel density
anonymous
1090
A lot more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
958
A shade bigger screen size
5 "
vs
4.6 "
8.70% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
898
Notably more megapixels (photo)
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
898
Distinctly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
624
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
477
Has a removable battery
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
405
Measurably faster downloads
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
331
Lighter
130 g
vs
155 g
25 g lighter
anonymous
323
Distinctly more internal storage
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
anonymous
318
Way thinner
7.9 mm
vs
10 mm
2.10 mm thinner
anonymous
312
Wireless charging
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
305
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yes
vs
No
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
anonymous
158
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
138
Sizably faster uploads
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
106
Supports ANT+
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
98
Has a serial shot mode
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Ali Khan
9
Has air gesture , air view,smart pause, smart scroll
Yes
vs
No
You can use the phone without touching it
Matthew Chau
5
Smart Gestures
Yes
vs
No
Can be unlocked with just a swipe on the screen.
Måhmøüd Ähmęd
2
It has file explorer
Yes
vs
No
Galaxy s4 has file browser so the user can download and browse files easy and fast with no need for jailbreak as in iphone or any idevice
Bruno Silva
-4
Blocking mode
Yes
vs
No
Protects your phone against other people move him
Oscar Terence
-19
You can buy an official gamepad for it
Yes
vs
No
Great if you want to use it for gaming, just attach the gamepad and use the screen as a monitor.
anonymous
-184
Less body volume
75.32 cm³
vs
87.63 cm³
16.34% less body volume
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 6 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
311
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
234
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
73
Is a multi-user system
Yes
vs
No
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
59
Has integrated graphics
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
55
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
anonymous
38
Has integrated LTE
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.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
41
Has NX bit
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
40
Has TrustZone
Yes
vs
No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
39
Has out-of-order execution
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Sony Xperia SP because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 34 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
567
Every pixel has three subpixels
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
299
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
295
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
236
Has a two-stage shutter
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
100
Vastly lower SAR for body (USA)
1.08 W/kg
vs
1.55 W/kg
0.47 W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
89
Measurably lower SAR for head (USA)
0.63 W/kg
vs
0.85 W/kg
0.22 W/kg lower SAR for head (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at head level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.
anonymous
69
Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
19
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
11
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
7
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Supports NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC enables wireless payments through your device. You can also connect two NFC enabled devices just by touching them with each other.
Paul Eros
4
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Yes
vs
No
Different statuses indicated with different colors,you can also get apps that will let you mix and match the colors , so depending on who's calling , like red/green could be your mom while purple/orange could be work calling and on and on
Rikko Toutshuka
3
XLOUD
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
2
Has a CMOS sensor
Yes
vs
No
CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Aravind Girish Nair
2
It has NFC
Yes
vs
No
Loizos Aristides
2
Better GPU.
Yes
vs
No
The SP runs on Adreno 320, which gives significantly higher benchmarks than the S3's Mali 400mp4 (23000 vs 18000)
Minesh Udugahapattuwa
1
Systen ui is not user frendly
Yes
vs
No
The system ui is not good in 525 that's the main reason
Robby Andri Wijaya
1
Glove mode
Yes
vs
No
When this mode enable, we can unlocking the device while wearing gloves and the screnn become super sensitive
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
1
MHL USB Available
Yes
vs
No
You can connect to TV & display it Without need HDMI Out again. Just plug USB to HDMI TV, & all set. Also, while you plug it, this phone will charge the battery.
Robby Andri Wijaya
1
HDMI
Yes
vs
No
Via microUSB
Amir Hossein Seydloo
1
Newer producted
Yes
vs
No
Sony sp producted in 2013
Robby Andri Wijaya
1
Newer Bluetooth version 4.0
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.
Selva Raj
1
Cost comparision
Yes
vs
No
Cost vs worth
Robby Andri Wijaya
1
DLNA Certified®
Yes
vs
No
Chirag S Mishra
1
It is SONY
Yes
vs
No
Has a dedicated power [url] not like the samsung phones which all have same design ranging from 10000 to 40000
Ħarjot Šingh Şandhu
1
Tough Body
Yes
vs
No
Aluminum body rather than plastic! feels more premium
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