Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia SP

Top 40 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia SP

anonymous
3079
Slightly more battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
2370 mAh
9.70% more battery power
anonymous
2500
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
2 x 1.7 GHz
2.24x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
2111
Lots higher pixel density
Comment
441 ppi
vs
319 ppi
38.24% higher pixel density
anonymous
1706
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.6 "
8.70% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1529
Way more RAM memory
Comment
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
1528
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1445
Vastly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
1196
Distinctly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
0.3 MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
845
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
810
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
155 g
25 g lighter
anonymous
691
Way thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
10 mm
2.10 mm thinner
anonymous
600
Significantly faster downloads
Comment
100 MBits/s
vs
42 MBits/s
2.38x faster downloads
anonymous
596
Clearly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
8 GB
56 GB more internal storage
anonymous
555
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
401
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
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
244
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
anonymous
221
Supports ANT+
Comment
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
193
Measurably faster uploads
Comment
50 MBits/s
vs
5.8 MBits/s
8.62x faster uploads
anonymous
176
Has a serial shot mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
43
Less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
87.63 cm³
16.34% less body volume
Filsuf Navas
6
Slow motion video function is available in S4 also
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Filsuf Navas
5
Has functional NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Yogesh Dembla
4
Has soft feather touch button for settings
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Maxwell Luk
4
Cheaper parts
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Replacing parts (battery or screen etc) is much cheaper due to the high production and popularity
Ajdin Hasanefendić
4
Upgradable to Android Lolipop
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can upgrade the Android OS to 5.0 on this phone but there will be a few bugs.
Filsuf Navas
4
Can use a Bluetooth Mouse with No additional hardware/cost
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Having the freedom to control/navigate using a wireless(bluetooth) mouse while screen sharing on a TV or bigger display(or on the device itself) is a great advantage.
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
646
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
328
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
281
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
243
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
133
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
108
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
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.
Qualcomm Krait 300
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 300
anonymous
89
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
83
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
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
83
Has TrustZone
Comment
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
82
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
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...

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vs
No

Top 36 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia SP

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
904
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
542
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
494
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
347
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
225
Narrower
Comment
67.1 mm
vs
69.8 mm
2.70 mm narrower
anonymous
168
Somewhat shorter
Comment
130.6 mm
vs
136.6 mm
6 mm shorter
anonymous
121
Sizably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
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
108
Considerably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
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.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
34
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Comment
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
21
Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
Khaja Moinuddin
12
BRAVIA® Engine 2
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Aravind Girish Nair
8
It has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
8
Supports NFC
Comment
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
8
Multicolored Led flash ( LED notification colors)
Comment
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
Shotta James
6
Has stunning Illumination LED Light.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The light beam on the bottom of the phone that lights up when receive notification or changes color depending on the color of the theme. It also lights up and change solar while viewing photos and playing music.
Robby Andri Wijaya
5
Has a CMOS sensor
Comment
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.
Rikko Toutshuka
5
XLOUD
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Glove mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When this mode enable, we can unlocking the device while wearing gloves and the screnn become super sensitive
Loizos Aristides
4
Better GPU.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The SP runs on Adreno 320, which gives significantly higher benchmarks than the S3's Mali 400mp4 (23000 vs 18000)
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
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.
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Higher Graphics processor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Sony Xperia SP has Adreno 320 , but Nokia Lumia 920 just Adreno 225
Robby Andri Wijaya
4
Support screen mirroring
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can play games on Sony TV wirelessly, without using any cable.
Shotta James
3
Adreno 320 GPU
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows for better gaming performance than the adreno 305
Robby Andri Wijaya
3
HDMI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Via microUSB
Muhammed Hady
3
The Body Quality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It has an aluminum frame body and rest is matte substance giving a better grip and a premium feel to the deivce
Shotta James
3
Sturdy design
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Easier to hold and the design is more sophisticated in a nice rugged manner
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