Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z

Top 26 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

anonymous
2807
A little bit more battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
2400 mAh
8.33% more battery power
anonymous
2260
Amply faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
26.67% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
756
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
690
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
146 g
16 g lighter
anonymous
524
Substantially more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
510
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
381
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
196
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
175
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
752
vs
491
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
148
A bit narrower
Comment
69.8 mm
vs
71 mm
1.20 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Slightly shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
139 mm
2.40 mm shorter
anonymous
81
Considerably higher memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
8.5 GB/s
4.30 GB/s higher memory bandwidth. A higher memory bandwidth means the memory can be accessed faster and therefore data can be retrieved quicker, having a positive effect on the performance.
Faizan Ali
18
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
anonymous
8
Slightly less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
77.97 cm³
3.52% less body volume
Navjot Sethi
5
Support 4k
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Because of 4.4 kitkat android
Filsuf Navas
3
Has functional NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Filsuf Navas
2
Slow motion video function is available in S4 also
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Yogesh Dembla
2
Has soft feather touch button for settings
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Maxwell Luk
2
Cheaper parts
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Replacing parts (battery or screen etc) is much cheaper due to the high production and popularity
Faizan Ali
2
Andriod 4.4.4?
Comment
Yes
vs
No
No problem can flash cm11 & you're good to go true vanilla goodness on palm of your hand.
Luis Miguel Ellis
2
Has kids mode
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows the kid to use the phone but in safer ways in which the iphone restrictions the phone to be used by kids.
Filsuf Navas
1
Has Data Usage monitor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can easily monitor/set limit the network data usage based on your carrier restrictions or your package.
Filsuf Navas
1
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.
Adil Chishti
0
It is cheaper and just as good
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
204
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
156
Significantly higher ram speed
Comment
600 MHz
vs
533 MHz
67 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
anonymous
231
Substantially faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450 MHz
vs
400 MHz
50 MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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

Yes
vs
No

Top Ten Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
817
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
669
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
478
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
255
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Abed Namel
16
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
Liam Oconnor
1
Higher megapixel camera
Comment
Yes
vs
No
20.7 vs 13
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.
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
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)

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

Yes
vs
No

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