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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z

Top 20 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

Koushik Venkat
1
Camera clarity awesomenew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
16mp vs 13mp
anonymous
2141
Marginally more battery power
Comment
2600 mAh
vs
2400 mAh
8.33% more battery power
anonymous
1636
Much faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 1.9 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
26.67% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
517
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
388
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
146 g
16 g lighter
anonymous
368
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
344
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
323
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
119
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
113
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
67
Distinctly 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.
anonymous
-64
Modestly narrower
Comment
69.8 mm
vs
71 mm
1.20 mm narrower
anonymous
-134
Slightly less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
77.97 cm³
3.52% less body volume
anonymous
-156
A little shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
139 mm
2.40 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has Google maps
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google maps is way better than here maps
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has a lot of customization options
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Karthik Thangavelu
2
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 APQ8064AB
anonymous
77
Measurably 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.
anonymous
65
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.
Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Qualcomm Adreno 320 (450MHz)
anonymous
99
Vastly 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 Eight Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
614
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
464
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
324
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
159
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
74
Has directory organization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A directory helps to keep your music, videos and e-books organized and easy to find.
anonymous
34
Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Comment
Yes
vs
true
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
anonymous
28
Has music playback
Comment
Yes
vs
true
The device can play mp3 music files.
Abed Namel
14
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient

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

Yes
vs
No

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