Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Top 18 Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

anonymous
862
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
755
Has a removable battery
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
687
Reasonably lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
169 g
39 g lighter
anonymous
592
A little bit thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.60 mm thinner
anonymous
521
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
147
Way narrower
Comment
69.8 mm
vs
73.9 mm
4.10 mm narrower
anonymous
92
Shorter
Comment
136.6 mm
vs
144.4 mm
7.80 mm shorter
Faizan Ali
17
Ir blaster
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Have a ir blaster
anonymous
7
Less body volume
Comment
75.32 cm³
vs
90.7 cm³
20.42% 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

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Top 42 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

anonymous
2804
More battery power
Comment
3050 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
17.31% more battery power
anonymous
2252
Faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
4 x 1.9 GHz
15.79% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1375
Significantly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7 MP
vs
13 MP
1.59x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
815
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
704
Has stereo speakers
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
665
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
555
Sizably faster downloads
Comment
150 MBits/s
vs
100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
476
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
450
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
422
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
332
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2
vs
2.2
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
anonymous
325
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
254
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
207
Noticeably bigger pixel size
Comment
1.4 µm²
vs
1.3 µm²
0.10 µm² bigger pixel size. Pixel size is the surface area of each pixel on the camera sensor. Larger pixels can absorb more light. This can result in better image quality and improved low-light performance.
anonymous
174
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
904
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
129
Has AF tracking
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
anonymous
116
Measurably lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
1.15 W/kg
vs
1.55 W/kg
0.40 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
107
Considerably lower SAR for head (USA)
Comment
0.75 W/kg
vs
0.85 W/kg
0.10 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
100
Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
6400 ISO
vs
800 ISO
8x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
77
Measurably faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Comment
3172
vs
2540
24.88% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
32
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.
Ricky Fang
17
Has glass back
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A glass back looks nice
Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
6
Supports Dualshock 3 Controller
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can use PS3 Controller to play games on Sony Xperia Z1
Sri Hari Vishal
5
Burst shot with flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can take burst shots with flash
José Muñoz
5
It's made with premium material's
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The premiun naterials add more durability to the phone
Alla Zaki
5
BRAVIA® Engine 3
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It maded for LCD screen and special for sony LCD'S for more experiance in the quality of images
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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anonymous
156
Distinctly higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
600 MHz
200 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
125
Sizably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152 TFLOPS
vs
0.057 TFLOPS
0.06 TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.
anonymous
80
Sizably higher pixel rate
Comment
3.6 GPixel/s
vs
3.2 GPixel/s
0.40 GPixel/s higher pixel rate. The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

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