Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Top Twelve Reasons for the

Samsung Galaxy S4

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

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Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
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No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
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Has a removable battery
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
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Considerably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
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A little bit thinner
7.9 mm
vs
8.5 mm
0.60 mm thinner
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Much lighter
130 g
vs
169 g
39 g lighter
Chris Speitelsbach
2
Awesome Features
Yes
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No
Tons of super cool features iphone will never have, coupled with open ended software. you can download movies and music anyway you feel like... your not forced to purchase from iTunes, where apple takes a [url] cut per song.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Samsung's groupplay
Yes
vs
No
Able to play music, watch video, and pictures and share it with up to 4 phones in real time.
Ayo Letsgo
1
Remote camera
Yes
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No
Can use other phone's camera to take picture with your phone.
Chris Speitelsbach
1
Built in SIP Voip stack
Yes
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No
You can make and receive voip calls over 3g/4g/LTE/wifi and not incurr roaming/overage charges from your carrier
Salva Garcia Jimenez
-1
Has Infrared
Yes
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No
With Infrared, you can control your TV, Video player and other devices that use Infrared, without Wi-Fi connection.
Daniel Ammon
-1
USB Host (OTG)
Yes
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No
Jason Gigliotti
-2
Fast motion camera
Yes
vs
No
Keara Vasileva
-2
Samsung
Yes
vs
No
Gara Khan
-3
NFC triggering
Yes
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No
NFC trigger for automation and screen unlock capability
Gara Khan
-6
Automation Apps like Tasker
Yes
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No
Robust automation apps like Tasker can automate based on location, trigger, event and time. Apple doesn't have app similar in functions and depth of capability.
Bruno Silva
-6
Blocking mode
Yes
vs
No
Protects your phone against other people move him
Eduardo Rey Hamilton
-7
Eduardo
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 5 screen is so weak and it can get broken even in your pocket.
Andrea Falchi
-11
More flexible memory usage
Yes
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No
S4 allows apps on the SD card, Note3 doesn't
Marc Awaraji
-11
Can run two apps at once
Yes
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No
Convenient
Ayaad Conon
-12
Good 2
Yes
vs
No
Isi Ise
-14
Eye sensor stops screen switching off
Yes
vs
No
Clever camera mode
Oscar Terence
-22
You can buy an official gamepad for it
Yes
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No
Great if you want to use it for gaming, just attach the gamepad and use the screen as a monitor.
Sotiris Dimi
-22
4 ultrapixel from which each pixel has a resolution of 1920
Yes
vs
No
Samsung GALAXY s4 Built fairness of materials other than the iphone this is pikey
Culé
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It's cheaper
Yes
vs
No
Because it's older
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Plenty narrower
69.8 mm
vs
73.9 mm
4.10 mm narrower
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Samsung Galaxy S4 is better than Sony Xperia Z1 because...

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Top 28 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Samsung Galaxy S4

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More battery power
3050 mAh
vs
2600 mAh
17.31% more battery power
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Faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
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4 x 1.9 GHz
15.79% faster CPU clock speed
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Vastly more megapixels (photo)
20.7 MP
vs
13 MP
1.59x more megapixels (photo)
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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.
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Has stereo speakers
Yes
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No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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Significantly faster downloads
150 MBits/s
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100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
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Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
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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.
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Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2
vs
2.2
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the 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.
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Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
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Has a radio
Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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Measurably bigger pixel size
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.
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Has an IPS screen
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.
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Considerably higher maximum light sensitivity
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.
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Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
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.
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Higher GeekBench result
904
vs
752
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
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Sizably lower SAR for head (USA)
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.
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Substantially faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
3172
vs
2540
24.88% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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Has directory organization
Yes
vs
No
A directory help keeping your music, videos, e-books organized and easy to find.
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Has AF tracking
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.
Sri Hari Vishal
4
Burst shot with flash
Yes
vs
No
It can take burst shots with flash
Sri Hari Vishal
3
Has timeshift burst
Yes
vs
No
Takes 61 shots in one touch and it looks like a motion pic
Sri Hari Vishal
3
Shatterproof and scratch resistant back and front
Yes
vs
No
Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
2
Supports Dualshock 3 Controller
Yes
vs
No
You can use PS3 Controller to play games on Sony Xperia Z1
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