Sony Xperia Z vs Apple iPhone 5
Top 38 Reasons for the
Sony Xperia Z
Compared to Apple iPhone 5
Distinctly more battery power
1.67x more battery power
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 1.5 GHz
2 x 1.3 GHz
2.31x faster CPU clock speed
Much higher pixel density
35.28% higher pixel density
Way more RAM memory
1 GB more RAM memory
Bigger screen size
25% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Distinctly more megapixels (photo)
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
Sizably higher resolution
2.85x higher resolution
Has an external memory slot
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has branded damage resistant glass
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Can be charged via standard USB cable
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
Has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
Is DLNA certified
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Has a radio
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Substantially smaller semiconductor size
4 nm smaller semiconductor size. A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Very useful and convenient
Sony Xperia Z is better than Apple iPhone 5 because...
Top 14 Reasons for the
Apple iPhone 5
Compared to Sony Xperia Z
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
A lot lighter
34 g lighter
A little bit thinner
0.30 mm thinner
Has an IPS screen
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.
Higher GeekBench result
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
Has AF tracking
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.
12.40 mm narrower
Reasonably less body volume
41.51% less body volume
15.20 mm shorter