Sony Xperia Z vs Google Nexus 5

Top 18 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
2804
A bit more battery power
Comment
2400 mAh
vs
2300 mAh
4.35% more battery power
anonymous
1516
Somewhat bigger screen size
Comment
5 "
vs
4.95 "
1.01% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
1374
Substantially more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
1078
Has an external memory slot
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.
anonymous
1068
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
665
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
592
A bit thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.69 mm thinner
anonymous
476
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
254
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
249
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
159
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Abed Namel
16
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
anonymous
7
A tad less body volume
Comment
77.97 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
5.04% less body volume
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 Google Nexus 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

anonymous
2251
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
1.53x faster CPU clock speed
Mohammad Khaled
1
Lighternew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
1350g vs 1551g
anonymous
1892
Somewhat higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
441 ppi
0.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
687
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
146 g
16 g lighter
anonymous
681
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
567
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
anonymous
521
Noticeably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
509
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
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
380
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
237
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
anonymous
174
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
867
vs
491
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
147
A tad narrower
Comment
69.17 mm
vs
71 mm
1.83 mm narrower
anonymous
91
A little shorter
Comment
137.84 mm
vs
139 mm
1.16 mm shorter
anonymous
81
Significantly 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.
Anna Maria Priolo
48
Is a SlimPort device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
Paskualino Mjeda
8
Updatable to Lollipop system
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Chetas Patil
4
Perfect Size for Phone for one hand use
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Nexus 6 is almost phablet, Nexus 5 is [url] and is a max size that is good for one hand use.
Márton Léder
1
Has a front camera.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
202
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
Appreciably higher ram speed
Comment
800 MHz
vs
533 MHz
267 MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
anonymous
77
Vastly more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8 GB/s
vs
8.5 GB/s
4.30 GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.
Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
anonymous
231
Notably 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.
anonymous
125
Explicitly 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
Distinctly 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.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Sony Xperia Z because...

Yes
vs
No

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