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Sony Xperia Z vs Google Nexus 5

Top 14 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
2210
A shade more battery power
Comment
2400 mAh
vs
2300 mAh
4.35% more battery power
anonymous
1097
A tad 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
1003
Clearly more megapixels (photo)
Comment
13 MP
vs
8 MP
1.63x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
800
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
715
Sizably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
479
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
388
A shade thinner
Comment
7.9 mm
vs
8.59 mm
0.69 mm thinner
anonymous
336
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
191
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
163
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
114
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Abed Namel
13
Has an optional wireless battery charger
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Very useful and convenient
Syed Daim Imam
2
Has OTG capabilities
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Accepts usb memory sticks via adapter
Syed Daim Imam
0
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.
anonymous
-126
Modestly less body volume
Comment
77.97 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
5.04% less body volume

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z

Siddharth Singh
3
It has NFCnew
Comment
Yes
vs
No
anonymous
1686
Clearly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 1.5 GHz
1.53x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1405
Slightly higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
441 ppi
0.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
533
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
505
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
410
Lighter
Comment
130 g
vs
146 g
16 g lighter
anonymous
383
Sizably more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
353
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
330
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
303
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
179
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
118
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
69
Explicitly 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
43
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.
Paulo Adeva
3
Nexus 5 offers the best of android.
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The Nexus 5 is built by the company who made Android which means that the Nexus 5 is purely android, but while the s5 runs android, the os is buried underneath the Samsung UI which is too overly complicated.
anonymous
-45
Slightly narrower
Comment
69.17 mm
vs
71 mm
1.83 mm narrower
anonymous
-139
Modestly shorter
Comment
137.84 mm
vs
139 mm
1.16 mm shorter
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Karthik Thangavelu
9
Has Google now which is better than SIRI
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
84
Vastly 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
74
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
49
Significantly 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
105
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
64
Measurably 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
48
Measurably 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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