Top 44 Reasons for the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Top 26 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

 
 
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Top 44 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

3628
Significantly more battery power
Comment
2300mAh
vs
1570mAh
46.50% more battery power

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2937
Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2GHz
vs
2 x 1.3GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed

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2489
Modestly higher pixel density
Comment
342ppi
vs
326ppi
4.91% higher pixel density

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2053
Slightly bigger screen size
Comment
4.3"
vs
4"
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1784
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7MP
vs
8MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)

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1724
Amply more RAM memory
Comment
2GB
vs
1GB
1GB more RAM memory

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1677
Explicitly higher resolution
Comment
1280x720px
vs
1136x640px
26.76% higher resolution

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1463
Considerably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2MP
vs
1.2MP
1.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1391
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.

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907
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.

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841
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.

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704
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.

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683
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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667
Distinctly faster downloads
Comment
150MBits/s
vs
100MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads

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665
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.

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662
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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588
Is DLNA certified
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.

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567
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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479
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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448
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.

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412
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.

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386
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.

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351
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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262
Supports ANT+
Comment
Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.

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Prabakar Baskar
56
Cheaper
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You paie less for the performance of a more expensive expensive device

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Martinus Kevin Sullivan
35
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.

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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
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761
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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433
The browser has word wrap
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

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404
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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367
Supports widgets
Comment
Yes
vs
No
You can add widgets to the home screen. This allows you to have more flexibility and to see information at a glance, without going into the app.

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322
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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313
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

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289
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Otto Werse
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Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
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329
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.

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162
Distinctly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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81
Measurably bigger L2 cache
Comment
2MB
vs
1MB
1MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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Top 26 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

1052
Lighter
Comment
112g
vs
137g
25g lighter

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888
Thinner
Comment
7.6mm
vs
9.4mm
1.80mm thinner

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635
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.

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448
Has a dual-LED flash
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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371
Vastly narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
64.9mm
6.30mm narrower

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297
A little shorter
Comment
123.8mm
vs
127mm
3.20mm shorter

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292
Noticeably more microphone(s)
Comment
3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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271
Has a fingerprint scanner
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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225
Appreciably bigger pixel size
Comment
2.25µm²
vs
1.44µm²
0.81µm² 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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206
Higher GeekBench result
Comment
1347
vs
927
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)

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142
Supports 64-bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit applications.

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100
Amply less body volume
Comment
55.1cm³
vs
77.5cm³
40.65% less body volume

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64
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

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Mehdi Har
3
IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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Do Minh Domink
2
120 fps video
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Can record slow motion video

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2
TELL US THE REASON
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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1
Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated switch to toggle silent mode can be very useful, because you don't have to get the device out of your pocket to toggle it, and can always be sure that there will be no interruptions in meetings etc.

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Kenneth Messi
-3
More cuality
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It looks like you richer

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Apple A7
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
98
Appreciably wider front-end
Comment
6
vs
3
3 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

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65
Distinctly bigger L1 cache
Comment
256KB
vs
32KB
224KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for Imagination Technologies PowerVR G6430
141
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
10
vs
9.3
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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83
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3.1
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

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57
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
4
vs
3
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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Apple Cyclone
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Apple Cyclone
99
Has AES
Comment
Yes
vs
No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
143
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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110
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

33
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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