Comparing Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

1. Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

44 Reasons why Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is better

Comparing Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

1.Appreciably more battery power
2300mAhvs 1570mAh (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
2.Noticeably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2GHzvs 2 x 1.3GHz (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
3.Noticeably higher pixel density
342ppivs 326ppi (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
4.Substantially bigger screen size
4.3"vs 4" (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Sizably more megapixels (photo)
20.7MPvs 8MP (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
6.Considerably more RAM memory
2GBvs 1GB (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
7.Clearly higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 640 x 1,136px (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
8.Appreciably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2MPvs 1.2MP (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
9.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
10.Has stereo speakers
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
11.Is dustproof and water resistant
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
12.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
13.Has USB mass storage support
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
14.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
15.Wireless charging
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
16.Explicitly faster downloads
150MBits/svs 100MBits/s (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
17.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
18.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
19.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
20.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
21.Distinctly wider aperture at minimum focal length
2vs 2.2 (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
22.Has a two-stage shutter
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
23.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
24.Supports ANT+
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
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.
You paie less for the performance of a more expensive expensive device
26.PlayStation Mobile Certified
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
27.Dualshock 3 Controller Ready
This Xperia can use Dualshock 3 via Bluetooth officially. No root required
28.Has glass back
A glass back looks nice
29.Has a more premium feel
Body is made of aluminium and glass compared to plastic.
30.Info eye
A better way to get knowledge and infos by the camera app
31.Doesn't come with a U2 album.
Who listens to U2 anymore?
32.Not platic
although back is actually plastic it feels premium with the chrome and aluminium
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S 16GB)
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact specs
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2. Apple iPhone 5S 16GB

23 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5S 16GB is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5S 16GB vs Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

112gvs 137g (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
7.6mmvs 9.4mm (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
3.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
4.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
A dual-led flash has led lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
58.6mmvs 64.9mm (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
123.8mmvs 127mm (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
7.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
8.Appreciably more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
9.Bigger pixel size
2.25µm²vs 1.44µm² (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
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.
10.Sizably higher GeekBench result
1347vs 927 (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2015)
11.Supports 64-bit
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
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.
12.Significantly less body volume
55.1cm³vs 77.5cm³ (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
13.Has AirPlay
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
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.
15.IOS with all advantage who gone with it and better size
16.Has a dedicated "silent mode" switch
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.
IOS 7.0
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
Apple A7
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Compact)
19.More cuality
it looks like you richer
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB specs
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB features
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB pros and cons
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB advantages
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