Comparing Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Apple iPhone 5S

1. Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

29 Reasons why Sony Xperia Z1 Mini is better

Comparing Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Apple iPhone 5S

1.Explicitly more battery power
2300mAhvs 1570mAh (Apple iPhone 5S)
2.Measurably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2GHzvs 2 x 1.3GHz (Apple iPhone 5S)
3.Sizably higher pixel density
342ppivs 326ppi (Apple iPhone 5S)
4.Clearly bigger screen size
4.3"vs 4" (Apple iPhone 5S)
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Vastly more megapixels (photo)
20.7MPvs 8MP (Apple iPhone 5S)
6.Measurably more RAM memory
2GBvs 1GB (Apple iPhone 5S)
7.Substantially higher resolution
720 x 1,280pxvs 640 x 1,136px (Apple iPhone 5S)
8.Vastly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2.2MPvs 1.2MP (Apple iPhone 5S)
9.Has an external memory slot
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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)
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)
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
12.Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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)
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
14.Has a radio
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
15.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
16.Has a dedicated camera button
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
17.Has NFC
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
18.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
19.Notably wider aperture at minimum focal length
2vs 2.2 (Apple iPhone 5S)
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.
20.Weather sealed
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
21.Distinctly faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
30fpsvs 10fps (Apple iPhone 5S)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yesvs No (Apple iPhone 5S)
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
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2. Apple iPhone 5S

23 Reasons why Apple iPhone 5S is better

Comparing Apple iPhone 5S vs Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

7.6mmvs 9.4mm (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
2.Significantly more internal storage
64GBvs 16GB (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
3.Direct updates by OS vendor
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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 an IPS screen
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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.
5.Has a dual-LED flash
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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 Mini)
123.8mmvs 127mm (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
8.Measurably more microphone(s)
3vs 2 (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
9.Has a fingerprint scanner
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
10.Has AF tracking
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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.
11.Supports 64-bit
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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.Distinctly less body volume
55.1cm³vs 77.5cm³ (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
13.Has AirPlay
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
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.
Apple A7
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
IOS 7.0
Yesvs No (Sony Xperia Z1 Mini)
Apple iPhone 5S
Apple iPhone 5S specs
Apple iPhone 5S features
Apple iPhone 5S pros and cons
Apple iPhone 5S advantages
Apple iPhone 5S disadvantages