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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 30 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

anonymous
1956
Distinctly more battery power
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2300 mAh
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1570 mAh
46.50% more battery power
anonymous
1510
Significantly faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 2.2 GHz
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2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1243
A shade higher pixel density
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342 ppi
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326 ppi
4.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
1093
Way more RAM memory
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2 GB
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1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
anonymous
960
Marginally bigger screen size
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4.3 "
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4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
901
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
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20.7 MP
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8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
900
Vastly higher resolution
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1280x720 px
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1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
anonymous
729
Has an external memory slot
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Yes
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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
628
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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2.2 MP
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1.2 MP
1.83x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
465
Has stereo speakers
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Yes
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No
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
anonymous
439
Is dustproof and water resistant
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Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
363
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
333
Has USB mass storage support
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Yes
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No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
anonymous
332
Has NFC
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Yes
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No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
anonymous
314
Is DLNA certified
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
306
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Yes
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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
296
Has a radio
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Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
215
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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2
vs
2.2
Wider aperture at minimum focal length. This is the widest aperture available at the 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.
anonymous
148
Weather sealed
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Yes
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No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
38
Noticeably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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30 fps
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10 fps
3x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
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No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
302
Supports widgets
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
236
Plays Adobe Flash
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Yes
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No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
anonymous
205
The browser has word wrap
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Yes
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No
The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.
anonymous
74
Is a multi-user system
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Yes
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No
anonymous
61
Has offline voice recognition
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Yes
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No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.
anonymous
58
Is free and open source
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
53
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Yes
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No
anonymous
52
Supports Java
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Yes
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No
Aiden Richardson
31
Sharing menu
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Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini is better than Apple iPhone 5S because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 24 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

anonymous
471
Direct updates by OS vendor
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Yes
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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
324
Significantly more internal storage
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64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
anonymous
319
Thinner
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7.6 mm
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9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
anonymous
267
Has an IPS screen
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Yes
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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
215
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
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Yes
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No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
anonymous
141
Sizably more microphone(s)
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3
vs
2
1 more microphone(s). More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
anonymous
96
Has a fingerprint scanner
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Yes
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No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
anonymous
61
Supports 64-bit
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
56
Has AF tracking
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Yes
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No
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.
Crosby Smith
5
Passbook for boarding passes
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Yes
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No
Quick access with one finger swipe at the boarding gate
anonymous
-116
Sizably narrower
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58.6 mm
vs
64.9 mm
6.30 mm narrower
anonymous
-181
Amply less body volume
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55.1 cm³
vs
77.5 cm³
40.65% less body volume
anonymous
-194
A shade shorter
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123.8 mm
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127 mm
3.20 mm shorter
Apple A7
Yes
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No
Top 2 Reasons for Apple A7
anonymous
59
Has integrated graphics
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Yes
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No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
55
Has dynamic frequency scaling
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Yes
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No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
Apple Cyclone
Yes
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No
Top 5 Reasons for Apple Cyclone
anonymous
41
Has NX bit
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Yes
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No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
40
Has TrustZone
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Yes
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No
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).
anonymous
39
Has out-of-order execution
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Yes
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No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
39
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
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Yes
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No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.
anonymous
35
Has AES
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Yes
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No
AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.
iOS 7.0
Yes
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No
Top 4 Reasons for iOS 7.0
anonymous
190
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
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Yes
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No
anonymous
68
Has a child lock
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Yes
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No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
anonymous
40
Has turn by turn directions
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Yes
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No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.
anonymous
9
Supports slow motion video recording
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Yes
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No

Apple iPhone 5S is better than Sony Xperia Z1 Mini because...

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