Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Apple iPhone 5S

Top 30 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Compared to Apple iPhone 5S

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Significantly more battery power
2300 mAh
vs
1570 mAh
46.50% more battery power
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Distinctly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
vs
2 x 1.3 GHz
3.38x faster CPU clock speed
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673
A shade higher pixel density
342 ppi
vs
326 ppi
4.91% higher pixel density
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631
Much more RAM memory
2 GB
vs
1 GB
1 GB more RAM memory
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576
Notably higher resolution
1280x720 px
vs
1136x640 px
26.76% higher resolution
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517
Vastly more megapixels (photo)
20.7 MP
vs
8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
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472
A tad bigger screen size
4.3 "
vs
4 "
7.50% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
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446
Has an external memory slot
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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285
Clearly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2.2 MP
vs
1.2 MP
1.83x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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265
Has stereo speakers
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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255
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
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222
Can be charged via standard USB cable
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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200
Has NFC
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
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194
Has USB mass storage support
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
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184
Is DLNA certified
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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182
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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141
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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.
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131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
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67
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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37
Notably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
30 fps
vs
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
vs
No
Top 10 Reasons for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
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196
Supports widgets
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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144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.
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129
The browser has word wrap
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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24
Vastly Customizable
Yes
vs
No
Launchers are available for android devices that allow full customization of the home screen and pretty much anything else. The widgets also add some more customisation.
Ramin G. Far
15
Different virtual keyboards can be installed
Yes
vs
No
Android allows to easily change the software keyboards and the Play Store offers keyboards from many vendors.
Aiden Richardson
12
Sharing menu
Yes
vs
No
The sharing menu is best on Android
Johann Hofmann
7
Is open source software
Yes
vs
No
Open Source Software makes the world a better place.
Sadiah Latip
2
Better Performance
Yes
vs
No
Canon has got user friendly UI n better performance....
Sabrina Falcone
1
Yes
Yes
vs
No
Is apple really still in business?
Sudeep Ramachandran
1
Beautiful shape attery backup and clear camera viwith good b
Yes
vs
No
Vivia Marcela Mina Leon
-9
Motorola g
Yes
vs
No
Nokia lumia 720
Johannes Schwaben
-17
CANVAS 2 HAS IPS SCREEN AND WIN PRO HAS CAPACITIVE SCREEN
Yes
vs
No
Steffan Wood
-18
Lenses the
Yes
vs
No
The lesne in the oppi n1 is bigger and longer which means it better at macro photograph than Samsung 1cm software
Ramin G. Far
-22
Best Facebook Messenger app with chat heads
Yes
vs
No
The Android Facebook Messenger app has an intuitive and fast interface with so called chat heads lying above other apps (in contrast to the Facebook Messenger app of other OSes).

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 18 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 5S

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

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278
Direct updates by OS vendor
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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152
Sizably more internal storage
64 GB
vs
16 GB
48 GB more internal storage
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109
Has a flash w/ dual-LEDs
Yes
vs
No
Two LEDs are brighter than flashes with just one LED.
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105
Has an IPS screen
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.
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95
Thinner
7.6 mm
vs
9.4 mm
1.80 mm thinner
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71
Significantly more microphone(s)
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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32
Supports 64-bit
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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29
120fps HD slow-motion video capture
Yes
vs
No
Slo-Mo video in hi-def with a simple interface for editing allows for excellent quality shots of high speed video footage.
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24
Has a fingerprint scanner
Yes
vs
No
The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.
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6
Has AF tracking
Yes
vs
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.
Florence Collins
4
Front camera has BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A backside illuminated camera sensor is better at capturing images in low light. It is useful to have it on your front camera if you have video chats etc. in places without much light.
Pavide Darenti
3
Has a processor dedicated to fitness app
Yes
vs
No
Better for those who like sports
Loling Cheekangchen
-1
Smaller in the hand
Yes
vs
No
Easier to use.
Varun Shanbhag
-4
Authentic and Safe
Yes
vs
No
Piracy/Hacking is difficult in iPhone
Aiden Richardson
-6
Supports Square credit card reader
Yes
vs
No
This smartphone attachment from Square means that you can receive credit card payments using your device. It can be useful for small businesses etc, so you don't miss out on sales if customers aren't carrying cash.
Silviu Dumitru
-6
Better build quality & silent button
Yes
vs
No
It's from aluminium and that silent button is very useful
Rudy Kalkbasepijpje
-7
Some iPhone reasons are coming from Apple fanboys and girls.
Yes
vs
No
Because they make no sense in comparison.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-10
Has f2.2 aperture camera
Yes
vs
No
For better overall quality & close-ups
Xander Craig Gonzaga
-12
Has Fingerprint Sensor
Yes
vs
No
IPhone 5c Like iPhone 5
Aiden Richardson
-13
Easier to use with one hand
Yes
vs
No
The design of the phone is smaller, making it easier to use with one hand.
Xander Craig Gonzaga
-13
High Grade Metal
Yes
vs
No
High Grade Plastic
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-13
Designed for users
Yes
vs
No
User friendly user interface (ui) and body design so you use it easier
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-13
Has auto image stabilization
Yes
vs
No
For stable image
Aiden Richardson
-14
Supports iBeacon
Yes
vs
No
IBeacon lets you get shopping deals and information pushed to your phone when you enter a store
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-14
Chamfered edges
Yes
vs
No
It has chamfered edges, a really nice design feature which looks great
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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
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132
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
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19
Has a child lock
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
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-14
Supports slow motion video recording
Yes
vs
No
Pavide Darenti
-18
Has Airdrop
Yes
vs
No
It lets you quickly and easily share photos, videos, contacts and anything else from any app with a Share button.
Alvin Satya Setiawan Ⓥ
-18
Beautifuly designed
Yes
vs
No
Ios7 was designed to compliment the iphone
Lorenz Inou
-18
Has iCloud
Yes
vs
No
Sync of Contacts, Photo, Mail, Calendar, Documents all over your iDevices/Mac/PC; Backup, Locate iPhone with Apple ID in any browser; do Backups of apps (WhatsApp,...)
Eric Yuen
-19
Less or virtually no virus
Yes
vs
No
RT is still virus prone but only has Windows Defender.
Pavide Darenti
-24
Has smart multitasking
Yes
vs
No
IOS 7 learns when you like to use your apps and can update your content before you launch them. So if you tend to check your favorite social app at 9:00 a.m. every day, your feed will be ready and waiting for you.
Ramin G. Far
-24
Efficient use of the battery
Yes
vs
No
Felix Simpson
-25
Camera lets you shoot photos in square format
Yes
vs
No
Nice looking photos without using an app like instagram
Remy Dovers
-28
Consistent application icons
Yes
vs
No
More aesthetically pleasing
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Marks your frequent locations on the map
Yes
vs
No
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-29
Shows timestamps in messages app
Yes
vs
No
You can keep track of your massages easily.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-34
Unlimited number of apps per folder
Yes
vs
No
You can organize your apps in the way you want.

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

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vs
No

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