Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Google Nexus 5

Top 16 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
518
Appreciably more megapixels (photo)
20.7 MP
vs
8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
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.
anonymous
287
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
2.2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.69x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
266
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.
anonymous
255
Is dustproof and water resistant
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
142
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
2
vs
2.4
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
141
Has a dedicated camera button
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
131
Has a radio
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
91
Has a BSI sensor
Yes
vs
No
A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
anonymous
69
Measurably higher maximum light sensitivity
6400 ISO
vs
3200 ISO
2x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
67
Weather sealed
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
40
Has manual ISO
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
-351
Plenty narrower
64.9 mm
vs
69.17 mm
4.27 mm narrower
anonymous
-362
Marginally less body volume
77.5 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
5.68% less body volume
anonymous
-396
Shorter
127 mm
vs
137.84 mm
10.84 mm shorter
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
Yes
vs
No
Top 1 Reason for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean (API level 17)
anonymous
144
Plays Adobe Flash
Yes
vs
No
Adobe Flash with video and sound is supported in the device's browser.

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

Yes
vs
No

Top 28 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

anonymous
840
Modestly faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
676
Way higher pixel density
445 ppi
vs
342 ppi
30.12% higher pixel density
anonymous
577
Clearly higher resolution
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
475
Bigger screen size
4.95 "
vs
4.3 "
15.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
344
Has branded damage resistant glass
Yes
vs
No
Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontail Glass) is thin and lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
anonymous
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.
anonymous
267
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yes
vs
No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
anonymous
152
Wireless charging
Yes
vs
No
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
anonymous
152
Vastly more internal storage
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
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.
anonymous
95
Modestly thinner
8.59 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.81 mm thinner
anonymous
53
Shoots 360° panorama
Yes
vs
No
It allows you to shoot a panorama 360° in every direction, by stitching together multiple shots that you take whilst turning on the spot. This creates a spherical 360° panorama, which allows you to look around in all directions instead of just horizontally.
Lucas Genoud
28
Cheaper
Yes
vs
No
You paie less for the performance of a more expensive expensive device
Anna Maria Priolo
23
Is a SlimPort device
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
José Muñoz
9
Have Google Experience
Yes
vs
No
Android 4.4 introduce the all-new google experience only in nexus 5
Jose Andrade
5
The Nexus 5 Is 300 dollars cheeper (unlocked)
Yes
vs
No
With the Money you saved you can buy a Nexus 7 ( 230 USD) , Logitech UE 4000 Headphones (50 USD) and have 30 dollars left
Akshay Singh Shekhawat
4
Bluetooth 3.0 With File Transfer Support
Yes
vs
No
You can Transfer Stuff easily from your phone or tablet to any other Device other than apple's shitty Airdrop service.
Lorenzo MW Gambino
3
Supports QI Charging
Yes
vs
No
This phone can charge wirelessly with any QI charging surface.
David Whovian
1
Less bloat software
Yes
vs
No
Run a smoother version of android
Silviu Dumitru
0
Customization, living
Yes
vs
No
On Android you have totally freedom.
Mazhar Ali Siddiquee
-4
Tell the difference
Yes
vs
No
Anna Maria Priolo
-5
Magnetic wireless charger
Yes
vs
No
The phone simply snaps into place and begins to charge.
Mrsun Patel
-5
Best feature with much lower cost
Yes
vs
No
Give lots of feature powerful device with much lower cost as compare Iphone5s.
Yasser Ehab
-5
Built in emojis
Yes
vs
No
Has a built in emojis in google keyboard
Nilesh Kubavat
-6
Excellent processor and GPU
Yes
vs
No
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Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 9 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
165
Supports 4K resolution
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
132
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Yes
vs
No
Florence Collins
16
"Find my phone" voice command
Yes
vs
No
You can ask Google Now to find your phone when you have misplaced it nearby, and the phone will ring loudly so that you can find it.
Pavide Darenti
14
Has smart caller ID
Yes
vs
No
Whenever you get a call from a phone number not in your contacts, your phone will look for matches from businesses with a local listing on Google Maps.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
11
Has an immersive mode
Yes
vs
No
Hides everything except the app you're using.
Pavide Darenti
9
Has "OK Google" voice command feature
Yes
vs
No
When saying 'Ok Google' it will activate voice control.
Pavide Darenti
8
Has Chromecast support
Yes
vs
No
With your Android device and a Chromecast, you can enjoy your favorite online entertainment, from Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, and Google Play on your HDTV.
Vidhya Vs
1
NEXUS BATTERY CASE IS AVAILABELE
Yes
vs
No
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Maty Sanchez
1
PlayStation Mobile Certified
Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Florence Collins
-2
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.
Emilia Brzdąkiewicz
-4
Has Cloud Print feature
Yes
vs
No
You can print docs easily from your phone or tablet.
Shaun Da Rocha
-9
Cyanogenmod ready
Yes
vs
No
With Cyanogenmod, customize your phone's or tablet's interface in any way imaginable. Just go to Cyanogenmod's website, get the installer, and follow the simple steps to get your device truly open-source.

Google Nexus 5 is better than Sony Xperia Z1 Mini because...

Yes
vs
No

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