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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini vs Google Nexus 5

Top 15 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
907
Measurably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7 MP
vs
8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
732
Has an external memory slot
Comment
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
636
Significantly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2.2 MP
vs
1.3 MP
1.69x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
469
Has stereo speakers
Comment
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
439
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
304
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
298
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
215
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
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
177
Has a BSI sensor
Comment
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
148
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
Comment
Yes
vs
No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
92
Explicitly higher maximum light sensitivity
Comment
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
-111
Reasonably narrower
Comment
64.9 mm
vs
69.17 mm
4.27 mm narrower
anonymous
-176
A tad less body volume
Comment
77.5 cm³
vs
81.9 cm³
5.68% less body volume
anonymous
-192
Shorter
Comment
127 mm
vs
137.84 mm
10.84 mm shorter

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

Yes
vs
No

Top 25 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

anonymous
1522
Marginally faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1248
Much higher pixel density
Comment
445 ppi
vs
342 ppi
30.12% higher pixel density
anonymous
969
Bigger screen size
Comment
4.95 "
vs
4.3 "
15.12% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
902
Substantially higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080 px
vs
1280x720 px
2.25x higher resolution
anonymous
574
Has branded damage resistant glass
Comment
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
490
Has built-in optical image stabilization
Comment
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
474
Direct updates by OS vendor
Comment
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
330
Significantly more internal storage
Comment
32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
323
Somewhat thinner
Comment
8.59 mm
vs
9.4 mm
0.81 mm thinner
anonymous
316
Wireless charging
Comment
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
272
Has an IPS screen
Comment
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
158
Shoots 360° panorama
Comment
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.
Anna Maria Priolo
43
Is a SlimPort device
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With SlimPort you can view HD content on a TV or monitor, by connecting it to the devices micro USB port.
Bunyamin Eren
7
Back panel easily removable
Comment
Yes
vs
No
In contrary to what many people believe, the Nexus 5 is easy to dissassemble, using a plectrum to remove the back panel and a small screwdriver for the screws. All the components are easy to access/replace and back panel can be mounted, no problem.
Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Android 4.4 KitKat (API level 19)
anonymous
314
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.
anonymous
191
Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Eran Machlev
7
Offers free development
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With android, you can make any app you want (without uploading it to Google Play) free of charge.
Jacob Kumar
6
Exellent Features (UI)
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 2 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
anonymous
61
Has integrated graphics
Comment
Yes
vs
No
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
anonymous
41
Has integrated LTE
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
anonymous
56
Has dynamic frequency scaling
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.
anonymous
42
Has NX bit
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
anonymous
41
Has TrustZone
Comment
Yes
vs
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
40
Has out-of-order execution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.
anonymous
40
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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

Yes
vs
No

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