Top 80 Reasons for the Sony Xperia Z1

Top 13 Reasons for the Apple iPhone 4S 64GB

 
 
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Sony Xperia Z1 vs Apple iPhone 4S 64GB

Top 80 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 64GB

3621
Distinctly more battery power
Comment
3050mAh
vs
1418mAh
2.15x more battery power

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2927
Notably faster CPU clock speed
Comment
4 x 2.2GHz
vs
2 x 0.8GHz
5.50x faster CPU clock speed

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2480
Lots higher pixel density
Comment
441ppi
vs
330ppi
33.64% higher pixel density

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2047
Explicitly bigger screen size
Comment
5"
vs
3.5"
42.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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1778
Considerably more megapixels (photo)
Comment
20.7MP
vs
8MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)

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1720
Clearly more RAM memory
Comment
2GB
vs
0.5GB
1.50GB more RAM memory

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1674
Distinctly higher resolution
Comment
1920x1080px
vs
960x640px
3.38x higher resolution

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1459
Clearly more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Comment
2MP
vs
0.3MP
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)

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1389
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.

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900
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.

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885
A little thinner
Comment
8.5mm
vs
9.3mm
0.80mm thinner

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839
Is dustproof and water resistant
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.

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702
Can be charged via standard USB cable
Comment
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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683
Has USB mass storage support
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.

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667
Clearly faster downloads
Comment
150MBits/s
vs
14.4MBits/s
10.42x faster downloads

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662
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.

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658
Has a radio
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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587
Is DLNA certified
Comment
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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564
Has a dedicated camera button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.

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478
Has NFC
Comment
Yes
vs
No
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

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448
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Comment
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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412
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
Comment
2
vs
2.4
Wider aperture at 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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386
Has a two-stage shutter
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.

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350
Weather sealed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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298
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Comment
Yes
vs
No
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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269
Has a video light
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A video light helps when recording a movie in low-light situation like a party.

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Yes
vs
No
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761
Supports 4K resolution
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

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432
The browser has word wrap
Comment
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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403
Is a multi-user system
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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366
Supports widgets
Comment
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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321
Has offline voice recognition
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

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313
Is free and open source
Comment
Yes
vs
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.

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287
Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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276
Supports Java
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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71
Newer version of OpenGL
Comment
3
vs
2.1
Newer version of OpenGL. OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Google Navigator is a great turn-by-turn navigation app, standard on all Android phones.

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2
328
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.

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240
Substantially higher ram speed
Comment
800MHz
vs
400MHz
400MHz higher ram speed. It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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162
Distinctly more CPU threads
Comment
4
vs
2
2 more CPU threads. More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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114
Clearly more memory bandwidth
Comment
12.8GB/s
vs
6.4GB/s
6.40GB/s more memory bandwidth. This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

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81
Explicitly bigger L2 cache
Comment
2MB
vs
1MB
1MB bigger L2 cache. A larger L2 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
Yes
vs
No
Top 5 Reasons for Qualcomm Adreno 330 (450MHz)
334
Significantly faster GPU clock speed
Comment
450MHz
vs
200MHz
250MHz faster GPU clock speed. The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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197
Sizably higher floating-point performance
Comment
0.1152TFLOPS
vs
0.0128TFLOPS
0.10TFLOPS higher floating-point performance. Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

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141
Newer version of DirectX
Comment
9.3
vs
9
Newer version of DirectX. DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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83
Newer version of OpenGL ES
Comment
3
vs
2
Newer version of OpenGL ES. OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.

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78
Newer version of OpenVG
Comment
3
vs
1.1
Newer version of OpenVG. OpenVG is used to improve the rendering of 2D graphics on mobile devices, for example the user interface (UI) on a smartphone.

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Qualcomm Krait 400
Yes
vs
No
Top 4 Reasons for Qualcomm Krait 400
104
Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Comment
Yes
vs
No
It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

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98
Clearly wider front-end
Comment
3
vs
2
1 wider front-end. The CPU can decode more instructions per clock (IPC), meaning that the CPU performs better

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66
Substantially more bits executed at a time
Comment
128
vs
64
64 more bits executed at a time. NEON provides acceleration for media processing, such as listening to MP3s.

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48
Clearly newer version of VFP
Comment
4
vs
3
1 newer version of VFP. Vector Floating-Point (VFP) is used by the processor to deliver increased performance in areas such as digital imaging.

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Top 13 Reasons for the

Apple iPhone 4S 64GB

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

1042
Lighter
Comment
140g
vs
169g
29g lighter

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725
Notably more internal storage
Comment
64GB
vs
16GB
48GB more internal storage

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632
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.

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370
Sizably narrower
Comment
58.6mm
vs
73.9mm
15.30mm narrower

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294
Distinctly shorter
Comment
115.2mm
vs
144.4mm
29.20mm shorter

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134
Significantly lower SAR for body (USA)
Comment
0.98W/kg
vs
1.15W/kg
0.17W/kg lower SAR for body (USA). SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) describes how much radio frequency energy emitted by the device will be absorbed by your body. The rate is measured at hip level. The legal limit is 1.6 W/kg in the USA.

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99
Noticeably less body volume
Comment
60.6cm³
vs
90.7cm³
49.67% less body volume

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64
Has AirPlay
Comment
Yes
vs
No
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.

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A square on the home button
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The iPhone has a round home button with a square.

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Apple A5 APL0498
Yes
vs
No
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65
Sizably bigger L1 cache
Comment
64KB
vs
32KB
32KB bigger L1 cache. A larger L1 cache results in faster CPU and system-wide performance.

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iOS 7.0
Yes
vs
No
Top 3 Reasons for iOS 7.0
143
Has a child lock
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

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110
Has turn by turn directions
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device will signal upcoming turns and prepare you, ensuring you stay on route.

×

32
Supports slow motion video recording
Comment
Yes
vs
No

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