Sony Xperia Z1 vs Apple iPhone 4S 64GB
Top 77 Reasons for the
Sony Xperia Z1
Compared to Apple iPhone 4S 64GB
Substantially more battery power
2.15x more battery power
Considerably faster CPU clock speed
4 x 2.2 GHz
2 x 0.8 GHz
5.50x faster CPU clock speed
Way higher pixel density
33.64% higher pixel density
Considerably more RAM memory
1.50 GB more RAM memory
Measurably bigger screen size
42.86% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
Sizably more megapixels (photo)
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
Sizably higher resolution
3.38x higher resolution
Has an external memory slot
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.
Notably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
6.67x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
Has stereo speakers
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Is dustproof and water resistant
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Significantly faster downloads
10.42x faster downloads
Can be charged via standard USB cable
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
Has USB mass storage support
It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.
A little bit thinner
0.80 mm thinner
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Is DLNA certified
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.
Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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.
Has a radio
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
Has a two-stage shutter
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.
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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.
Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Has manual exposure
This allows to manually set the exposure.
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
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Sony Xperia Z1 is better than Apple iPhone 4S 64GB because...
Top Eleven Reasons for the
Apple iPhone 4S 64GB
Compared to Sony Xperia Z1
Direct updates by OS vendor
It can be updated directly by the OS vendor, so no need to wait until the manufacturer or network provider releases an update.
29 g lighter
Significantly more internal storage
48 GB more internal storage
Notably lower SAR for body (USA)
0.17 W/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.
15.30 mm narrower
Noticeably less body volume
49.67% less body volume
29.20 mm shorter