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Sony Xperia Z1 vs Google Nexus 5

Top 36 Reasons for the

Sony Xperia Z1

Compared to Google Nexus 5

anonymous
1957
Reasonably more battery power
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3050 mAh
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2300 mAh
32.61% more battery power
anonymous
960
A shade bigger screen size
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5 "
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4.95 "
1.01% bigger screen size. The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
anonymous
901
Notably more megapixels (photo)
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20.7 MP
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8 MP
2.59x more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
729
Has an external memory slot
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Yes
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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
628
Measurably more megapixel (photo, front camera)
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2 MP
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1.3 MP
1.54x more megapixel (photo, front camera)
anonymous
465
Has stereo speakers
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Yes
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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
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Yes
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No
Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
anonymous
406
Significantly faster downloads
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150 MBits/s
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100 MBits/s
1.50x faster downloads
anonymous
319
Slightly thinner
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8.5 mm
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8.59 mm
0.09 mm thinner
anonymous
301
Has a dedicated camera button
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Yes
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No
A dedicated camera button allows you to take snapshots more easily.
anonymous
296
Has a radio
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Yes
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No
It works as an FM radio with included headsets
anonymous
238
Has a two-stage shutter
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Yes
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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.
anonymous
215
Wider aperture at minimum focal length
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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
174
Has a BSI sensor
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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
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Yes
vs
No
Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
anonymous
108
Supports ANT+
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Yes
vs
No
ANT+ is a wireless protocol similar to Bluetooth Smart, and is very power efficient. It is mainly used for fitness monitoring devices such as heart rate monitors and cadence sensors to connect to other devices, eg. sports watches, smartphones and cycling computers.
anonymous
102
Higher GeekBench result
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904
vs
867
Higher GeekBench result. This is a cross-platform benchmark that measures the performance of the CPU. (Source: Primate Labs, 2014)
anonymous
99
Has manual ISO
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Yes
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No
This allows to manually set the ISO level.
anonymous
91
Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
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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
65
A tad faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
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3172
vs
3137
1.12% faster Internet browser (Browsermark 2.0)
anonymous
56
Has AF tracking
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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.
Martinus Kevin Sullivan
19
PlayStation Mobile Certified
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Yes
vs
No
This Xperia can play apps & games from PlayStation Mobile platform. US/EU PSN ID is required to use this feature.
Ricky Fang
10
Has glass back
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Yes
vs
No
A glass back looks nice
Sri Hari Vishal
6
Shatterproof and scratch resistant back and front
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Yes
vs
No
Sri Hari Vishal
4
Burst shot with flash
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Yes
vs
No
It can take burst shots with flash
Gabriel Satrio Wibowo
4
Supports Dualshock 3 Controller
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Yes
vs
No
You can use PS3 Controller to play games on Sony Xperia Z1
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Sony Xperia Z1 is better than Google Nexus 5 because...

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No

Top 13 Reasons for the

Google Nexus 5

Compared to Sony Xperia Z1

anonymous
1510
A little faster CPU clock speed
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4 x 2.3 GHz
vs
4 x 2.2 GHz
4.55% faster CPU clock speed
anonymous
1243
Somewhat higher pixel density
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445 ppi
vs
441 ppi
0.91% higher pixel density
anonymous
573
Has branded damage resistant glass
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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
483
Has built-in optical image stabilization
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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
471
Direct updates by OS vendor
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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
332
Reasonably lighter
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130 g
vs
169 g
39 g lighter
anonymous
324
Distinctly more internal storage
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32 GB
vs
16 GB
16 GB more internal storage
anonymous
157
Shoots 360° panorama
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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
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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
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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.
anonymous
-117
Lots narrower
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69.17 mm
vs
73.9 mm
4.73 mm narrower
anonymous
-182
A little less body volume
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81.9 cm³
vs
90.7 cm³
10.74% less body volume
anonymous
-195
Marginally shorter
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137.84 mm
vs
144.4 mm
6.56 mm shorter

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