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Samsung Galaxy S4

43points

Sony Xperia Z1

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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1

Why is Samsung Galaxy S4 better than Sony Xperia Z1?

  • Has branded damage-resistant glass
    ?
  • 48GB more internal storage
    ?

    64GBvs16GB
  • Has an OLED or AMOLED display
    ?
  • Has a removable battery
    ?
  • 39g lighter
    ?

    130gvs169g
  • 0.6mm thinner
    ?

    7.9mmvs8.5mm
  • 4.1mm narrower
    ?

    69.8mmvs73.9mm
  • 7.8mm shorter
    ?

    136.6mmvs144.4mm

Why is Sony Xperia Z1 better than Samsung Galaxy S4?

  • 17.31% more battery power
    ?

    3050mAhvs2600mAh
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 15.79% faster CPU speed
    ?

    4 x 2.2GHzvs4 x 1.9GHz
  • 1.59x more megapixels (main camera)
    ?

    20.7MPvs13MP
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a radio
    ?

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User reviews

Overall Rating

Samsung Galaxy S4
6.0
2 User reviews
Samsung Galaxy S4
6.0/10
2 User reviews
Sony Xperia Z1
0.0
0 User reviews
Sony Xperia Z1
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Build quality

6.0/10
2 votes
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Display quality

8.5/10
2 votes
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Battery life

8.0/10
2 votes
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Photography

7.5/10
2 votes
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Performance

6.0/10
2 votes
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Comments

armağan

armağan

2 months ago

10 / 10

super

armağan

armağan

2 months ago

10 / 10

dünyanın en iyi telefonu

0 users found this helpful
Tenebris

Tenebris

1 month ago

2 / 10

Hubiera sido mejor

Tenebris

Tenebris

1 month ago

2 / 10

Presiento que este equipo debería tener como unos 48 pts pq samsung debió poner más empeño

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Design

1.weight

130g

169g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.thickness

7.9mm

8.5mm

The thickness (or depth) of the product.
3.width

69.8mm

73.9mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product.
4.height

136.6mm

144.4mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
7.waterproof depth rating

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The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.
8.volume

75.32cm³

90.7cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
9.lowest potential operating temperature

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

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The minimum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Display

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
3.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.
4.pixel density

441ppi

441ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
5.resolution

1080 x 1920px

1080 x 1920px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
6.refresh rate

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
7.brightness

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A nit is a measurement of the light that a display emits, equal to one candela per square meter. Brighter displays ensure a screen's contents are easy to read, even in sunny conditions.
8.has branded damage-resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Damage-resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.
9.Gorilla Glass version

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Gorilla Glass is one of the most popular brands of chemically strengthened glass, manufactured by Corning. Several versions have been developed, the newer ones being more durable and providing better damage resistance.

Performance

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
2.RAM

2GB

2GB

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.Android version

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A newer version of Android generally provides a better user experience. Major Android releases include new features and improvements to performance, as well as important security updates.
4.AnTuTu benchmark score

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

AnTuTu is one of the most important benchmarks for Android devices. The score reflects the overall performance of a device by summing up results of individual tests that various parameters, such as RAM speed, CPU performance, 2D & 3D graphics performance.
5.3DMark Wild Life benchmark

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Wild Life is a cross-platform benchmark developed by 3DMark that tests the graphical performance of a device (using the Vulkan API on Android/Windows and the Metal API on iOS). Source: 3DMark.
6.3DMark Wild Life Unlimited benchmark

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

Wild Life is a cross-platform benchmark developed by 3DMark that tests the graphical performance of a device (using the Vulkan API on Android/Windows and the Metal API on iOS). The Unlimited version runs off-screen so that factors such as display resolution don’t affect the score. Source: 3DMark.
7.3DMark Wild Life Extreme benchmark

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

Wild Life is a cross-platform benchmark developed by 3DMark that tests the graphical performance of a device (using the Vulkan API on Android/Windows and the Metal API on iOS). The Extreme version is much more graphically-demanding than the standard Wild Life benchmark. Source: 3DMark.
8.Geekbench 5 result (multi)

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's multi-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)
9.Geekbench 5 result (single)

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Geekbench 5 is a cross-platform benchmark that measures a processor's single-core performance. (Source: Primate Labs, 2022)

Cameras

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the front camera. A higher megapixel count means that the front camera is capable of capturing more details, an essential factor for taking high-resolution selfies.
3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
4.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
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.
6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.
7.has a BSI sensor
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
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.
8.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
9.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Operating system

1.has clipboard warnings
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
This privacy feature alerts you with a small notification when an app copies data from your clipboard.
2.has location privacy options
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
This privacy feature allows you to share your approximate location with an app instead of your precise location.
3.has camera/microphone privacy options
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
You can enable or disable an app’s access to the camera or microphone on your device. There are also indication icons to show you when an app uses the camera or microphone.
4.has Mail Privacy Protection
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Mail Privacy Protection is a feature built into the default email app that blocks senders from using “tracking pixels” to see when you’ve read an email. It also hides your IP address from senders.
5.has theme customization
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Theme customization allows you to easily change the appearance of the user interface (UI). For example, by changing the system colors or the app icons.
6.can block app tracking
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Some apps track your activity even when the app is not in use. This privacy feature allows you to block this tracking, either across all apps or on a per-app basis.
7.blocks cross-site tracking
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
This setting (in the default browser) allows you to block cross-site tracking cookies and data to help protect your privacy.
On-device machine learning is used to recognize people, places, and more in the Photos app. The algorithms run on the device, where this sensitive data is then kept. Competing services upload the photos and perform this on their servers, which requires the sharing of personal data.
This means you don’t have to wait for the entire game to download first, as the later stages of the game download while you are playing.

Battery

1.battery power

2600mAh

3050mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.has wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
3.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
4.charging speed

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

Charging speeds are expressed in watts (W), a measure of electrical power. A higher wattage results in a faster charging speed. In order to achieve the advertised charging speed, it is important to use a compatible charger.
5.wireless charging speed

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony Xperia Z1)

Charging speeds are expressed in watts (W), a measure of electrical power. A higher wattage results in a faster charging speed. In order to achieve the advertised charging speed, a compatible wireless charger must be used.
6.has reverse wireless charging

Not applicable

Sony Xperia Z1
The device can be used as a wireless charging station to power other gadgets.
7.reverse wireless charging speed

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

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Charging speeds are expressed in watts (W), a measure of electrical power. A higher wattage results in a faster charging speed.
8.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
9.Has an ultra power-saving mode
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.has LDAC
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
LDAC is a codec developed by Sony for Bluetooth audio. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high resolution audio. It can also automatically adjust to a lower bitrate of 330kbps or 660kbps to increase stability.
5.has aptX HD
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
aptX HD is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 24-bit audio (at a bit rate of 576kbps).
6.has aptX Adaptive
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
aptx Adaptive is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps), which means it can adjust the bit rate for different scenarios, such as listening to HD audio or reducing interference from other devices.
7.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
9.Has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

Features

The fifth-generation wireless technology delivers higher speeds and lower latency than the previous, fourth-generation tech.
2.download speed

100MBits/s

150MBits/s

The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
3.upload speed

50MBits/s

50MBits/s

The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
4.Has USB Type-C
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
5.USB version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Samsung Galaxy S4)

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
6.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
NFC (near-field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions, such as mobile payments. Note: this feature may not be available in all markets.
7.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
8.supports Wi-Fi 6E
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
Wi-Fi 6E was announced in 2020 and has several advantages compared to Wi-Fi 6. In addition to the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, it can operate on the 6GHz band, which provides faster speeds and extremely low latency.
9.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Samsung Galaxy S4
Sony Xperia Z1
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.

Miscellaneous

1.exposure time

1s

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When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
2.power-on delay

0.99s

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It takes less time for the camera to turn on and take a first picture.

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