60points

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

41points

Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
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Why is Sony Xperia Z1 Compact better than Sony Xperia Z1 Mini?

  • Wireless charging
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has integrated LTE
  • Has a two-stage shutter
  • Supports ANT+
  • Supports OpenGL ES 3.0, allowing for improved game graphics
  • Has AF tracking
  • Has integrated graphics

Why is Sony Xperia Z1 Mini better than Sony Xperia Z1 Compact?

  • 10% more megapixels (front camera)
    2.2MPvs2MP

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.4mm

9.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

64.9mm

64.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

127mm

127mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

77.48cm³

77.48cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

342ppi

342ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

For example

Panasonic Eluga Z1

4.screen size

4.3"

4.3"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

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.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.Has integrated graphics
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has out-of-order execution
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

4.RAM

2GB

2GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

5.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

6.Has NX bit
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

Cameras

1.megapixels

20.7MP

20.7MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.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.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

2MP

2.2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2

f/2

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.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.has a flash
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has a front camera
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

2300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
2.Has offline voice recognition
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini
5.Is free and open source
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

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.

6.Has sharing intents
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z1 Mini

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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