62points

Sony Xperia Z1

34points

Sony Xperia ZR

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Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia ZR

Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

Why is Sony Xperia Z1 better than Sony Xperia ZR?

  • 1.9mm thinner
    8.5mmvs10.4mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Wireless charging
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • Is a multi-user system
  • Has integrated LTE
  • Has a two-stage shutter

Why is Sony Xperia ZR better than Sony Xperia Z1?

  • 31g lighter
    138gvs169g
  • 6.5mm narrower
    67.4mmvs73.9mm
  • 13.4mm shorter
    131mmvs144.4mm

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Design

1.weight

169g

138g

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62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Sony Xperia ZR

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

3.thickness

8.5mm

10.4mm

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4.6mm

4.width

73.9mm

67.4mm

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42mm

5.Weather sealed
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Sony Xperia ZR

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

6.height

144.4mm

131mm

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67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

441ppi

319ppi

Best

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847ppi

2.screen size

5"

4.6"

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

Best

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7.2"

3.resolution

1080 x 1920px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
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Sony Xperia ZR

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

For example

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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Sony Xperia ZR

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
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2.2GHz

4 x 1.5GHz

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10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

2GB

2GB

Best

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10GB

3.has an external memory slot
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

4.internal storage

16GB

8GB

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5.semiconductor size

28nm

28nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

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7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
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Sony Xperia ZR

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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Cameras

1.megapixels

20.7MP

13MP

Best

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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.

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1080 x 120fps

3.has a BSI sensor
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

4.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

5.has a two-stage shutter
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

6.has manual exposure
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

This allows to manually set the exposure.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Sony Xperia ZR

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 radio
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Sony Xperia ZR

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

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4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Sony Xperia ZR

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

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Battery

1.battery power

3050mAh

2300mAh

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16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
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Sony Xperia ZR

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

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

4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia Z1
Sony Xperia ZR

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.has NFC
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Sony Xperia ZR

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

2.Is DLNA certified
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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Sony Xperia ZR

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.

4.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

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5.1

5.The browser has word wrap
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Sony Xperia ZR

The web browser has automatic word wrap when zooming, the user can easily read long lines without scrolling horizontally.

6.Is a multi-user system
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Sony Xperia ZR

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