35points

Sony Xperia ZR

39points

Xiaomi Redmi 2

Sony Xperia ZR
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Sony Xperia ZR vs Xiaomi Redmi 2

Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

Why is Sony Xperia ZR better than Xiaomi Redmi 2?

  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has NFC
  • Is DLNA certified
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Weather sealed
  • 3mm shorter
    131mmvs134mm
  • Has a BSI sensor
  • Has manual ISO

Why is Xiaomi Redmi 2 better than Sony Xperia ZR?

  • 2.17% bigger screen size
    4.7"vs4.6"
  • 1mm thinner
    9.4mmvs10.4mm
  • Has a removable battery
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.2mm narrower
    67.2mmvs67.4mm
  • Is a multi-user system
  • Has integrated LTE
  • Supports two SIM cards

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

2.Weather sealed
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

3.thickness

10.4mm

9.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

67.4mm

67.2mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.height

131mm

134mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

6.volume

91.83cm³

84.65cm³

Best

Palm Phone

36.17cm³

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

319ppi

312ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

For example

Nokia 8.1

4.screen size

4.6"

4.7"

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

3.Has out-of-order execution
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

For example

ZTE Blade V8 16GB

4.Has AES
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.RAM

2GB

1GB

Best

Vivo NEX 2

10GB

6.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

13MP

8MP

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.has a flash
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

4.has a front camera
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

5.has a built-in HDR mode
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).

6.has a BSI sensor
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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.

Audio

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

2.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

3.has a radio
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

2200mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2
2.Has offline voice recognition
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2
5.Is free and open source
Sony Xperia ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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 ZR
Xiaomi Redmi 2

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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