Apple iPhone 5c VS. Sony Xperia Z1: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Apple iPhone 5c VS. Sony Xperia Z1. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
7
Cost-effectiveness
7
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.9
7.1
Performance & Hardware
5
6.7
Camera
7.7
8.5
Connectivity
7.7
8.6
Battery
9.6
6.7

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
iPhone Light, Low-cost iPhone, iPhone Lite
C6903, C6943, i1 Honami, C6906, C6902/L39h

Presentation

Unveiled
September 2013, 5 years ago
September 2013, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
59.2 mm
124.4 mm
9.0 mm
74.0 mm
144.0 mm
9.0 mm
Weight
132 g
170 g
Usable surface
60 %
64 %
Materials
Polycarbonate
-
Resistance
-
IP55
IP58
Colors

Screen

Diagonal
4"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS TFT
Resolution
640 x 1136 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
326 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 2
  • Multi-touch
  • Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
  • Retina display
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes




Prototypes
Apple iPhone 5c
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Apple A6 APL0589
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU
Apple Swift ARMv7
Krait 400
Type
Dual-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.3 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
PowerVR SGX543 MP3
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
1 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
27.524
Overall performance better than 38% of devices
41.029
Overall performance better than 60% of devices

Storage

Capacity
8 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 5.5-6.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
No
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
LED Notifications

Camera

Main

Resolution
8 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.391 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Apple iSight Camera (5)
Sony Exmor RS 1/2,3
Type
CMOS BSI
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
  • Autofocus
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Face detection
  • HDR
  • Panorama
  • Touch focus
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
1.2 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA2000 EX-DO REV.A
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • CDMA BC15 (1700/2100 AWS)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DID
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Cell ID
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Proprietary
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.990 W/Kg on head
0.950 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.190 W/Kg on head
1.190 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • TV-Out
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
1510 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
iOS 10
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

Prices

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