Sony Xperia Z VS. Sony Xperia Z1: Comparison

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

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
8.6
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
8.2
7.1
Performance & Hardware
5.4
6.6
Camera
5.8
8.5
Connectivity
8
8.5
Battery
4.7
6.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
C6603, C6602, Xperia Z LTE
C6903, C6943, i1 Honami, C6906, C6902/L39h

Presentation

Unveiled
January 2013, 5 years ago
September 2013, 5 years ago
State
Not available
On Sale

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
71.0 mm
139.0 mm
8.0 mm
74.0 mm
144.0 mm
9.0 mm
Weight
146 g
170 g
Usable surface
69 %
64 %
Materials
Glass
-
Resistance
IP55
IP57
IP55
IP58
Colors

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5"
Type
LCD IPS TFT
LCD IPS TFT
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Dragontrail glass
  • Multi-touch
  • Reality display
  • Scratch resistant
  • Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Capacitive
  • LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes



Prototypes
Sony Xperia Z
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z1
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
CPU
Krait 200
Krait 400
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
1.5 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 320
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
2 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
20.835
Overall performance better than 21% of devices
41.029
Overall performance better than 59% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
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
13 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.136 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX135 Exmor RS
Sony Exmor RS 1/2,3
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
Unknow
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • 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
2.2 Mpx
2 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • 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)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • 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
Micro 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
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVCTP (Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

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

SAR

European measurement

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

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American measurement

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

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Others

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

Battery

Capacity
2330 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

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