Sony Xperia Z2 VS. Sony Xperia Z2a: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia Z2 VS. Sony Xperia Z2a. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.4
5.9
Performance & Hardware
7.5
7.1
Camera
8.3
8.3
Connectivity
8.9
8.3
Battery
7.6
6.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
Sirius Maki, SO-03F, D6502, D6503, D6543
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Presentation

Unveiled
February 2014, 4 years ago
June 2014, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
73.3 mm
146.8 mm
8.0 mm
72.0 mm
137.0 mm
11.0 mm
Weight
163 g
163 g
Usable surface
69 %
70 %
Materials
-
-
Resistance
IP55
IP58
IP58
Colors
Black

Turquoise

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.2"
5"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
424 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes




Prototypes
Sony Xperia Z2
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z2a
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
CPU
Krait 400
Krait 400
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
47.881
Antutu v6, Overall performance better than 66% of devices
33.254
Overall performance better than 47% 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
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.7 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.176 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
2.2 Mpx
3.1 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)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • 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
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset 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
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

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

0.375 W/Kg on head
-- 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

1.340 W/Kg on head
0.820 W/Kg on body
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Others

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

Battery

Capacity
3200 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

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