Sony Xperia Z
The Sony Xperia Z runs Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) out-of-the-box. As for the technical side we can speak of a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064+MDM9215M) processor with 4 cores running at 1.5 GHz frequency, which will be responsible for executing applications smoothly with the help of a RAM of 2 GB.
Touch screen TFT con BRAVIA Engine 2 on this smartphone has a diagonal size of 5 inches, with a native resolution that reaches 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Another important feature on any smartphone is the internal storage capacity, and in this case we have 16 GB with microSD Expansion slot. To take photos it has 13-megapixel Exmor RS rear camera with LED Flash and video recording @ 1080p, and a 2-megapixel Exmor R Front camera.
Moreover, the connectivity of the Xperia Z is composed by Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS and NFC, including some features that are not present in all smartphones, as can be FM Radio, 4G / LTE, MHL and sensors Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass. On the side we found a 3.5 mm Jack for headphones and USB.
This terminal has dimensions of 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm with a total weight of 146 grams, and the battery has a capacity of 2330 mAh.
Pricewise, the Sony Xperia Z SIM free can be found in stores from about $499.
Samsung Galaxy S4
The Samsung Galaxy S4 has Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and a 5-inch Super AMOLED screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
In terms of power, we have a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor with 4 cores at 1.9 GHz, together with 2 GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is 16 / 32 / 64 GB with microSD Expansion slot.
The most prominent multimedia component is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash and video recording @ 1080p, and a 2-megapixel Front camera.
Moreover, the connectivity of the phone is composed of Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS, GLONASS, Infrared and NFC. We also found some additional technologies inside, as 4G / LTE, MHL and the most common sensors... Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity.
In addition, we have the classic 3.5 mm Headphone Jack and USB. Its battery is 2600 mAh, and this device has dimensions of 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm and a weight of 130 grams.
The approximate price of the Galaxy S4 SIM free version is $599.
Specs and Price Comparison
|Sony Xperia Z||Samsung Galaxy S4|
|Operating system||Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)||Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)|
|Screen||5 inch||5 inch|
|Panel||TFT con BRAVIA Engine 2||Super AMOLED|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Pixel density||443 ppi||441 ppi|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064+MDM9215M)||Qualcomm Snapdragon 600|
|CPU frequency||1.5 GHz||1.9 GHz|
|RAM||2 GB||2 GB|
|GPU||Adreno 320||Adreno 320|
|Internal storage||16 GB||16 / 32 / 64 GB|
|Memory Card Type||microSD||microSD|
|Rear camera sensor||Exmor RS|
|Rear camera resolution||13 megapixel||13 megapixel|
|Rear camera video recording||1080p||1080p|
|Front camera sensor||Exmor R|
|Front camera resolution||2 megapixel||2 megapixel|
|Front camera video recording||1080p||1080p|
|4G / LTE||Yes||Yes|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass||Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Proximity, Light, Compass, Barometer, Temperature, Humidity|
|Battery||2330 mAh||2600 mAh|
|Talk time||11 hours||17 hours|
|Standby time||550 hours||350 hours|
|Dimensions||139 x 71 x 7.9 mm||136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm|
|Weight||146 grams||130 grams|
|Notes||IPX5/7 (water resistant) e IP5X (dust resistant)|
|Price||499 $||599 $|
Advantages of the Sony Xperia Z
- Pixel density (443 ppi)
- FM Radio
- Standby time (550 hours)
- Price (499 $)
Advantages of the Samsung Galaxy S4
- CPU frequency (1.9 GHz)
- Battery (2600 mAh)
- Talk time (17 hours)
- Dimensions (136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm)
- Weight (130 grams)