Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 – Specs Comparison

Sony has introduced its flagship Xperia Z1 smartphone, the successor of Xperia Z. With this new smartphone, Sony continues to make impressive Android smartphones. Xperia Z1 packs great hardware specifications such as 5-inch Truliminous full HD display with the X-Reality engine, top-end 2.2GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, a monstrous 20.7MP shooter and it runs Android 4.3. The biggest challenge for Xperia Z1 will be the Galaxy S4, the new champion of the popular Samsung Galaxy lineup. So, we have put together an Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4 specs comparison sheet to see which one is better at hardware offerings.

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Xperia Z1 vs Galaxy S4

Sony xperia Z1 Galaxy S4
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Other Names Sony Xperia Z1 Honami
Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/L39h
Sony Xperia Z1 C6903
Sony Xperia Z1 C6906
Sony Xperia Z1 C6943
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
Announced September, 2013 March, 2013
Screen size 5.0-inches 5.0-inches
Dimensions 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density ~441 ppi ~441 ppi
Display Tech TFT
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Triluminos display
Super AMOLED, 16M colors
Screen Protection Shatter proof
scratch-resistant glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Weight 170 g (4.90 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz)
System chip Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 Exynos 5 Octa 5410
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 and quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics Adreno 330 Adreno 320
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Storage 16GB 16GB
External Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
Rear Camera 20.7MP – 1080p@30fps video recording
1/2.3″ sensor size
13MP – 1080p@30fps video recording
Front-Facing Camera 2MP – 1080p@30fps 2MP – 1080p@30fps
OS Android 4.3 Jelly Bean Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
dual band
802.11a/b/g/n
dual band
GPS Yes Yes
Connecter microUSB microUSB
Bluetooth Yes, 4.0 Yes, 4.0
Applications Play Store Play Store
Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Barometer, Humidity, Gesture
Colors Black, White, Purple White Frost, Black Mist, Arctic Blue
LTE Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Battery Life Non-removable Li-Po Capcity: 3000mAh
Talk time: 14 hrs
Stand by: Up to 850 h
Capcity: 2600 mAh
Talk time: 17hrs
Standy by time: 13.3 days
Wireless Charging No Yes (Market dependent)
Other Features Dust Proof
Water Resistant
Air gestures
TouchWiz UI

Also checkout:
Sony Xperia Z Specs

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