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 Z1Galaxy S4
xperia-zgalaxy-s4
Other NamesSony Xperia Z1 Honami
Sony Xperia Z1 C6902/L39h
Sony Xperia Z1 C6903
Sony Xperia Z1 C6906
Sony Xperia Z1 C6943
Samsung Galaxy S4 I9500
AnnouncedSeptember, 2013March, 2013
Screen size5.0-inches5.0-inches
Dimensions144 x 74 x 8.5 mm136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density~441 ppi~441 ppi
Display TechTFT
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Triluminos display
Super AMOLED, 16M colors
Screen ProtectionShatter proof
scratch-resistant glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Weight170 g (4.90 oz)130 g (4.59 oz)
System chipQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974Exynos 5 Octa 5410
ProcessorQuad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 and quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7
GraphicsAdreno 330Adreno 320
RAM2 GB2 GB
Internal Storage16GB16GB
External StoragemicroSD, up to 64 GBmicroSD, up to 64 GB
Rear Camera20.7MP – 1080p@30fps video recording
1/2.3″ sensor size
13MP – 1080p@30fps video recording
Front-Facing Camera2MP – 1080p@30fps2MP – 1080p@30fps
OSAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Wi-Fi802.11a/b/g/n
dual band
802.11a/b/g/n
dual band
GPSYesYes
ConnectermicroUSBmicroUSB
BluetoothYes, 4.0Yes, 4.0
ApplicationsPlay StorePlay Store
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassAccelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Barometer, Humidity, Gesture
ColorsBlack, White, PurpleWhite Frost, Black Mist, Arctic Blue
LTEYesYes
NFCYesYes
Battery LifeNon-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 ChargingNoYes (Market dependent)
Other FeaturesDust Proof
Water Resistant
Air gestures
TouchWiz UI

Also checkout:
Sony Xperia Z Specs

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