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Sony Xperia Z vs Sony Xperia S

Compare phone and tablet specifications of up to three devices at once.

Display

Size:

5.0 inches
4.3 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 443 PPI
1280 x 720 pixels, 342 PPI

Technology:

TFT
TFT

Screen-to-body:

68.91 %
62.21 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260

Processor:

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Dual-core, 1500 MHz

GPU:

Adreno 320
Adreno 220

RAM:

2GB
1GB

Internal storage:

16GB, available to use: 11 GB
32GB

Storage expansion:

microSDHC up to 32 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (4.1, 4.0.4, 2.3.7, 2.3.5)

Battery

Capacity:

2330 mAh
1750 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, User replaceable

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.4

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (29 fps)

Features:

HDR, EIS, Video calling
Video light

Front:

2.2 MP
1.3 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)
5.04 x 2.52 x 0.42 inches (128 x 64 x 10.6 mm)

Weight:

5.15 oz (146.0 g)
5.08 oz (144.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP57

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Black, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
HSDPA 14.4 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out
DLNA

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
2.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Video out, Charging
Mass storage device, Charging

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Hearing aid compatible:

M3

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 19, 2013
Jan 27, 2012

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0280
PY7A3880120

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.52 W/kg
1.31 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.31 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Quick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery

Availability

Officially announced:

Jan 07, 2013
Jan 10, 2012
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