Sony Xperia Z1 vs Sony Xperia Z2

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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 441 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

64.52 %
69.17 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AB

Processor:

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
3GB LPDDR3

Internal storage:

16GB
16GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.2, 4.4, 4.3, 4.2.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2)

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
3200 mAh

Type:

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

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

20.7 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F2.0; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, Video light, EIS
HDR

Front:

2 MP
2.2 MP

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.69 x 2.91 x 0.33 inches (144.4 x 73.9 x 8.5 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

6.00 oz (170.0 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP58
Water, Dust; IP58

Keys:

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

Colors:

Black, Purple, White
Black, Purple, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type:

Micro SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition, Custom equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other:

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

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 30, 2013
Jul 23, 2014

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0450 link
PY7PM-0745 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.75 W/kg
0.94 W/kg

Body:

0.77 W/kg
0.87 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.33 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.15 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Charger, microUSB cable, User documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 04, 2013
Feb 24, 2014
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