Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.5 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density

342 ppi
534 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

61.72 %
76.09 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm)
5.94 x 2.86 x 0.30 inches (150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 58
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Pink, Green, White
Black, Gold, Silver, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

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

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 530

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 200 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band, e; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSPA

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
3600 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

10.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
36.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 13 hours; LTE: 15 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours

Music playback

94.00 hours
66.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
19.00 hours

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, TTY/TDD

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 25, 2014
Feb 12, 2016

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0640 link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG935F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.43 W/kg
0.27 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.66 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
0.96 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 799
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