Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z2

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

342 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

61.72 %
69.17 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
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

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Scenes, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Recording format

MPEG4, H.263, H.264
MPEG4, 3GPP

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Video light, Digital image stabilization
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Front

2 megapixels
2.2 megapixels

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 mm)
5.78 x 2.89 x 0.32 inches (146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.75 oz (163 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass

Resistance

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

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Pink, Green, White
Black, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm 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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Playlists
Album, Artist, Playlists

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, OGG, MIDI
MP3, AAC, FLAC, WMA, MP4, AMR, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, DivX, XviD, AVI, MKV
MPEG4, XviD, AVI, 3GPP, MKV

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

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

2 GB LPDDR3
3 GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Proximity Monitor Profile over LE, Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Host Interface Device Profile, Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

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

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

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

Charging connector

microUSB
microUSB

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, SyncML, 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, 13, 17, 20

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Micro SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
3200 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Talk time

10.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time

27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
28.8 days (690 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
19.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
30.8 days (740 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 

Music playback

94.00 hours
120.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
10.00 hours

Internet browsing

Browser

 
Google Chrome

supports

HTML, HTML5
HTML, HTML5

Built-in online services support

YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+

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

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, To-Do, Document viewer, Calculator, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer, Notes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange, Push e-mail

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jan 25, 2014
Jul 23, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0640 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0745 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.43 W/kg
0.94 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.87 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Availability

Officially announced

Jan 06, 2014
Feb 24, 2014
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