Sony Xperia Z2 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Is the performance level between Z1 and Z2 all that different? Let's dive in for the nitty-gritty details in the fight between the six-months old Z1, and its overhauled successor the Z2...
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1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

The five month separation period between the devices really bothers me. LMAO.

4. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Z2 is the thing what Z1 should have been at first place.

5. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

Exactly my thoughts Sir +1

10. sgodsell

Posts: 7382; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

I might still get the Z2. It looks very Good. I should have waited on the S5, although I got a Gear Neo with it for only $49 extra. Its easy to change lauchers on Android. I am getting tired of Samsung's S apps. I think I need a change. Don't get me wrong there is nothing wrong with my S5, and it runs smooth. I just need a change and I think Sony has my next number.

13. Arte-8800

Posts: 4562; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

I wonder what we're they thinking using outdated specs

2. StraightEdgeNexus

Posts: 3689; Member since: Feb 14, 2014

COME ON now who needs this comparison PA, compare it to current flagships.

3. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

is there a need for this comparison? please proceed to the s5, m8, p7, oppo find 7, ip5s, and one plus one.

6. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

I'm so glad they finally listened! I hope SONY buries their home-brewed Triluminous / TFT for good. And NO!, even on mid-low end devices. Please, do yourselves a favor Sony........... An old screen tech just don't have a place on modern day smartphones Maybe it would be great if they start releasing phones with Amoled or even Super LCD 3 displays as well. It doesn't really hurt to experiment sometimes,

7. district11

Posts: 126; Member since: Apr 17, 2011

Why is camera on Z1 better ??

8. jb4674

Posts: 145; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

Sony can KMA. After waiting and waiting for this stupid phone (the Z2) to be released in the US, I gave up and bought an iPhone 5s because my phone died. Sony's marketing strategy for the US needs to be examined and their priorities need to be changed. You cannot compete with Apple and Samsung without launching your products in the US first.

9. amasog

Posts: 552; Member since: Aug 22, 2013


11. koko1

Posts: 103; Member since: Dec 03, 2013

there is no change in the camera !!! WTF ??

12. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Slight tweaks to the software make the Z2 slightly better. So many people actually think the Z2 camera is miles ahead of the Z1 which is not true at all. They're almost identical lol

14. buccob

Posts: 2968; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

And both Z2 and Z1 cameras are on par with Galaxy S5 camera... so I do not know what your "lol" is about... Also Battery life was greatly improved... check GSMArena scores against others...

15. pr890123

Posts: 1; Member since: Jul 09, 2014

Guys don't purchase any sony phone, quality standards are very low and sony service center facility is worst in comparison to all other mobile vendors.
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