DROID Mini VS Xperia Z

The Sony Xperia Z has better specifications than the Motorola DROID Mini

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Motorola DROID Mini VS Sony Xperia Z

 
DROID Mini Xperia Z
 
The Motorola DROID Mini and the Sony Xperia Z are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The DROID Mini is thicker at 8.6mm
2
The Xperia Z is thinner at 7.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The DROID Mini has a smaller cubic volume of 1004119.875
0
The Xperia Z has a greater cubic volume of 1218204.6875
Less Weight
2
The DROID Mini lighter at 140.1 grams
0
The Xperia Z heavier at 146 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The DROID Mini features a smaller 4.3" display
2
The Xperia Z features a bigger 5" display
Pixel Density
0
The DROID Mini has lower pixel density at 342 ppi
2
The Xperia Z has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
Newer
1
The DROID Mini is newer and was released on 07/2013
0
The Xperia Z is older and was released on 01/2013
Standby Time
0
The DROID Mini can last less around hours
1
The Xperia Z can last more around 550 hours
Talk Time
2
The DROID Mini can last more around 28 hours
0
The Xperia Z can last less around 14 hours
Camera
0
The Xperia Z has a 10mp camera
2
The Xperia Z has a 13mp camera
Total Points
7 9
Total Score
44% 56%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Motorola DROID Mini and the Sony Xperia Z to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia Z has better specifications than the Motorola DROID Mini. Note that the DROID Mini has 16 GB internal storage compared to 16 GB internal storage found in the Xperia Z currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Motorola DROID Mini or the Sony Xperia Z

Availability

Announced on
July 2013 January 2013
Available
August 2013 March 2013

Battery

Capacity
2000 mAh 2330 mAh
Standby Time
- 550 hours
Talk Time
28 hours 14 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
2 4
Speed
1.7GHz 1.5GHz
Type
Motorola X8 Qualcomm MDM9215M

Camera

Main
10mp (4000x2500) 13mp (4128x3096)
Secondary
1600x1200 1600x1200
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 12 YES
GPRS
Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA LTE, HSPA+
NFC
YES YES
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 1080x1920 pixels
Size
4.3 inches 5 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 and CDMA 800, 1900 Dual Mode GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 OR CDMA2000 1xEV-DO HSDPA 850, 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700 Class 13 LTE 800, 850, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600
Alias
DROID Mini for Verizon Xperia C66, C6602
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 -

Memory

Card Slot
- microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
16 GB 16 GB
Ram
2 GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.2 4.2

Other Features

Misc Features
- Water Resistant IP55/IP57
SIM Type
nano-SIM -

Size and Weight

Depth
8.6 mm (0.34 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Height
122.1 mm (4.76 inches) 139.0 mm (5.42 inches)
Weight
140 grams (4.9 ounces) 146 grams (5.1 ounces)
Width
61.2 mm (2.39 inches) 71.0 mm (2.77 inches)