Galaxy S IV VS Xperia Z

The Samsung Galaxy S IV has better specifications than the Sony Xperia Z

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Samsung Galaxy S IV VS Sony Xperia Z

 
Galaxy S IV Xperia Z
 
The Samsung Galaxy S IV 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
1
The Galaxy S IV is 7.9mm
1
The Xperia Z is 7.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Galaxy S IV has a smaller cubic volume of 1176937.0625
0
The Xperia Z has a greater cubic volume of 1218204.6875
Less Weight
2
The Galaxy S IV lighter at 130 grams
0
The Xperia Z heavier at 146 grams
Screen Viewability
1
The Galaxy S IV features a 5" display
1
The Xperia Z features a 5" display
Pixel Density
1
The Galaxy S IV has 441 ppi
1
The Xperia Z has 441 ppi
Newer
1
The Galaxy S IV is newer and was released on 03/2013
0
The Xperia Z is older and was released on 01/2013
Standby Time
0
The Galaxy S IV can last less around 350 hours
1
The Xperia Z can last more around 550 hours
Talk Time
2
The Galaxy S IV can last more around 15 hours
0
The Xperia Z can last less around 14 hours
Camera
1
The Xperia Z has a 13mp camera
1
The Xperia Z has a 13mp camera
Total Points
11 5
Total Score
69% 31%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Samsung Galaxy S IV and the Sony Xperia Z to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Galaxy S IV has better specifications than the Sony Xperia Z, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Galaxy S IV. Note that the Galaxy S IV has 16, 32, 64GB 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 Samsung Galaxy S IV or the Sony Xperia Z

Availability

Announced on
March 2013 January 2013
Available
April 2013 March 2013

Battery

Capacity
2600 mAh 2330 mAh
Standby Time
350 hours 550 hours
Talk Time
15 hours 14 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
8 4
Speed
1.6GHz 1.5GHz
Type
Exynos 5 Octa 5410 Qualcomm MDM9215M

Camera

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

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 LE 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
LTE, HSPA+ LTE, HSPA+
NFC
YES YES
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1080 pixels 1080x1920 pixels
Size
5 inches 5 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 2100
4G Network
LTE LTE 800, 850, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600
Alias
Galaxy S4, GS4,GT-I9500 Xperia C66, C6602
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ -

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 64GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
16, 32, 64GB 16 GB
Ram
2 GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.2.2 4.2

Other Features

Misc Features
Gorilla Glass 3 Water Resistant IP55/IP57

Size and Weight

Depth
7.9 mm (0.31 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Height
136.6 mm (5.33 inches) 139.0 mm (5.42 inches)
Weight
130 grams (4.6 ounces) 146 grams (5.1 ounces)
Width
69.8 mm (2.72 inches) 71.0 mm (2.77 inches)