Xperia Z1S VS Nexus 4

The Sony Xperia Z1S has better specifications than the Google Nexus 4

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Sony Xperia Z1S VS Google Nexus 4

 
Xperia Z1S Nexus 4
 
The Sony Xperia Z1S and the Google Nexus 4 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
2
The Xperia Z1S is thinner at 8.6mm
0
The Nexus 4 is thicker at 9.1mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia Z1S has a greater cubic volume of 1446846.53125
2
The Nexus 4 has a smaller cubic volume of 1307972.859375
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z1S heavier at 162 grams
2
The Nexus 4 lighter at 139 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Xperia Z1S features a bigger 5" display
0
The Nexus 4 features a smaller 4.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia Z1S has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
0
The Nexus 4 has lower pixel density at 318 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia Z1S is newer and was released on 01/2014
0
The Nexus 4 is older and was released on 10/2012
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z1S can last more around 600 hours
0
The Nexus 4 can last less around 390 hours
Talk Time
0
The Xperia Z1S can last less around 15 hours
2
The Nexus 4 can last more around 15.5 hours
Camera
2
The Nexus 4 has a 21mp camera
0
The Nexus 4 has a 8mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia Z1S and the Google Nexus 4 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia Z1S has better specifications than the Google Nexus 4, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Sony Xperia Z1S. Note that the Xperia Z1S has 32 GB internal storage compared to 8GB,16GB internal storage found in the Nexus 4 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 Sony Xperia Z1S or the Google Nexus 4

Availability

Announced on
January 2014 October 2012
Available
January 2014 November 2012

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh 2100 mAh
Standby Time
600 hours 390 hours
Talk Time
15 hours 16 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 4
Speed
2.2 GHz 1.5GHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Qualcomm Snapdragon S4

Camera

Aperture
2.0 -
Focal length
27mm -
Main
21mp (5248x3936) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
1600x1200 1280x1024
Video
1080p 30fps 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0
EDGE
Up to 296 kbps YES
GPRS
Up to 107 kbps YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE 150Mbps HSDPA; HSUPA
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 MHL 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n; Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1080x1920 pixels 1280x768 pixels
Size
5 inches 4.7 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM / EDGE 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 800, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 700 Class 13, 1700 / 2100 Qualcomm WTR1605L Seven-Band 4G LTE chip
Alias
C6916, Z1S 4G LG Nexus 4, E960
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

Call record
Unlimited -
Card Slot
microSD, up to 64 GB -
Internal
32 GB 8GB,16GB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries -
Ram
2 GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.3 4.2

Other Features

Misc Features
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassWaterproof2, rated IP... Gorilla Glass 2
SIM Type
- micro-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
8.6 mm (0.34 inches) 9.1 mm (0.35 inches)
Height
145.7 mm (5.68 inches) 133.9 mm (5.22 inches)
Weight
162 grams (5.7 ounces) 139 grams (4.9 ounces)
Width
73.9 mm (2.88 inches) 68.7 mm (2.68 inches)