Xperia Z1 Compact VS Galaxy S IV

The Samsung Galaxy S IV has better specifications than the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact VS Samsung Galaxy S IV

 
Xperia Z1 Compact Galaxy S IV
 
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and the Samsung Galaxy S IV 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 Xperia Z1 Compact is thicker at 9.5mm
2
The Galaxy S IV is thinner at 7.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia Z1 Compact has a greater cubic volume of 1223466.40625
2
The Galaxy S IV has a smaller cubic volume of 1176937.0625
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z1 Compact heavier at 137 grams
2
The Galaxy S IV lighter at 130 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Xperia Z1 Compact features a smaller 4.3" display
2
The Galaxy S IV features a bigger 5" display
Pixel Density
0
The Xperia Z1 Compact has lower pixel density at 342 ppi
2
The Galaxy S IV has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia Z1 Compact is newer and was released on 01/2014
0
The Galaxy S IV is older and was released on 03/2013
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z1 Compact can last more around 670 hours
0
The Galaxy S IV can last less around 350 hours
Talk Time
2
The Xperia Z1 Compact can last more around 18 hours
0
The Galaxy S IV can last less around 15 hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy S IV has a 21mp camera
0
The Galaxy S IV has a 13mp camera
Total Points
6 10
Total Score
38% 63%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact and the Samsung Galaxy S IV 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 Z1 Compact, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Galaxy S IV. Note that the Xperia Z1 Compact has 16 GB internal storage compared to 16, 32, 64GB internal storage found in the Galaxy S IV 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 Z1 Compact or the Samsung Galaxy S IV

Availability

Announced on
January 2014 March 2013
Available
January 2014 April 2013

Battery

Capacity
2300 mAh 2600 mAh
Standby Time
670 hours 350 hours
Talk Time
18 hours 15 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 8
Speed
2.2GHz 1.6GHz
Type
Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Exynos 5 Octa 5410

Camera

Main
21mp (5248x3936) 13mp (4128x3096)
Secondary
1600x1200 1600x1200
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 (A2DP) 4.0 LE
EDGE
Class 32, 296 kbits YES
GPRS
Class 32, 107 kbps YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps LTE, HSPA+
NFC
YES YES
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 1920x1080 pixels
Size
4.3 inches 5 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE 800, 850, 900, 1700, 1800, 1900, 2100, 2600 LTE
Alias
D5503 Galaxy S4, GS4,GT-I9500
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

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

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.3 4.2.2

Other Features

Misc Features
- Gorilla Glass 3
SIM Type
micro-SIM -

Size and Weight

Depth
9.5 mm (0.37 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Height
127.0 mm (4.95 inches) 136.6 mm (5.33 inches)
Weight
137 grams (4.8 ounces) 130 grams (4.6 ounces)
Width
64.9 mm (2.53 inches) 69.8 mm (2.72 inches)