Phone Comparison - Acer Liquid S2 vs Sony Xperia Z1

Acer Liquid S2
acer liquid s2
Sony Xperia Z1
sony xperia z1
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general General Info

Manufacturer Acer Sony
Announced August 2013 September 2013
Status Available - December 2013 Available - September 2013
Colors Black, Red Black, White, Purple
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 166 x 86 x 8.99 mm
(6.54 x 3.39 x 0.35 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
Weight 231 g (8.15 oz) 170 g (6 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 5.0 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.58% 64.55%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, autofocus [Similar] 20.7 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Ring Flash LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, 27 MP Panorama Photos Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 4K@30fps, 1080p@60fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE-A, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3300 mAh 3000 mAh
Stand by - Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)