Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Nokia Lumia 2520

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Nokia Lumia 2520
nokia lumia 2520
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Nokia
Announced January 2013 October 2013
Status Released - February 2013 Coming Soon - Q4 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Cyan , Red, Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
267 x 168 x 8.9 mm
(10.51 x 6.61 x 0.35 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 615 g (21.69 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 1800 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Microsoft Windows RT
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 10.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (218 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 62.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 6.7 MP, 3088 x 1744 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash Carl Zeiss optics
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/3.4' Sensor Size
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 236.8 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps, HSUPA, 11.5 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, USB v3.0, USB Host support
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 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 8000 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 600 h
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 10 h
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