Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Samsung Galaxy A7 (2017)
samsung galaxy a7 (2017)
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced January 2013 January 2017
Status Released - February 2013 Coming Soon - January 2017
Price - Rs. 28,700 ($425.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Gold, Pink
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
156.8 x 77.6 x 7.9 mm
(6.17 x 3.06 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) -
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] 1.9 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A72 & 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53, Exynos 7880 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Mali-T860 MP4 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 73.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.9, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 16 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE, ANT+
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 3600 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
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