Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Samsung Galaxy Note 7
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced January 2013 August 2016
Status Released - February 2013 Available - August 2016
Price - Rs. 59,900 ($850.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black Onyx, Silver Titanium, Blue Coral, Gold Platinum
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
(6.04 x 2.91 x 0.31 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 169 g (5.96 oz)
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
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor
- Iris Scanner
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Stylus
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fast Charging and Wireless Charging

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] Dual-core 2.3 GHz Kryo & dual-core 1.6 GHz Kryo
Quad-core 2.3 GHz + Quad-core 1.6 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon 820
Exynos 8890 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP12 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 4 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 64 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.7 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 79.05%
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] 12 MP, Dual Pixel [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7, 26mm, 1/2.6" sensor size, 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 9MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, Auto HDR, panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm, dual video call, Auto HDR [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 Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, OTG
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single-SIM model
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Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Iris Scanner iris scanner not supported iris scanner supported
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 3500 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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