Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Samsung Galaxy S5 LTE-A G901F
samsung galaxy s5 lte-a g901f
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced January 2013 August 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - August 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Charcoal Black, Shimmering White, Electric Blue, Copper Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 145 g (5.11 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 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 320 [Similar] Adreno 420 [Similar]
RAM 2 GB [Browse Similar] 2 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.1 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels [Similar] 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash phase detection auto
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization 1/2.6'' sensor size, 1.12 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [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 HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, 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, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 128 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 -
Capacity 2330 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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