Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

Sony Xperia Z
sony xperia z
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
samsung galaxy s7 edge
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced January 2013 February 2016
Status Released - February 2013 Available - March 2016
Price - Rs. 50,900 ($748.53) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
150.9 x 72.6 x 7.7 mm
(5.94 x 2.86 x 0.3 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 157 g (5.54 oz)
SIM Type - Single SIM (Nano-SIM), Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, Dual Stand-by)
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
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 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 - - Heart rate sensor
- Fingerprint sensor
- IP68 certified - dust and water resistant
- Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
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 (Marshmallow)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 [Similar] Quad-core (2x 2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo)/ Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) , Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820/ Exynos 8 Octa 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 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD upto 256GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 5, Curved Edge Screen, Always-on display
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 5.5 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2560 pixels (534 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 76.13%
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] 12 MP, 4608 x 2592 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, Dual Pixel, f/1.7, 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1 ┬Ám Pixel Size, Smart Optical Image Stablization, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
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] 5 MP, f/1.7, 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, LE, apt-X
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 microUSB v2.0, USB Host
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 32 GB, 4 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD upto 256GB
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
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po 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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