Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Sony Xperia Z1 vs Huawei Honor 4C

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Huawei
Announced January 2013 September 2013 April 2015
Status Released - February 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 7,699 ($113.22) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Purple White, Black, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
143.3 x 71.9 x 8.8 mm
(5.64 x 2.83 x 0.35 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 170 g (6 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 900 / 2100 - CHM-U01
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Waterproof (IPX5 and IPX8)
Dustproof (IP5X)
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Octa-core 1.2 GHz, HiSilicon Kirin 620
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 Mali-450MP4
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.0 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 64.55% 66.76%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 20.7 MP 13 MP, 4208 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ v4.0, A2DP, EDR
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, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 3000 mAh 2550 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
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