Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Sony Xperia ZR vs Nokia Lumia 928

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Nokia
Announced January 2013 May 2013 April 2013
Status Released - February 2013 Available - June 2013 Available - May 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
(5.17 x 2.65 x 0.41 in)
133 x 68.9 x 10.1 mm
(5.24 x 2.71 x 0.4 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 162 g (5.71 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA 800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900/ 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 - LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dust and Water Proof (IP55/IP58 certified)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Microsoft Windows Phone 8
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Dual-core 1.5 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 Adreno 225
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB 32 GB storage
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen AMOLED Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.55 inches 4.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 768 x 1280 pixels (332 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 64.49% 62.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 8.7 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Xenon Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor 1.4 ┬Ám pixel size, PureView Technology, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Panorama, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, Automatic motion blur reduction
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [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 Up to 237 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi Channel Bonding
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB No

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery (BV-4NW)
Capacity 2330 mAh 2300 mAh 2000 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 520 h Up to 606 h (2G)
Up to 541 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 13 h Up to 11 h 48 min (2G)
Up to 16 h 12 min (3G)