Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Apple iPhone 5S vs Sony Xperia C3

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Apple Sony
Announced January 2013 September 2013 July 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - September 2013 Available - August 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black/Slate, White/Silver Black, White, Mint
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm
(4.87 x 2.31 x 0.3 in)
156.2 x 78.7 x 7.6 mm
(6.15 x 3.1 x 0.3 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 112 g (3.95 oz) 149.7 g (5.26.0.25 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 LTE 700 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 iOS 7.0.1 Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Dual-core 1.3 GHz Cyclone, Apple A7 with M7 Motion Coprocessor Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm MSM8926 Snapdragon 400
GPU Adreno 320 PowerVR G6430 Adreno 305
RAM 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32/64 GB storage 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.0 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 640 x 1136 pixels (326 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (267 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 60.84% 67.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash dual-LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, 1.5 ┬Ám pixel size, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120 fps, video stabilization 1080p, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.2 MP, 720p@30fps, face detection, [Similar] 5 MP, 720p, LED flash [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, LTE, 100 Mbps; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.0, 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, Lightning Port microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML (Safari) HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM 8 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB No microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 1440 mAh 2500 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 250 h Up to 1040 h (2G)
Up to 1000 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 10 h Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 25 h (3G)