• Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Octa-Core vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha (S801)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2013 March 2014 August 2014
Status Available - September 2013 Available - April 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Blue, Gold Charcoal Black, Sleek Silver, Dazzling White, Frosted Gold, Scub
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm
(5.67 x 2.91 x 0.33 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm
(5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 in)
Weight 170 g (6 oz) 145 g (5.11 oz) 115 g (4.06 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all versions GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - all versions HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - C6903 LTE (market dependent) LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Exynos 5 Octa 5422 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-T628 MP6 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB storage 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.1 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 64.55% 69.63% 70.43%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels 12 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash phase detection auto LED flash
Features Auto-focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama 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 Auto focus, Dual Camera, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, HDR, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.1 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-A, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL, 50 Mbps UL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, ANT+ Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, 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 (MHL), USB On-the-go Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB No
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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 2800 mAh 1860 mAh
Stand by Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 850 h (3G)
Up to 390 h -
Talk Time Up to 13 h 50 min (2G)
Up to 15 h (3G)
Up to 21 h -