Difference Between Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia Z1

Main Difference

Sony Xperia Z and Sony Xperia Z1 are the mobile phone products of Sony. Both the handsets are different in some aspects. Xperia Z1 is bit heavier than Xperia Z. Xperia Z1 is thicker than Xperia Z. Battery capacity of Xperia Z1 is much better than Xperia Z i.e. battery capacity of Xperia Z1 is 3,000mAh while that of Xperia Z is 2,330mAh. Camera of Xperia Z1 is 20.7 megapixel while that of Xperia Z is 13.1 megapixel. Xperia Z1 has better processor than Xperia Z i.e. Xperia Z has Snapdragon S4 Pro chip while Xperia Z1 has Snapdragon 800 chip set.

Comparison Chart

Sony Xperia ZSony Xperia Z1
Weight
146 g170 g
Battery
Less capacity 2330 mAhMore capacity at 3,000 mAh
Camera
13.1 megapixel20.7 megapixel
Chip
Snapdragon 800 chipsetSnapdragon S4 Pro chip
Front Camera
2.1 MP2 MP

Definition of Sony Xperia Z

Sony Xperia Z is the mobile phone product of Sony. It is an Android mobile with a weight of 146g. It is water and dust resistant. Its resolution is 1080 x 1920 with pixel density of 443 ppi. Its features include light sensor, proximity sensor and scratch resistant. Primary camera is 13.1 MP and secondary camera is 2.2 MP. Its main body is of glass.

Definition of Sony Xperia Z1

Sony Xperia Z1 is the mobile phone product of Sony. It is an Android mobile with a weight of 170g. It is water and dust resistant. Its resolution is 1080 x 1920 with pixel density of 441 ppi. It offers multi touch screen with light sensor and proximity sensor. Primary camera is 20.7 MP and secondary camera is 2 MP.

Differences in a Nutshell

  1. Xperia Z1 is bit heavier than Xperia Z i.e. weight of Xperia Z1 is 170g and that of Xperia Z is 146g.
  2. Xperia Z1 is thicker than Xperia Z.
  3. Battery capacity of Xperia Z1 is much better than Xperia Z.
  4. Battery capacity of Xperia Z1 is 3,000mAh while that of Xperia Z is 2,330mAh.
  5. Camera of Xperia Z1 is 20.7 megapixel while that of Xperia Z is 13.1 megapixel.
  6. Xperia Z1 has better processor than Xperia Z i.e. Xperia Z has Snapdragon S4 Pro chip while Xperia Z1 has Snapdragon 800 chipset.
  7. Xperia Z1 has settings of White balance presets while Xperia Z does not have such settings.
  8. Front camera of Xperia Z1 is 2 MP while that of Xperia Z is 2.2 MP.

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Conclusion

When a new cellphone is introduced in the market, the first thing anyone does is to look at the specifications of it so that the can buy it. Sony Xperia Z and Z1 are two such phones which took the market by a storm so this article lays out the main differences between them which hopefully would have helped people.

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