Product Comparison: Sony Xperia Z C6602 vs Samsung Galaxy S4


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Samsung
Model
Xperia Z (C6602)
Galaxy S4
Origin
Japan
About the Product
Xperia Z has beautiful rounded edges and smooth, reflective surfaces on all sides, which are held together by an innovative skeleton frame. The slim 7.9 mm body, with its reflective glass surface not only looks and feels slick, but Xperia Z is water-resistant and dust-resistant. The durable tempered glass used on the front and back is stronger than conventional glass.
The Samsung Galaxy S 4 is thinner and lighter than the S III, yet it packs a larger 5-inch Super AMOLED display, with durable Gorilla Glass 3. Other improvements include a faster 1.9GHz quad-core processor, 13-megapixel camera, super-sensitive touch screen, and infrared universal remote control. The S4 can also detect hand gestures over the display and comes equipped with 16GB internal memory, and a microSD memory card slot for additional storage. Other features of this device include LTE high-speed data, 2-megapixel front camera, removable battery, and quadband GSM along with WCDMA modes for international use. Use this device to access thousands of apps, games, movies, books, and music on Google's Play Store.
Size & Weight
Height
5.47 in.
5.44 in.
Width
2.8 in.
2.8 in.
Depth
0.31 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
5.15 oz.
4.6 oz.
Display
Display Type
TFT
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.0 in.
5.0 in.
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Pixel Density
441 ppi
441 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Sony Xperia Z C6602 Unlocked Phone with 5 inch HD Display and 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • The 5 inch display on this phone has a resolution of 1080p. That is the same resolution as your HD tv on a 5 inch screen. This makes for 443 pixels per inch which results in an incredibly sharp picture.
  • You cannot see pixels at all. The display also has Sony's Mobile Bravia Engine 2 which enhances color contrast while watching videos and viewing pictures.
  • Gaming with this screen really is a treat. The display is one of the best around.
  • This is the most beautiful phone in the market. It runs great! Everything is good, including excellent 1080p display (yes, it has less than 180 degree viewing angle, who needs this? for other people to peek at what you are doing?).
  • The viewing angles are far from stellar but most people will view the screen straight on anyways
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • The quality of the build is not as good but the large clear beautiful screen makes up for it.
  • The Galaxy S4 is a very svelte and well designed smartphone with a large and clear HD AMOLED display
  • The screen is amazing, much better than the htc one x, but probably only slightly better than the iphone's retina display.
  • I like the features, the size, gaming graphics, very beautiful display
  • Its screen is dimmer than competitors', its plastic design gives it a cheaper look than its rivals
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon S4 Pro
Exynos 5410 Octa
Number of Cores
4
8
Processor Speed
1.5 GHz
1.6 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Sony Xperia Z C6602 Unlocked Phone with 5 inch HD Display and 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • This phone is powered by a quadcore 1.5 ghz Krait S4 chip coupled with 2gbs of ram. This results in incredibly fast performance even when multitaksing.
  • The phone almost never lags. The Krait cores are very quick and are more than adequate, even with a 5 inch full HD display. All the games I have played run well.
  • Browsing the internet is equally as snappy. Pages load quickly and smoothly. Zooming in and out is very quick as well. The quadcore processor in this really flexes its muscles in benchmark tests.
  • I got around 7900 in the quadrant standard, over 2060 on the Geekbench 2, over 20,000 on Antutu, and over 2800 on Passmark Performance. All of these scores are higly impressive and show you what kind of power the device has. The performace does carry over to real world usage.
  • As far as games, you can play whatever you want, NO glitches.
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • Running on the powerful Android 4.3 operating system with a 1.9 GHz quad-core processor, this smartphone offers you a wide range of useful applications and helps you with improved efficiency, demonstrating impressive performance and graphics.
  • The Samsung Galaxy S4 has Android 4.2.2, a fantastic camera, a powerful quad-core processor, and software solutions for just about every scenario -- including working as a TV/DVR remote.
  • 16 gig does it for me, plenty of memory and processor speed is good
  • You won't be disappointed and won't have any trouble finding any apps or games.
Memory
Internal Memory
16 GB
16 GB
RAM
2 GB
2 GB
Expandable Memory up to
64 GB
64 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
13.1 MP
13 MP
Front-Facing Camera
2.2 MP
2 MP
Video Resolution
1080p at 30fps
1080p at 30fps
Other Functions
Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face detection, LED flash, Autofocus, HDR, Sweep panorama
Smile detection, Geo-tagging, HDR
What customers say about "Camera"
Sony Xperia Z C6602 Unlocked Phone with 5 inch HD Display and 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • The rear camera is 13.1 megapixels and takes incredible pictures. It has the Exmor RS sensor which adjusts numerous things for you. For the most part the results are stunning.
  • Images come out clear and the colors are very vibrant. Occasionlay you will need to change a few setting around to get a better picture though. For example disabling flash.
  • The camera never fails to impress me. With a camera like this there is no need to carry an actual digital camera around.
  • The front facing camera is 2.2 megapixels and can shoot 1080p video. This is very impressive for a front facing camera because most of the current ones are only capable of 720p.
  • The camera is great, even in low light conditions and Sony recently added a lot of new features for it.
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • Great camera,screen resolution makes colors pop
  • Camera is better than most, can use for an emergency flashlight.
  • Camera takes great pics. Large screen for ease of viewing
  • It has a great camera and takes wonderful photos
  • Not all camera modes work as promised, and a long list of software features can quickly overwhelm and confuse.
Network
Network Type
GSM / HSPA / LTE
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
850, 900, 1700, 1800, 1900
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100, 1700
Features
Operating System
Android 4.1.2
Android 4.2.2
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
Google Assistant
S-Voice
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
No
Maximum Usage Time
11 hours
17.5 hours
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
No
Extras
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Photo/video editor, Document editor, MP4/H.265 player
What customers say about "Features"
Sony Xperia Z C6602 Unlocked Phone with 5 inch HD Display and 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • The display is gorgeous, the processor is very fast, the camera is great, and it is waterproof!
  • Has picture and audio enhancers (it's really loud even on low volume)
  • Has a button to go back and forth between apps.
  • This phone is designed to survive under one meter of water for up to half an hour at a time. While most people will avoid getting their phones wet it is a comforting feature to have.
  • There's a 3 second delay in function after it gets unplugged from charger
  • Get warm sometimes.
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • It's also comfortable in hand and has NFC, a user-replaceable battery, and a microSD storage slot.
  • I've wanted this phone for a long time. I like all the features. like S Health, I can track my steps when I walk, track caloric intake daily to help me lose weight.
  • Great speakers, speaker to talk is so much clearer than the Galaxy Express 3 I had
  • Standard microUSB cable used instead a proprietary cable such as the lightening cable from Apple.
  • The internal memory fills quickly so if you like your apps or take lots of photos, do yourself a favor and get a memory card and learn how to move apps from the internal device memory to the sd card.
Power
Battery Capacity
2330 mA/h
2600 mA/h
Wireless Charging
No
No
What customers say about "Power"
Sony Xperia Z C6602 Unlocked Phone with 5 inch HD Display and 1.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • The battery life is very acceptable, no complaints there.
  • Battery life on the phone is decent. It is nothing great. I get about 1 and a half days of moderate to heavy usage before I have to charge it (with stamina mode enabled).
  • The phone has "Stamina Mode" which turns off things while they are not in use. This does help the battery life quite and bit and is a useful feature.
  • Battery life can be very good if you have all the right settings on.
  • The only problem that I have right now is regarding the battery because sometimes it gets really hot.
Samsung Galaxy S4 (SGH-I337) USA GSM Unlocked Cellphone, 16GB, Frost White
  • I like the product much more than the Galaxy S3. This S4 has a much longer battery life and has a bigger screen
  • It comes standard with a 1600 mh battery, which lasts one day if you use the phone a lot. It charges fast about 2 hours, and I ordered a larger battery to try out and have apps to show power usage for bluetooth and GPS and WIFI to better understand battery saver technology.
  • Battery goes quickly unless you turn off some of the features you do not use.
  • battery may be short for some featrues and phone are great. the battery seems to have gotten better over time but it is a little close for a single day at first.
Accessories
Included With Unit
USB Power Adapter, micro USB Cable
Headphone, Battery, Charger, micro USB Cable
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
Compatibility
Bluetooth
4.0
NFC Technology
Yes
Charging Interface
micro USB


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