Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia Z1 CompactSony Xperia XZ Premium
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Prices
Model aliasD5503G8141

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.213 ft
2.555 in
77 mm
7.7 cm
0.253 ft
3.031 in
Height127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
156 mm
15.6 cm
0.512 ft
6.142 in
Thickness9.4 mm
0.94 cm
0.031 ft
0.37 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight137 g
0.3 lbs
4.83 oz
195 g
0.43 lbs
6.88 oz
Volume77.48 cm³
4.71 in³
94.89 cm³
5.76 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Pink
Yellow
Black
Chrome
Bronze
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP55
IP58
IP65
IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards11

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AAQualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Process technology28 nm10 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280
CPU bits32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
CPU cores48
CPU frequency2200 MHz2450 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU cores4-
GPU frequency450 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency800 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage16 GB64 GB
-UFS

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels2160 x 3840 pixels
Pixel density342 ppi
134 ppcm
801 ppi
314 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area62.04 %69.65 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony BRAVIA Mobile engine 2
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
1000:1 contrast ratio
700 cd/m²
138% sRGB

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
-Step detector
Step counter

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony Exmor RSSony IMX400 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
-
Sensor format-1/2.3"
Pixel size1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Crop factor5.64-
ISO64 - 3200100 - 12800
Aperturef/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.79 mm
27.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
G lensTriple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor model-Sony Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOS
Sensor size-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
Pixel size-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
Crop factor-7.38
ISO-100 - 6400
Aperture-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNo
RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2300 mAh3230 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
2G stand-by time670 h
40200 min
27.9 days
-
3G talk time18 h
1080 min
0.8 days
-
3G stand-by time600 h
36000 min
25 days
-
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-1.21 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.16 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.78 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.44 W/kg
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