Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z2
- Sony Xperia J1 Compact

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z2Sony Xperia J1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z2
Prices
Sony Xperia J1 Compact
Model aliasSirius Maki
SO-03F
D6502
D6503
D6543
D5788

Design

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

Width73.3 mm
7.33 cm
0.24 ft
2.886 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
Height146.8 mm
14.68 cm
0.482 ft
5.78 in
128 mm
12.8 cm
0.42 ft
5.039 in
Thickness8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
Weight163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
Volume88.24 cm³
5.36 in³
80.7 cm³
4.9 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Purple
White
Body materials-Plastic
CertificationIP55
IP58
IP58

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMMicro-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 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 900 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1800 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1900 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 2100 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 2600 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (D6503)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (D6503)
LTE 800 MHz (D6503)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 1500 MHz

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 Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE Cat 4

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 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 4.4.2 KitKat

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 801 MSM8974AB v3Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUKrait 400Krait 400
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores44
CPU frequency2300 MHz2200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores44
GPU frequency578 MHz450 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz800 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB

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/technologyIPSLCD
Diagonal size5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
Height4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density424 ppi
166 ppcm
342 ppi
134 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area69.5 %61.46 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
-

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

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 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
Crop factor5.645.64
Aperturef/2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.79 mm
27.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
1080p @ 60 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 modelSony Exmor R-
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS

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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
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 USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

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
NFC

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
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

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
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.

Capacity3200 mAh2300 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time15 h
900 min
0.6 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
2G stand-by time690 h
41400 min
28.8 days
410 h
24600 min
17.1 days
3G talk time19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
9 h 40 min
9.7 h
580.2 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
4G stand-by time640 h
38400 min
26.7 days
-
FeaturesNon-removableNon-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)0.375 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)1.34 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)0.82 W/kg-
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