Posted March 15, 2013 by Nidhi Sharma in Comparisons

Comparision between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z

Samsung has conclusively exposed its much anticipated smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S4 yesterday. It is concluded to be full HD phone with some super fantastic features like smart scroll and wave software. Right now it is appraised that Samsung will make it somewhere at Rs. 45,000. In contention to this Korean smartphone giant, many other manufacturers like Sony, Apple and Htc launching their devices. Few days back Sony unveiled its brand new Xperia Z with some excellent features. Xperia Z costs Rs. 39K which is not so far from 45K. Now if, want to get an extra brilliant phone then for which we should go. Whether or not it should be Samsung Galaxy S4 or Xperia Z (its price is slightly less than Galaxy S4). Then, we are going to dispute more than a few circumstances and on the heart of what you can readily pick the one.

Samsung Galaxy S4 GTI9500 vs Sony Xperia Z Comparision between Samsung Galaxy S4 and Sony Xperia Z

Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs  Sony Xperia Z:

The Display

In this case, both the phones give neck to neck competition to each other. Fight is  really very hard in this particular genre. If we take Galaxy S4 then it features 5” Full HD display with Super Amoled technology whereas resolution is 1080×1920 pixels (441ppi) while in case of Xperia Z comprises of  5 inches TFT touchscreen display. Here also resolution is the same as earlier with 1080×1920 pixels plus 443ppi.

Result: Tie

The Operating System

As we all know that both these phones run on Android Jelly Bean operating system. But here also they face a competition because some phones works on old Jelly Bean version and some on the latest one. Similarly, here also Samsung Galaxy S4 take a lead because it works on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean whereas Xperia Z on Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, Although Sony has promised to upgrade it to 4.2 soon but still for the time being it’s S4’s time.

Result : Samsung Galaxy S4

The Processor and RAM

Undoubtedly in this case Galaxy S4 will take a lead for sure. As S4 is the first smartphone who is powered by octa-core processor.  Octa-core comprises of one Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A15 and other is quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A7. Whereas in other case Xperia Z  also features very powerful processor like other high tech phones in the market as it runs on Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Pro processor. But lacks when compare to S4.

In case of RAM both the smartphones will face a tie as both fantastically features 2GB RAM.

Result : Samsung Galaxy S4.

The Camera : Camera is also the feature which attracts many users when they plan to buy a new phone. Now a days many high priced phones compete with digital cameras as well.  So in camera Samsung Galaxy S4 as well as Xperia Z will give you a smashing performances.

Galaxy S4 : 13 MP rear camera and 2.1 MP front camera.

Xperia Z : 13.1 MP rear camera and 2.2 MP camera in the front.

Result:  Here we can say that Xperia Z  is superior but just slightly. Overall result sits at tie.

The Internal Memory

Internal memory of a phones is of major importance because now a days we need to store a lot of data in our phones only. If our phones features good memory space we can easily store our official as well as casual data  in our phones only. Samsung Galaxy S4 provides you a huge internal memory support of 16GB which can also get increase to 64GB via microSD slot as per your needs. On the other hand we have Xperia Z which provides us 16GB memory plus 32GB further extension via microSD slot.

Result: Samsung Galaxy S4.

Connectivity and battery

In connectivity horizon, both the phones ended up at tie because their connectivity features are almost same. They can brilliantly support Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPRS, EDGE, NFC and USB as well.

While in battery, Galaxy S4 take a lead with a battery backup of 26,00mAh whereas Xperia Z sits at 2,330 mAh.

Result:  Tie for connectivity and Samsung Galaxy S4 leads in case of battery.

Final Verdict

Competition is really strong here as both these brand new smartphones are the extreme flagships from the two well-known manufacturers. But here and there many users will be engrossed in buying Galaxy S4 and that for two reasons. One is this that Galaxy S4 features some extra ordinary features like smart scrolling and air gesture plus its prices is also not much from Xperia Z, atleast smartphones addict would not care to spend more 5,000. Now Sony is only leave behind with one prohibition that they should lessen its Xperia Z price to some span, except on these conditions the indicated can be a dominant obstacle to this just yielded smartphone from Sony’s dunnage.

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Nidhi Sharma

Fun loving person with sense of positiveness. Loves to write actually quite addicted to it. Crazy for latest mobiles, laptops and presently writing contents about latest gadgets. She Joined TechClap.com Team in 2013.