Which smartphone is better for consumers to purchase? We pit Apple’s iPhone 5C against Sony’s Xperia Z to see which better.
In terms of design and display, the Sony Xperia Z has TFT screen of 5 inches that renders a resolution of 1080x1920pixels, while the iPhone 5C has a LED-backlit IPS LCD screen that measures 4 inches and can render a resolution of 640x1136pixels.
The Sony Xperia Z is bigger than it’s competitor, measuring at 139x71x7.9mm and it’s also heavier, weighting 146grams. The dimensions of the iPhone 5C are: 124.4×59.2x9mm, and 14grams lighter than the Sony smartphone.
For hardware and OS, the Sony Xperia Z is equipped with a 1.5GHz quad core krait processor which teams up with the Qualcomm MDM9215M/APQ8064 chipset. Its internal memory is at 16GB and it’s expandable up to 64GB. The iPhone 5C on the orher hand is powered by a 1.3GHz dual core swift processor and has Apple’s A6 chipset. It has two variants of internal memories: 16 and 32GB, which are unexpandable.
The Sony Xperia Z runs on the Android Jelly Bean OS with 2GB of RAM, while the iPhone 5C has 1GB of RAM and runs on the iOS 7 OS.
For battery usage and camera specs, both smartphones have non-removable batteries, but have different capacities: the Sony Xperia Z’s Li-Ion battery has a capacity of 2330mAh, which allows users to talk up to 14 hours, on 3G. The iPhone 5C’s Li-Po battery has a capacity of only 1510mAh, and last 10 hours when talking on 3G.
The Sony Xperia Z has a superior primary camera of 13.1MP (LED flash and autofocus) and also a better secondary camera – 2.2MP. As for the iPhone 5C, it is equipped with a 8MP primary camera with similar features, while the secondary camera is at 1.2MP.
The Sony Xperia Z 3G C6602 $333 on amazon.com. The iPhone 5C 16GB variant has a of price $500, while the 32GB variant costs $579.
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