Samsung Galaxy S4 is a powerful smartphone that has gained significant popularity since it was launched a few months ago back. In this installment, we’re going out of the commonplace, and we will compare, not the iPhone 5, but with one of the treasures of Sony: Xperia Z
Processor, memory and battery
Galaxy S4 processor model is the Exynos 5 Octa and has four 1.5 GHz cores, while the Xperia Z is called Krait and also has four cores at 1.5 GHz Both terminals have 2 gigs of RAM. As for storage, there is only one model from Sony with 16 GB, while the handset from Samsung has the two versions: 16, 32 and 64 gigabytes. Both can be expanded via a microSD card. The Sony Xperia Z battery is 2,300 mAh, while the Samsung Galaxy S4, is 2,600 mAh.
Design and Display
While each terminal has its own style and finish, the Galaxy S4 is presented with rounded edges and smooth lines. It weighs 130 grams and has the following dimensions: 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm. The Xperia Z features a square design, its dimensions are 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm and weighs 146 grams, while features a waterproof housing and dust.
Both terminals have screens of 5 inches and the same resolution: Full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel and the same pixel density: 441 ppi. The S4 Galaxy SuperAMOLED and includes Corning Gorilla Glass protection 3, while its rival has a TFT screen, outdated technology far more than the Samsung.
cameras both devices have good performance. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is 13 megapixels has a really powerful software that allows you to take photos, videos and sound recording images and has a built additional front 2 megapixel. The Z Xperia camera has a sensor of 13 megapixels Exmor RS with LED Flash, Full HD recording capability, backlit sensor, auto focus, face detection, panorama, etc.. It also has a 2.2 megapixel front camera.
Both teams have virtually the same connectivity options: Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, USB 2.0 and HSPA and 4G LTE networks. The Samsung Galaxy S4 includes an infrared emitter, which makes it a remote control and a barometer capable of measuring temperature and humidity.
The operating system is Android 4.2.2 Galaxy S4 Jelly Bean. The Xperia Z too, but an older version: 4.1.2.
Finally, the Samsung Galaxy S4 costs U.S. $ 598 and is available in two colors, white and black ice fog, while the handset from Sony is priced at U.S. $ 520 and comes in three colors: white, black and purple.
What you buy
terminal depending on the characteristics of each? Would you choose the Samsung? Or the Sony?