Comparing the Xperia Z2 with the iPhone 5C is very hard, because they’re two completely different phones, although the first device might seem more advanced – thanks to its battery and camera. But the iPhone 5C is still an iPhone, but heavier than its predecessor and its carcass is very colorful.
Display and sizes
At this category, the Xperia Z2 is the winner, because of two reasons: the bigger display – 5.2 inches (IPS LCD) and the higher resolution – 1080x1920pixels. The iPhone 5C has only a LED-backlit IPS LCD display with the size of 4 inches and a resolution of 640x 1136pixels.
The Xperia Z2 is heavier, weighting 163grams and measuring 146.8×73.3×8.2mm, while the iPhone 5C is more than 30 grams lighter, but this is because it’s smaller, measuring
Hardware and OS
With a quad core krait 400 processor clocked at 2.3GHz and a Qualcomm MSM8974AB (Snapdragon 801 series) chipset, the Sony Xperia Z2 will surely amaze you. It also has 16GB of internal storage, but it’s expandable up to 128GB.
The iPhone 5C, on the other hand, has a dual core swift processor, clocked at 1.3GHz, and the chipset is an Apple A6. This phone comes in three variants of internal storage, from 8GB to 32GB, but you can’t expand them.
While the Xperia Z2 is an Android running on the KitKat version with 3GB of RAM, the iPhone 5C has only 1GB of RAM, and it runs on the company’s iOS 7 OS.
The Xperia Z2’s primary camera is no less than 20.7MP and has features like LED flash and autofocus. Plus, the secondary camera is very advanced also, of 2.2MP. The iPhone 5C has a decent primary camera of 8MP with similar features, but the secondary camera is only 1.2MP.
The Xperia Z2’s battery is non-removable, but it has a capacity of 3200mAh, which allows you to talk 19 hours, on 3G, or to listen to music for over 120hours. The iPhone 5C’s battery is also non-removable, but it has a lower capacity, of only 1510mAh, and because of that, you can talk only 10 hours, on 3G, or listen to music for almost 40hours.
The Sony Xperia Z2 costs 710 dollars on amazon.com. The iPhone 5C 16GB variant is 200 dollars cheaper.
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