Loving the smartphones with medium sized displays? Then you’ll enjoy using the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, which has a 4.3-inch Triluminos LCD screen, which is capable of displaying richer and sharper images than a LCD display. The iPhone 5C has a screen of 4inches and a resolution of 640×1,136 pixels, while the pixel density is of 326ppi, while the Xperia Z1 Compact’s screen renders a resolution of 720×1,280 pixels and a higher pixel density of 342ppi. But the iPhone 5C has a retina display that has a contrast ratio equivalent to 800:1.
As for the physical sizes, the iPhone 5C is 0.35inches thick and it weights 132grams, while the Xperia Z1 Compact is 0.37inches thick and 5grams heavier. But it’s water-dust resistant, while the iPhone 5C doesn’t have these features.
Hardware and OS
Powerful phones come with the latest processors chips, and when it was released, the Xperia Z1 Compact had a positive impact because of its 2200MHz quad core Krait 400 processor, while the iPhone 5C was praised for its 1300MHz dual core A6 processor. While the iPhone 5C came with 1016MB of RAM, the Xperia Z1 Compact has 2048MB of RAM.
As for the operating systems, Xperia Z1 Compact is an Android that runs on the 4.3 Jelly Bean (upgradeable to the KitKat version), while the iPhone 5C is running on Apple’s iOS 7.
The internal storage is of 16GB in both cases, but the Xperia Z1 Compact supports a microSD card slot, to expand the storage by up to 64GB.
The Xperia Z1 Compact comes with a rear facing camera of 20.7MP (LED Flash) and a 2MP front camera, while the iPhone 5C has an 8MP primary camera and a 1.2MP secondary camera.
Both phones’ cameras have commons features such as HDR mode, panorama, image stabilization, smile detection, touch to focus, geo tagging and face detection.
The Z1 has a battery with a longer lifetime, because its capacity is of 2300mAh, which allows users to talk 18 hours on 3G, while the iPhone 5C came with a 1507mAh battery that allows users to talk only 10 hours.
The iPhone 5C 16GB variant costs around 510 dollars on amazon.com. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is cheaper, its price being only 443 dollars.
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