In this era of high end android smart phones,before making a choice it is essential to take a look at it’s competitors too.Here we have HTC One vs Sony Xperia Z.HTC One introduces the new HTC blinkFeed and the latest Ultra Pixel camera.Whereas the highlighting feature of Sony Xperia Z is that it is water proof and dust resistant.Now,let us compare each feature one by one.
Processor-Core and Speed
HTC One – powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad core processor
Sony Xperia Z – 1.5 GHz Qualcomm APQ8064+MDM9215M Quad Core processor.
Screen Size and Resolution
HTC One - 4.7 inch, Full HD 1080p, 468 PPI
Sony Xperia Z - 5 inch,Full HD 1080p,443 PPI
Sony Xperia Z is Sony’s first Full HD android smart phone.Whereas,HTC was the first to introduce this feature in HTC Butterfly.
HTC One – 143grams
Sony Xperia Z – 146grams
HTC One - 2GB DDR2
Sony Xperia Z - 2GB
HTC One - 2300mAh
Sony Xperia Z - 2330mAh
HTC One - HTC UltraPixel Camera,BSI sensor,Pixel size 2.0 µm,Dedicated HTC ImageChip™ 2,F2.0 aperture(The largest available smartphone camera aperture, it lets in 44% more light than the iPhone 5) and 28 mm lens,Optical Image Stabilization (OIS),Smart Flash which enables five levels of flash automatically set by distance to subject.HTC Ultrapixel camera consists of a more advanced CMOS Sensor, ISP, and optical lens system that captures significantly more light(300%) than most 8 or 13 megapixel cameras.
Sony Xperia Z - 13 megapixel Exmor RS camera with Auto focus and flash.Exmor RS–the world’s first image sensor with HDR video for smartphones.HDR (High Dynamic Range) is an imaging technology which is used to capture clear photos is strong backlight.The same image at different exposure levels are layered to create an optimized image.
HTC One - 2.1MP HDR camera with 1080p Full HD video recording.
Sony Xperia Z - 2 MP, Exmor R,1080p Full HD video recording.
HTC One - 20 frames per second
Sony Xperia Z - 10 frames per second
HTC One - Total storage of 32GB or 64GB.
Sony Xperia Z - flash memory(internal) up to 16 GB,microSD card expandable upto 32 GB
HTC One - Gyro sensor,Accelerometer,Proximity sensor,Ambient light sensor
Gyro sensor,Accelerometer,Proximity sensor,Compass sensor
Network and Connectivity
HTC One - 4G LTE,Internal GPS antenna + GLONASS,NFC capable3,Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX enabled,Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n,DLNA,HTC Connect,Miracast wireless display standard,Support consumer infrared remote control,micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection.
Sony Xperia Z - 4G LTE,AGPS+GLONASS,NFC enabled,Bluetooth 4.0,Wi-Fi: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n,DLNA,micro-USB 2.0,HDMI via MHL support,Wi-Fi Miracast
Audio and enhancement
HTC One - HTC BoomSound,Dual frontal stereo speakers with built-in amplifiers,Studio-quality sound with Beats Audio,HDR Microphone,Sense Voice.
Sony Xperia Z - 3D Surround Sound (VPT),“WALKMAN” application,Dynamic normalizer,xLoud Experience,rackID music recognition.
HTC One - with HTC BlinkFeed, you are always live with the world.All the social networks,news or feeds you need will stay updated on the homescreen(live streaming).
Sony Xperia Z - IPX5/7(Water-resistant) and IP5X(Dust-proof).You neednot worry about the dust or dirt.Just,wash your phone.It’s all done.
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Jinse Jose is a part time blogger and tech enthusiast. He loves sharing his experiences about top android apps, latest smart phones, technology advancements and more.
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