Features Comparison: Sony Xperia Z vs. Nokia Lumia 1520


Both Sony Xperia Z and Nokia Lumia 1520 are best mobiles of 2013. But let us compare them, to make the best decision to buy one of them.


Sony Xperia Z
Nokia Lumia 1520
Carrier (US)
T-Mobile, Orange, O2, Vodafone.
AT&T
OS
Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.4 (KitKat).
Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Black
Dimensions
139 x 71 x 7.9 mm (5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
162.8 x 85.4 x 8.7 mm, 120.3 cc (6.41 x 3.36 x 0.34 in).
Weight
146 g (5.15 oz)
209 g (7.37 oz)
Display
TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 5.0 inches (~441 ppi pixel density).
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 6.0 inches (~367 ppi pixel density).
Battery Life
Non-removable Li-Po 2330 mAh battery.
Stand-by: Up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 530 h (3G).
Talk time: Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G).
Music play: Up to 40 h.
Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery (BV-4BW).
Stand-by: Up to 768 h (2G) / Up to 768 h (3G).
Talk time: Up to 27 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 25 h (3G).
Music play: Up to 124 h.
Camera
(Primary/Back)
13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels, autofocus, LED flash.
20 MP, Carl Zeiss optics, optical image stabilization, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Camera
(Secondary/Front)
Yes, 2.2 MP,1080p@30fps.
1.2 MP, 720p@30fps.
Features
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, sweep panorama.
1/2.5'' sensor size, PureView technology, dual capture, geo-tagging, face detection, panorama.
Colors
White, Black, Purple.
Yellow, white, black, red.
Sound
Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack.
Vibration, proprietary ringtones, Loudspeaker, 3.5mm jack.
Video
Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR.
1080p@30fps, video light, stereo sound rec.
Memory
2 GB RAM.
2 GB RAM.
Storage
16 GB.
32 GB.
Processor
Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait.
Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800, Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400.
Connectivity
Micro SIM (storage); microUSB (charging); 3.5 mm audio. microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi.
Nano SIM (storage); Lightning (charging); 3.5 mm audio. USB, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi.
Sensors
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.


Now you decide which one is the best.