For readers who are considering buying the Apple iPhone 5C or the Sony Xperia Z1, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
Display and Design
The iPhone 5C comes with a 4 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution. The Sony Xperia Z1 comes with a 5 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The iPhone 5C comes with 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm dimensions and weighs 132 grams. The Sony Xperia Z1 comes with 144 x 74 x 8.5 mm dimensions and is comparatively heavier, weighing 170 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The iPhone 5C is equipped with a 1.3 GHz dual core swift processor and Apple A6 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro S slot for additional memory.
The Sony Xperia Z1 is equipped with a 2.2 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The iPhone 5C runs on the iOS 7 operating system and has 1 GB of RAM. The Sony Xperia Z1 runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and has 2 GB of RAM.
The iPhone 5C sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the phone is 1.2 MP. The Sony Xperia Z1 sports a 20.7 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and the secondary camera on the device is 2 MP.
The iPhone 5C comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1510 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 10 hours on 3G or music play of about 40 hours. The Sony Xperia Z1 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 15 hours on 3G or music play of about 110 hours.
Price in Australia
The iPhone 5C 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $669.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $719.95. The Sony Xperia Z1 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $669.95 in Australia.
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