For readers who are considering buying the Sony Xperia Z or the LG Optimus G, 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 Sony Xperia Z comes with a 5 inch TFT capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The LG Optimus G comes with a 4.7 inch True HD-IPS + LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 768 x 1280 pixels resolution.
The Sony Xperia Z comes with 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm dimensions and weighs 146 grams. The LG Optimus G comes with 131.9 x 68.9 x 8.5 mm dimensions and weighs 144.9 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Sony Xperia Z is equipped with a 1.5 GHz quad core krait processor and Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 chipset. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The LG Optimus G is equipped with a Qualcomm APQ8064 processor and a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset. It comes with 32 GB of internal memory and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
Both the devices run on the Android platform. The Sony Xperia Z comes loaded with the Android Jelly Bean operating system whereas the LG Optimus G comes loaded with the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. Both the devices have 2 GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia Z sports a 13.1 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2.2 MP. The LG Optimus G sports a 13 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash and the secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP.
The Sony Xperia Z comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery whereas the LG Optimus G comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2100 mAh battery.
Price in Australia
The Sony Xperia Z 3G C6602 is priced at around AU $529.95. The LG Optimus G 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $399.95.
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