For readers who are considering buying the Sony Xperia Z or the iPhone 5C, 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 iPhone 5C comes with a 4 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 640 x 1136 pixels resolution.
The Sony Xperia Z comes with 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm dimensions and weighs 146 grams. The iPhone 5C comes with 124.4 x 59.2 x 9 mm dimensions and weighs 132 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 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 SD slot for additional memory.
The Sony Xperia Z runs on the Android Jelly Bean operating system and has 2 GB of RAM. The iPhone 5C runs on the iOS 7 operating system and has 1 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 iPhone 5C sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.2 MP.
The Sony Xperia Z comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 14 hours on 3G. The iPhone 5C comes with a non-removable Li-Po 1510 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 10 hors on 3G.
Price in Australia
The Sony Xperia Z 3G C6602 is priced at around AU $509.95. The iPhone 5C 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $709.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $719.95 in Australia.
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