Sony Xperia Z2 vs. Nexus 5 Specs and Price Comparison in Australia
By Sachin Trivedi | March 17, 2014 4:16 PM EST
For readers who are considering buying the Sony Xperia Z2 or the Nexus 5, here is a specs and price comparison between the two devices in Australia. The comparison could help readers make an informed decision.
A Sony Xperia Z2 smartphone (R) and a Sony Xperia Z2 tablet are display at the company's stand during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona February 24, 2014. The congress is the wireless industry's largest annual conference and runs February 24-27, 2014. REUTERS/Gustau Nacarino
Display and Design
The Sony Xperia Z2 comes with a 5.2 inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. The Nexus 5 comes with a 4.95 inch True HD IPS+ capacitive touch screen, rendering 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution.
The Sony Xperia Z2 comes with 146.8 x 73.3 x 8.2 mm dimensions and weighs 163 grams. The Nexus 5 comes with 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm dimensions and weighs 130 grams.
Hardware and Operating System
The Sony Xperia Z2 is equipped with a 2.3 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 chipset. It comes with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded by up to 128 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Nexus 5 is equipped with a 2.3 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset. It comes in 16 GB and 32 GB internal memory variants and no Micro SD slot for additional memory.
Both the devices run on the Android platform and come loaded with the KitKat operating system. The Sony Xperia Z2 has 3 GB of RAM whereas the Nexus 5 has 2 GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia Z2 sports a 20.7 MP primary camera with autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2.2 MP. The Nexus 5 sports an 8 MP primary camera with autofocus, optical image stabilization and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 1.3 MP.
The Sony Xperia Z2 comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3200 mAh battery, which allows for a talk time of about 19 hours on 3G. The Nexus 5 comes with a non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery, which allows for talk time of about 17 hours on 3G.
Price in Australia
The Sony Xperia Z2 4G LTE variant is priced at around AU $899.95. The Nexus 5 16 GB variant is priced at around AU $469.95 and the 32 GB variant is priced at around AU $599.95 in Australia.
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