Sony Xperia Z1 Vs. Samsung Galaxy Alpha - Comparison

Side By Side Comparison of Sony Xperia Z1 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. Compare Processor, display, RAM, Storage and other features here. You can quickly compare Sony Xperia Z1 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha smartphones just by looking at their ratings and results showing "winner" and "runner up." There is also a short analysis comparing different features of Sony Xperia Z1 and Samsung Galaxy Alpha. You can also look at each hardware feature individually to perform your analysis while comparing mobile phones.

Last Updated On: 19 Jan, 2018
Sony Xperia Z1 Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Sony Xperia Z1 Samsung Galaxy Alpha
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69.9 71.2
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AnalysisBetter Display

Sony Xperia Z1 has better display than Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Better screen resolution means sharper images, videos and text.

Larger Display

Sony Xperia Z1 has larger screen than Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Bigger screens means you have more space to interact with phone and applications.

Better Rear Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 has better rear camera as compared to Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

Better rear camera helps in capturing high quality, sharp and clear photos.

Better Front Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 has better front camera as compared to Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

Front camra lets you make video calls and capture selfie.


Sony Xperia Z1 has better battery as compared to Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Expandable Storage
Sony Xperia Z1 has expandable storage

Better processor

Samsung Galaxy Alpha has better processor than Sony Xperia Z1 has.

Better processor means better performance of the phone.

Light Weight
Samsung Galaxy Alpha is light in weight as compared to Sony Xperia Z1

LTE Connectivity
Samsung Galaxy Alpha has 4G LTE connectivity.

Product Details
Brand Sony Samsung
ModelSony Xperia Z1Samsung Galaxy Alpha
Released onSeptember 2013August 2014
Dimensions (mm) 144.40 x 73.90 x 8.50132.40 x 65.50 x 6.70
Weight (gm) 169.00115.00
Colours Black, White, Purple
Screen size (inches) 5.004.70
Touchscreen YesYes
Touchscreen type CapacitiveCapacitive
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels720x1280 pixels
Screen Protection
Pixel density
Screen to body ratio
Display Features
Internal Storage 16GB32GB
Expandable StorageYes
Expandable Storage TypemicroSD, up to 64GB
Processor2.2GHz 1.8GHz octa-core
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974
GPU Adreno 330
Operating SystemAndroid4.2Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Rear Camera20.7-megapixel12-megapixel
Flash YesNo
Camera FeaturesDigital image stabilization, Exmor-R CMOS image sensor, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)Continuos Shooting, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geo tagging, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), ISO control, Self-timer, Smile detection, Touch to focus, White balance presets
Front Camera2-megapixel1.2-megapixel
Front Flash
Front Camera Featrues
Video Recording3840x2160 @ 30 FPS, 1920x1080 @ 60 FPS, 1280x720 @ 120 FPS
Wi-FiYesYes, Wi-Fi 802.11, a/ac/b/g/n/n 5GH
Wi-Fi DirectYesYes
GPSYesYes, with A-GPS, Glonass
BluetoothYes, v 4.00Yes, v 4.00, A2DP, ANT+, AVRCP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, OPP, PAN, PBAP, SAP
USBMicro-USBUSB Port, USB On-The-Go, microUSB 2.0
USB ChargingYesYes
Compass/ MagnetometerYesYes
Proximity sensorYesYes
Accelerometer sensorYesYes
Ambient light sensorYesYes
Temperature sensorNoNo
Battery Capacity3000mAh1860mAh
Removable Battery NoNo
Fast Charging Support
Wireless Charging Support
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