Those who are considering buying the Sony Xperia Z1 or the Samsung Galaxy S4, here is a specs and features comparison between the two devices. Both the phones are completely different right from the internals to the looks and build quality.
In terms of looks and design, both the phones are very different as Sony Xperia Z1 follows an industrial design with a rectangular build and it is made out of single piece of aluminum while the Samsung Galaxy S4 looks like typical Samsung Galaxy phone with an all plastic build.
Both have a similar 5 inch display, but still Xperia Z1 is taller, wider and thicker than the Galaxy S4. The Xperia Z1 is a heavy phone weighing around 170g while the Galaxy S4 weighs considerably less at 130g.
Both phones run on the Android platform and come loaded with the Jelly Bean operating system. Both the devices have 2 GB of RAM.
The Sony Xperia Z1 is equipped with a 2.2 GHz quad core krait 400 processor and Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 chipset. Whereas, Samsung Galaxy S4 is equipped with a quad core 1.6 GHz cortex A15 and quad core 1.2 GHz cortex A7 processor and Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chipset. Both come with 16 GB of internal memory, which can be expanded up to 64 GB using a Micro SD card.
The Sony Xperia Z1 sports a 20.7 MP primary camera with features like autofocus and LED flash. The secondary camera on the device is 2 MP. The Samsung Galaxy S4 sports a 13 MP primary camera with similar features and the secondary camera on the device is 2 MP.