BlackBerry Z10 Vs Sony Xperia ZBoth are fine phones and each has its specs ran through on this article so that you can see which you feel is the best. The BlackBerry Z10 was released on the 30th of January 2013, and it is carried by Verizon Wireless, AT&T and T-Mobile, plus it supports 4G LTE and runs on the BlackBerry 10 OS. The Sony Xperia Z was released on the first of March 2013, and is carried by T-Mobile exclusively, plus is it support 4G LTE and runs on the Android 4.1 operating system.
The features they hold in common
They have quite a few similar features, but some of the most obvious are listed below. The BlackBerry Z10 has a barometer too.
Installed GPS Navigation
GPS device functions and location tech
The screen and the display
The BlackBerry Z10 has a 4.2 inch screen size with a Super AMOLED screen. Most Smartphone screens are around the four inch mark. The screen resolution is 1280 pixels x 768 pixels which is 356 PPI (pixels-per-inch of screen). Compared to the average screen it is 53% sharper. You may connect your phone to an external screen with the mini-HDMI port. It also has an ambient light sensor, Multi Touch navigation and a proximity sensor.
The Sony Xperia Z has a 5 inch screen size which makes it larger than the BlackBerry Z10 and around 25% larger than most other Smartphone screens. It has a resolution of 1920 pixels x 1080 pixels, which makes it 441 PPI. It is therefore 89% sharper than most other Smartphones. You may also connect it to another screen via the mini-HDMI port.
The battery power and life
With the BlackBerry Z10 you will get ten hours of talk time, when most average phones give you seven or eight. The battery capacity is 1800 mAh, which is more than most Smartphones and gives you around 312 hours on standby.
The Sony Xperia Z will give you around eleven hours of talk time which is an hour more than the BlackBerry Z10. The battery is 2330 mAh which is quite large for a Smartphone and gives you around 550 hours on standby, which is a lot more than the BlackBerry Z10.
The processing power and RAM
The BlackBerry Z10 has a dual core processor that runs at 1.5 Ghz. This is pretty fast for a Smartphone. It also has 2,048 MB of RAM, which is more than most Smartphones and means it will perform very well, even with multiple apps running.
The Sony Xperia Z has four processors. It has the quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 processor which runs at 1.5 Ghz like the BlackBerry Z10. And, just like the BlackBerry Z10 it also has 2,048 MB of RAM, which also affords the Sony Xperia Z a high level of performance.
The local memory on each phone
The BlackBerry Z10 has 16 GB of internal hard drive which is quite a lot for a Smartphone. If you use a microSD card then you can ramp that number up to 64 GB. The Sony Xperia Z also has 16GB of internal hard drive, but it may only be increased up to 32 GB with a MicroSD card.
The camera and its features
The BlackBerry Z10 has a 2 mega pixel camera on the front and an 8 mega pixel camera on the back. It is also able to record 1080p HD video. The Sony Xperia Z has a 2 mega pixel camera on the front and a 13 mega pixel camera on the back. It is also able to record 1080p HD video. They both have similar camera features, except that the Sony Xperia Z has Panorama. Otherwise, they both have:
Digital Image Stabilization
Front Facing Camera
Rear Facing Camera
The dimensions of the phones
The BlackBerry Z10 is 5.12 inches x 2.58 inches x 0.35 inches and the Sony Xperia Z is 5.47 inches x 2.79 inches x 0.31 inches. The BlackBerry Z10 is 24% thinner than most Smartphones and the weight of the phone is 135 grams. The Sony Xperia Z is thinner than the BlackBerry Z10 and is also 33% thinner than most Smartphones, but it does have bigger dimensions in the other directions. It is also heavier than the BlackBerry Z10 at 146 grams.
They both have the same connectivity for the most part. These include wireless connectivity features such as the ones listed below. They are also able to connect to the same network connectivity that most modern Smartphones have. They are both using the 4.0 version of Bluetooth too.
Mobile Hotspot Tethering