Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6, benefits in brief
Sony recently announced three new Xperia Z5 smartphones, Sony Xperia Z5 Compact, the standard Xperia Z5, and the Z5 Premium. The Compact version is the smaller of the new flagships and is headed to a release in October. It’s close in display size to the Apple iPhone 6, so today we’re looking at the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6 and the benefits of each in brief.
In our launch article on the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact we gave specifications and more for this upcoming smartphone. As a refresher on the key specs it has a Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, Adreno 430 graphics, and 2GB of RAM. It sports a 4.6-inch IPS LCD display with resolution of 1280 x 720, has a 23-megapixel rear camera, 5.1-megapixel front-facing snapper, and 2700 mAh battery. The Z5 Compact runs the Android 5.1.1 Lollipop operating system.
While the Xperia Z5 Compact hasn’t hit the shelves just yet, the iPhone 6 is nearly a year old. The iPhone 6 is equipped with a 1.4GHz Apple A8 dual-core processor, PowerVR GX6450 graphics, and 1GB of RAM. This one has a 4.7-inch display with resolution of 1334 x 750, an 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.2-megapixel front-facer, and 1810 mAh battery. It runs iOS 8.4 that will soon be upgradable to iOS 9.
Below this story we’ve positioned a YouTube video from TotalTechWar for your viewing convenience. It sums up in a concise way the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6 by listing the advantages of each. The comparison begins with showing the stronger points of the iPhone 6 such as the fact that it’s 29% lighter and has dual-LED flash for the camera.
The second part of the video focuses on the benefits of the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact over the iPhone 6. Just a few of these are faster autofocus, stereo speakers, and waterproof qualities. More aspects are shown in the video and you can seem them all when you view it. At the end of the comparison all of the various pointers are shown side-by-side for a convenient reminder. This might help buyers to choose between them based on what they most need from a smartphone.
Another thing to bear in mind is that the iPhone 6S is expected to be announced at the Apple event tomorrow. It will be interesting to see a similar comparison with the newest iPhone when we know all the details. Also the price of the iPhone 6 is likely to fall when the iPhone 6S releases, so that’s another factor that might come into play.
In this benefits summary of the Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs iPhone 6, which are you most likely to choose? Maybe you’re waiting to see what the iPhone 6S has to offer when it’s announced?