Xperia Z Sony

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    5
    inches
  • resolution
    440
    ppi

Optimus L9 LG

  • clock speed
    1
    GHz
  • RAM
    1
    GB
  • size
    4.7
    inches
  • resolution
    234
    ppi

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia Z vs LG Optimus L9

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.9
8.0

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
7.1
5.6

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5
7.1
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
7.5
7.0

Music

voice volume and music volume
8.8
9.2

Geekaphone Score

7.5
6.9

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
5"
4.7"
Resolution
1920 x 1080 (440 ppi)
960 x 540 (234 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
IPS LCD (RGB)
Brightness
492 cd/m²
477 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.462
1.227
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Gorilla Glass 2
Video out
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)
1080p (Micro USB)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
Texas Instruments OMAP 4 (OMAP4430)
CPU
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
1 GHz, ARM Cortex A9
Architecture
Quad core
Dual core
Linpack
630
65.9
Quadrant
8,075
3,019
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
304 MHz, PowerVR SGX540
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
29
9
Epic citadel
55.6
--
Basemark x
4.62
--
RAM
2 GB
1 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.2, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
13.1 MP (4176 x 3136)
5 MP (2592 x 1944)
Sensor
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
1/3" (4.8 mm × 3.6 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
None
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.2
f/2.0
Secondary camera
2.19 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
50 Mbps
8 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Capacity
2,330 mA·h
2,150 mA·h
Talk time
660 min
--
Standby time
33,000 min
--
Tested
3G talk time
963 min
667 min
Web browsing
339 min
302 min
Video playback
397 min
353 min

music

Speaker
Mono (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.10
+0.06, -0.32
Noise level
-81.9 dB
-82.6 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.62, -0.09
+0.44, -0.12
Noise level
-81.7 dB
-82.3 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
71 x 139 x 7.9 mm
131.9 x 68.2 x 8.8 mm
Weight
146 g
125 g
Body
Slate (Waterproof, Dustproof)
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask

software

Operating system
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.0
Upgradable to
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.1.2
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
1,336 ms
2,029 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11a/b/g/n (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
3.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
--

features

Internal storage
16 GB
4 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Mini-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
60.1 dB
65.5 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
58.3 dB
65.7 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
Yes
No
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
No
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No