Xperia ZR Sony

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    2
    GB
  • size
    4.5
    inches
  • resolution
    326
    ppi

Xperia ZL Sony

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

Review Breakdown

Sony Xperia ZR vs Xperia ZL

Display

PPI, brightness, contrast ratio in sunlight and contrast ratio
8.5
8.7

Processing power

linpack, quadrant and sunspider
7.2
7.2

Graphics performance

gl benchmark 2.5 and epic citadel
8.7
8.5

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.5
5.5

Battery life

3g talk time, web vrowsing and video playback
8.6
7.4

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.0
9.5

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.5"
5"
Resolution
1280 x 720 (326 ppi)
1920 x 1080 (440 ppi)
Panel
TFT LCD (RGB)
TFT LCD (RGB)
Brightness
581 cd/m²
575 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
2.672
2.352
Surface
Scratch-resistant glass
Scratch-resistant glass
Video out
1080p (Micro USB)
1080p (Micro USB with MHL)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
CPU
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
1.5 GHz, ARM Krait
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
Linpack
627
631
Quadrant
8,073
7,912
GPU
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
400 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 320
Architecture
Quad core
Quad core
GL benchmark 2.5
32
29
Epic citadel
57.2
55.4
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
2 GB
2 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
f/2.4, 4 mm (30 mm equiv.)
Resolution
13.1 MP (4176 x 3136)
12.8 MP (4128 x 3096)
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
Digital
Panorama
Yes
Yes
Continuous shooting
Yes
None
Aperture
f/2.4
f/2.4
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
2 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
20 Mbps
20 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
2,300 mA·h
2,370 mA·h
Talk time
660 min
600 min
Standby time
28,200 min
30,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
1,068 min
922 min
Web browsing
680 min
364 min
Video playback
450 min
328 min

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Stereo (Back)
Frequency response
+0.11, -0.10
+0.11, -0.10
Noise level
-87.8 dB
-88.2 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+0.45, -0.11
+0.55, -0.07
Noise level
-87.7 dB
-88.2 dB
FM radio
Receive
Receive

form factor

Size
131 x 67.4 x 10.4 mm
69.3 x 131.6 x 9.8 mm
Weight
140 g
151 g
Body
Plastic (Waterproof, Dustproof)
Plastic
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask, Camera

software

Operating system
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Upgradable to
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Custom UI
--
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
--
Sunspider
1,310 ms
1,290 ms

connectivity

Network
4G, LTE (100 Mb/s)
4G, LTE (20 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11 (Hotspot)
802.11b/g/n (Hotspot)
NFC
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth
4.0
4.0
USB On-the-Go
Yes
Yes

features

Internal storage
8 GB
16 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
microSD
Included accessories
  1. Charger
  2. Headphones
--
SIM card
Micro-SIM
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.3 dB
74.8 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
60.7 dB
66.2 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS, GLONASS
A-GPS, GLONASS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
Yes
Hygrometer
No
No
Showing 5 comments.
ZL has a quad core processor which is a big advantage
but its not a BIG advantage
yes, removable battery is great advantage.
thats not a big advantage
ZR has a removable battery- big advantage