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Apple iPhone 5s Sony Xperia Z3+
Global Score
8.448.21
Basic Information
AppleSony
iOS 8.x, 7.xAndroid 5.0
2013-09-102015-05-26
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches5.76 x 2.83 x 0.27 inches
3.95 ounces5.08 ounces
Black, Gold and GrayBlack, Brown, Green and White
AluminiumGlass; metal
$ 270.00 at Amazon$ 265.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
4 inches5.2 inches
640 x 1136 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDIPS LCD
326 pixels per inch424 pixels per inch
500 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.87.8
Performance
Apple A7 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipset
64-bit Cyclone ARMv8 (Dual-Core 1300 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 2000 MHz) processor
1 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM
PowerVR G6430 (600 MHz) GPUAdreno 430 GPU
8.737.29
Storage
64 GB internal memory32 GB internal memory
No SD card slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
4.43.82
Camera
8.00 MP + 1.20 MP20.70 MP + 5.00 MP
f/2.20 aperturef/2.00 aperture
29.00mm focal length25.00mm focal length
0.33 inches (1/3") sensor0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor
1920 x 1080 (30 fps) (Full HD) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video
7.818.91
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIMNano SIM, Dual SIM
9.59.6
Battery Life
1570mAh Li-Ion Battery2930mAh Battery
Non-Removable BatteryNon-Removable Battery
250 hours standby time
10 hours talk time
590 hours standby time
17 hours talk time
3.525.04
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.1
GPSGPS
--NFC
Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

Apple iPhone 5s is a little bit better than the Sony Xperia Z3+, with an 8.44 score against 8.21. Apple iPhone 5s has iOS 8.x operating system, and Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with Android 5.0 operating system. Apple iPhone 5s is an older and a little bit thicker device than Sony Xperia Z3+, but Apple managed to build it much lighter anyway.

The iPhone 5s and the Xperia Z3+ both count with extremely similar displays, although the Xperia Z3+ also has more pixels per inch of screen, a much higher 1920 x 1080 resolution and a bigger display. The iPhone 5s has a superior hardware performance than Xperia Z3+, because although it has lesser RAM memory, it also counts with a graphics co-processor, a larger number of cores (although they are slower) and a 64-bit CPU.

Apple iPhone 5s features more memory to store more games and applications than Xperia Z3+, because although it has no slot for SD memory cards, it also counts with 64 GB internal storage. The Xperia Z3+ features a very superior battery performance than Apple iPhone 5s, because it has an 87 percent greater battery size.

The Sony Xperia Z3+ shoots much better photographs and videos than iPhone 5s, because it has a much larger sensor taking more light and vivid colors, a lot higher 3840x2160 video definition, a back facing camera with a much better resolution and a bigger diafragm aperture for better photos in low light situations.

The iPhone 5s is a bit more expensive than Xperia Z3+, but it's still a great deal, as you can get a better phone for that extra money.