Sony Z1 Compact Compare Xperia Mini vs HTC One
Already there are several phone manufacturers that offer compact versions of its most popular smartphones . While large screens are very popular, these models are an interesting option for users seeking advanced experience without sacrificing the handling of a compact device.
Sony launched several weeks ago the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact , a terminal that is at the same level as the model that has been inspired but with a smaller screen. The beauty of the “mini flagship” of the Japanese is that keeps all components, including processor, camera and connections. Today we are facing the HTC Mini One , a device designed with the same intention and also keeps many of the strengths of the original model. We all differences in a comparison .
Display and Design
We started with a draw, both in size and density resolution and logically. All the brands have released a mini version of a more advanced model have chosen screen 4.3 inches, and both Sony and HTC have followed this same line. With this surface can see the images clearly and can still use a hand without incurring a liability, plus it is more convenient transportation. They also agree on the resolution, which is the standard HD (1,280 x 720 pixels) and therefore the density is 342 dpi in both cases. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compac t has going for the image enhancement system TRILUMINOS , which enhances the contrast increasing the sense of clarity and the colors up a bit. Meanwhile the HTC Mini One panel has a Super LCD 2 improves visibility outdoors and also consume less energy than traditional LCD.
We face two examples of what a good design, but we are quite different. S or ny advocates a formrectangular with slightly rounded edges and their faces covered with tempered glass. structure isaluminum and the reflective surface gives it a distinctive touch, although we know from other models that are very dirty easily. Its strength is the resistance to water and dust. terminal will be available in white, black, pink and lime . Meanwhile the HTC Mini One has a design in aluminum that is also very stylish and its forms are rounded , so that better fit the hand. Notable speakers at the front, but that makes it longer than your opponent, but nevertheless is lighter . In this case the available colors are black and silver.
Camera and Multimedia
The two terminals have a very interesting and complete photographic system, but also very different. We start with the strengths of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact, which has a sensor 20.7 megapixel Exmor RS processor BIONZ and G lens with f/2.0 aperture . This combination gets large, crisp images, eliminating noise, ensures rapid response and also record videos HDR . Other keys are lossless 3x zoom, mode Superior Auto , recording FullHD videos and 2 megapixel front camera 1080p. In the media plane this model also scores points with improved sound Clear Audio + , enhancer low xLOUD , SuiteSony Entertainment Network, the certificate PlayStation app and Sony Walkman .
The HTC One Mini boasts of the same system that we saw in his older brother and we christened HTCUltrapixel . The sensor is only 4 megapixels, but the trick is that each pixel is three times bigger than a normal one, so it captures the triple light . It also has a processor HTC imageCHIP 2 that all goes fluid and a lens aperture f/2.0. Moreover highlights its intelligent LED flash with five power levels, theoptical stabilizer, record FullHD videos and has a front camera 1 6 megapixels. Regarding the media profile is evident that the strength is sound, both through its stereo speakers and headphones front because it has the certificate Beats Audio.
Power, memory and operating system
The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Power trophy takes to have a quad-core processor 800 to 2.2 gigahertz Snapdragon , which also has an Adreno 330 GPU and 2 GB of memory RAM . The HTC Mini One has a chip Snapdragon 400 , dual core running at 1.4 Gigahertz. The RAM is 1 GB but because it makes both dual channel. The storage capacity is tied with 16 Gb, but only the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact allows expansion cards MicroSD (64 GB).
The two terminals come standard with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and are on the list of candidates for KitKat Android 4.4, so in that sense they enjoy the same novelty of Google. The main difference is the interface user or visual layer. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has the Xperia interface, which features a sleek design customization in the usual line of the brand. The company introduces own applications as the Sony Entertainment Network but generally was respected rather the structure of Android. Meanwhile the HTC One Mini interface features HTC Sense, one of the best reviews that usually harvested between users. It has a very distinctive design with attractive widgets and it works pretty smoothly. Also in this case has the HTC Blink feed widget that gives us all the news that interest us in the home screen.
Connectivity and autonomy
How could it be otherwise, the two have a very varied connections support, as these are the ones that allow to maximize all of its capabilities. You can connect to networks LTE (4G) or HSPA (3G), plus via WiFi . They also have DLNA, WiFi Hotspot, Bluetooth, antenna GPS connector for headphones andmicroUSB . The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact ups the ante with the chip NFC , your connection ANT + and support for MHL .
Finally, there is talk of autonomy according to official data and both are at a similar level. The HTC Mini One has a battery of 1,800 milliamps which may be on between 20 and 13 hours use or 500-692 hours standby, depending on the connections you have enabled. For its part, Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has a higher capacity battery, specifically 2,300 milliamps, but its duration is very close to that of his opponent. The manufacturer specifies a time in conversation of 18 hours and between 600 and 550 hours when in standby , again according to the active connection.
Typically in these mini versions is that in addition to a smaller screen also have a more modest technical background, but in this case both respond to a different concept. The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the most respected functions in the model which is inspired, by which it ranks ahead in points as the processor and camera . However the HTC Mini One does not easily twist your arm and also provides interesting features to your system Ultrapixel . There are many other points are tied for the connections, the display and the operating system. As to design both brands can boast of offering proper makeup and with very good finishes, but the water resistance of the Xperia Sony Z1 Compact is a definite plus. The price here is decisive and Antique Mini One HTC in their favor as it costs 400 euros compared to 550 euros the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact.