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Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906) vs Realme C17

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z1 vs Realme C17 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme C17 XSony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)12Points
Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)
5"
TFT

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme C17
6.5"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme C17

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)12 Advantages Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)vsC1717 Advantages Realme C17
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs188 grams (6.58 ounces)
+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x1920 pixels80%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1600 pixels
+441 PPI63%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs270 PPI
+1/2.3" inches33%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.06" inches
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+IP58 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core28%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+6GB LPDDR4X2 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+128GB (104GB available)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
5"vs+6.5"30%
Larger screen
(back) 20.7MPvs+(quad camera) 13MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP20%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.1.1 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+5000 mAh67%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.0 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

28 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
BSI sensor
Full HD (1920x1080)
+21 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
ModelXperia Z1 (4G C6906)C17
Other model namesSony Xperia Z1 C6906 (4G LTE), Sony HonamiRealme C17
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyRealme
Release date9/6/20139/21/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 144 millimeters (2.91 x 5.67 in)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)188 grams (6.58 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP58 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minWater splash resistant (don't immerse)

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipopfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 460 SM4250 (11nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 240
1.6GHz Quad-Core Kryo 240
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 610 600Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
128GB (104GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~82.3% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1600 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI270 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17)LTE Cat4 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels(quad camera)
13 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.2119°1/4.0"1.12µm
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
Talk time autonomy15 hours35 hours (1.5 days)
Standby850 hours (35.4 days)800 hours (33.3 days)

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Colors: Navy Blue, Lake Green
- Realme UI

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Realme C17
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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