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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Nokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Nokia 7 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Nokia 7 Plus XSony Xperia Z1 Compact05Points
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
4.3"
TFT

720x1280

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
6"
IPS

1080x2160

12
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3800
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Nokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)

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 Compact5 Advantages Sony Xperia Z1 Compactvs7 Plus (4GB RAM)23 Advantages Nokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
+137 grams (4.8 ounces)9%
Lighter
vs150 grams (5.25 ounces)
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
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
+IP58 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.2Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core50%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (12GB available)vs+64GB (54GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels153%
Higher resolution screen
342 PPIvs+402 PPI18%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.3"vs+6"40%
Larger screen
(back) 20.7MPvs+(dual camera) 12MP + 13MP21%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)14%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 2.1MPvs+(front) 16MP7 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 5.1.1 Lollipopvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+3800 mAh65%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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.

25 Common items in both devices
16 million
Autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
EIS: Digital stabilization
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+18 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
ModelXperia Z1 Compact7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z1 Compact D5503, Sony AmamiNokia 7+ TA-1062, Nokia 7 plus TA-1062 (Android One)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyNokia
Release dateFebruary, 2014March, 2018
Depth9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)64.9 x 127 millimeters (2.56 x 5 in)75.6 x 158.4 millimeters (2.98 x 6.24 in)
Weight137 grams (4.8 ounces)150 grams (5.25 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP58 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Operating systemAndroid 4.3 Jelly BeanAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 10
HardwareSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660 (14nm)
CPU processor2.2Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 260 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 512 650Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
64GB (54GB available)
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.3" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~61.8% (screen-to-body ratio)~77.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)342 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100Global version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)LTE Cat6

Global version:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)

China version:
LTE 700/800/900/850/1700/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,4,5,7,8,20,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2000/2300/2500/2600 (34,38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels(dual camera)
12 megapixels
13MPf/2.61µm
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels4608x3456 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 registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Pink, Lime
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- Sony Triluminos display
- 3D Surround Sound
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black/copper, White/copper
- Android One
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- 18:9 screen
- Nokia OZO
- Carl Zeiss optics on both cameras
- Fast battery charging (9V/2A=18W)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh3800 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 day1140 minutes | 19 hours | 0.8 day
Standby36000 minutes | 600 hours | 25 days43380 minutes | 723 hours | 30.1 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia Z1 CompactNokia 7 Plus (4GB RAM)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.43W/kg (head) | 1W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.74W/kg (head) | 0.73W/kg (body)feature not registered
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