This comparison of three different smartphones is intended to help consumers make the right choice for their respective needs when choosing their next cell phone. Obviously everyone wants to get the most for their time and money, and not everyone has the time to research dozens of different phone models. So we will go over some of the key similarities and differences between these three popular models.
Key features of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact Model
We will start off with the current most popular Sony model; the Xperia Z1 Compact. This phone is equipped with a high quality Qualcomm 2.2GHz quad-core processor, an Adreno 330 graphics processor and a 4.3 inch display with a max resolution of 1280 x 720. This model is equipped with two cameras, front and back for the user’s convenience when taking photos or video chatting. Both cameras are capable of recording in HD. The standard camera has 20.7 MP; whereas the front facing camera only has 2 MP. The battery for the Xperia Z1 Compact has a max life of 600 hours while it is in standby mode, and 18 hours of actual talk time. It also comes standard with 2 GB of RAM and 32 GB of internal memory. It’s equipped with a microSD card slot, in case you need more storage capacity. The Z1 Compact smartphone comes with the Google Android Jelly Bean operating system.
Key Features of the Oppo N1 Mini Model
The Oppo N1 Mini is also equipped with a high quality Qualcomm processor; however it only has a processing speed of 1.6 GHz; .1 less than the Z1 Compact model. It is also equipped with 16 GB of internal storage, 2 GB of RAM and a 2140 mAh battery. The display on this model is a little more impressive than the other two models, at 5 inches with a max resolution of 1280 x 720. The camera on this smartphone model has 13 MP and comes standard with auto focus and dual LED flash. The Oppo N1 Mini model comes with the Google Android Jelly Bean 4.3 operating system. This model is a little on the chunky side; weighing in at 150 grams; it is considerably heavier than the other two models.
Key Features of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini Model
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini; like the other two models we are comparing; utilizes a high quality Qualcomm processor. Its’ 1.7 GHz dual-core processor is combined with 1.5 GB of RAM; all of which is lower quality than the specs on the Z1 Compact. This model is also equipped with 8 GB of internal memory; which can be expanded to 64 GB with the use of a microSD card. The display size is the same as the display on the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact; however it has a considerably lower resolution quality at only 960 x 540. It has two cameras, back and front. The front facing camera has 1.9 MP, and the rear camera has 8 MP. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini comes with the Google Android Jelly Bean 4.3 operating system, and the battery for this device is able to withstand 300 hours of standby, or 12 hours of actual talk time. The device is light in contract to the other two models.
Over all, these three phones are each impressive in their own way. Your choice must be based upon your own personal storage capacity and processing power requirements. The Oppo N1 Mini and the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini have the larger displays. However the Oppo N1 is rather heavy, and the S4 Mini has lower resolution. The Z1 Compact model is nice and light, but has the most ungainly camera. The Oppo N1 Mini is priced at roughly $440; just ahead of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact model; which comes in at around $420. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini comes in at roughly $290; considerably cheaper than the others.