Sony launched its new big screen smartphone at CES 2013 event named Sony Xperia Z and another fight or comparable mobile HTC Butterfly also a big screen mobile launched a month before. Just have looked at short feature of Sony Xperia Z comes with 5 inch HD screen size 1080P display has 1080x 1920 pixels of resolution, 1.5 GHz Qualcom Quad core processor, Adreno 320 GPU and runs on android 4.1.2 Jellybean and upgradable to V4.2 Jellybean, fully HD camera with 13 Megapixels autofocus, front camera, 4G LTE, 3G and 2330 mAh battery are the notable features and explained its complete features in our another blog droidblue titled Sony Xperia Z 5inch full water proof android Jellybean mobile launched and HTC Butterfly also reviewed at HTC Butterfly price in india- 5-inch HTC HD 1080p display Phablet.
Here is high featured and priced mobile comparison chart sheet, yes this time between HTC Butterfly and Sony Xperia Z.
Design and Form Factor:
Both the android based smartphone has 5 inch screen size handset and has a full HD capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (~441 ppi pixel density) and the difference is Xperia Z has TFT screen with Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2, Shatter proof and scratch-resistant glass protection, Timescape UI outplays HTC butterfly as HTC has Super LCD3 with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection, HTC Sense UI 4+.
Body or Out design:
Xperia Z- 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm dimension and weight of 146 grams also has IP57 certified dust and water resistant protect smartphone from Water up to 1 meter and 30 minutes.
Butterfly- 143 x 70.5 x 9.1 mm dimension and weight of 140 grams
So Sony launched sleek and thinnest only 7.9 mm thick smartphone and water proof feature also biggest positive when compare to HTC butterfly.
Processor and Memory:
Sony Xperia Z processor comes with 1.5 GHz Quad core Snapdragon S4 CPU (Chipset-Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064) while HTC Butterfly also powered by 1.5 GHz Quad core Snapdragon S4 CPU with dedicated GPU of Adreno 320 and In terms of storage both are equal weight as 2GBRAM and 16GB internal ROM storage memory and upto 32GB expandable via MicroSD card.
Camera (13MP Vs 8MP):
This is big battle section between those two model and Sony Xperia Z camera sports a 13MP rear camera comes with LED flash, Autofocus, Exmor RS and HDR technology like in high priced digital cameras 4128 x 3096 pixels image resolution, 2.2 MP front camera fro HD video calling and both the camera supports 1080p video recording. As it has water resistant supports user can take some beautiful snaps like fish under water.
HTC Butterfly camera sports 8MP Autofocus with LED flash capable to take snap upto 3264 x 2448 pixels resolutions images, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection are the main features and 2.1 MP front camera supports and like in Xperia Z this model too 1080p video recording.
Connectivity: Don’t want to compare this section because both the android smartphone model has identical connectivity and listed below Bluetooth V4.0 with A2DP, NFC, MicroUSB V2.0, GPRS, EDGE, 3G- HSPA, 4G LTE -(800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600) 50 Mbps UL and 100 Mbps DL, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot , MicroSIM slot, HDMI support, GPS, HTML5 support, YouTube, Google and SNS integration, TV-out (via MHL A/V link), 3.5 mm audio jack and HTC has Beats Audio technology while Xperia Z additionally has stereo FM radio with RDS.
Battery: Both are built with Non-removable battery Butterfly assembled by Li-Po 2020 mAh battery while Xperia Z assembled by Li-Ion 2330 mAh battery Standby -up to 550 h (2G) / Up to 530 h (3G)and Talk time- Up to 11 h (2G) / Up to 14 h (3G) and Music play- Up to 40 h
Price and release date:
Xperia Z- Announced 2013 at CES 2013 event and first hands on sale expected February 2013 from UK market and global later month and price- US $ 750+, in India INR Rs.40, 000+ and in Malaysia RM 2, 100+.
HTC Butterfly (X920e): Announced December 2012 and available for price of US $ 700+ (also locked contract version for US customer only named HTC DROID DNA), in India RS.35, 000+ and in Malaysia RM 2, 000+.
Final Verdict: Sony Xperia Z outplays HTC Butterfly in all section of features as well as specification and Xperia Z got thumps up review from technodriller team.
Note: Price and Availability may vary time to time.