Features Key features of the Xperia Z1 Compact  vs P8 lite 

screen size

screen resolution

Xperia Z1 Compact
1280 x 720
P8 lite
1280 x 720



Xperia Z1 Compact
Quad core
P8 lite
Octa core

camera resolution

P8 lite
13 MP

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Reasons to consider the
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

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Much faster processor 2.2 GHz vs 1.2 GHz Around 85% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 42.2 Mb/s More than 3.5x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Significantly higher resolution front camera 20.7 MP vs 13 MP Around 60% higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Longer standby time (3G) 40,200 min vs 29,952 min Around 35% longer standby time (3G)
Sharper screen 341 ppi vs 293 ppi More than 15% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Slightly longer standby time 40,176 min vs 36,000 min More than 10% longer standby time
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More cores Octa core vs Quad core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Bigger screen 5" vs 4.3" More than 15% bigger screen
Thinner 7.7 mm vs 9.5 mm Around 20% thinner
Longer talk time 1,200 min vs 600 min 2x longer talk time; go days without charging

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia Z1 Compact  vs P8 lite 

The beefy 20.7 MP G Lens camera of the Sony Xperia Z1 Compact has absolutely the same characteristics as that of the Z1, which is a great technological achievement by Sony – to fit the same sensor in a considerably smaller body.
Xperia Z1 Compact

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Xperia Z1 Compact  vs
P8 lite 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 4.3" 5"
Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 341 ppi 293 ppi


Clock speed 2.2 GHz 1.2 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Octa core
Internal storage 16 GB 16 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 20.7 MP 13 MP
Resolution 20.7 MP 13 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2 MP 5 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 4G 4G
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Talk time 600 min 1,200 min
Talk time (3G) 1,080 min 780 min
Standby time 40,176 min 36,000 min
Standby time (3G) 40,200 min 29,952 min
Capacity 2,300 mA·h 2,200 mA·h

form factor

Xperia Z1 Compact  vs
P8 lite 
Weight 137 g 131 g
Thickness 9.5 mm 7.7 mm
Size 64.9 x 127 x 9.5 mm 70.6 x 143 x 7.7 mm


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes Yes


Operating system Android 5.1 Android 6.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Bluetooth v4.0 Bluetooth v4.0
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