PhoneRocket Review Our evaluation of Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 6

Performance

Processing power and speed

Passmark

Graphics

3D and 2D graphics

Xperia Z2
n.d.
iPhone 6
n.d.
AnTuTu 3D, GLBenchmark 2.5 and GLBenchmark 2.7

Battery Life

How long will the battery last

Talk time (3G), Standby time and Battery capacity

Reviews

How do our trusted review sites rank these products?

Reviews from gsmarena.com, pocket-lint.com, techradar.com, fudzilla.com and phonearena.com

No winner declared

Too close to call

Benchmarks Real world tests of Xperia Z2 vs iPhone 6

passmark Processor performance including multiple coresData courtesy Passmark

Xperia Z2
4,326
iPhone 6
5,230

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Sony Xperia Z2

Reasons to consider the
Sony Xperia Z2

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Much better theoretical download speed 150 Mb/s vs 7.2 Mb/s More than 20.8x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Much higher resolution front camera 20.7 MP vs 8 MP More than 2.5x higher resolution front camera; Video chat with other people
Much faster processor 2.3 GHz vs 1.4 GHz Around 65% faster processor; run computation-intensive applications, such as photo editing, faster
Is 4G Yes vs No Somewhat common; Supports the fastest, most reliable networks
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
Significantly more battery capacity 3,200 mA·h vs 1,810 mA·h More than 75% more battery capacity
Significantly longer standby time 41,472 min vs 14,976 min More than 2.8x longer standby time
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Higher resolution 1920 x 1080 vs 1334 x 750 More than 2x higher resolution
More RAM 3 GB vs 1 GB 3x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
Sharper screen 423 ppi vs 325 ppi More than 30% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Supports multitasking Yes vs No Somewhat common; Run multiple apps at once
Bigger screen 5.2" vs 4.7" More than 10% bigger screen
Bigger app store 850,000 apps vs 825,000 apps Around 5% more apps; find an app for virtually any task
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Apple iPhone 6

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More processing power 5,230 vs 4,326 More than 20% better passmark score
Store much more stuff 128 GB vs 16 GB 8x more storage capacity; free yourself from memory cards
Significantly lighter 129 g vs 163 g More than 20% lighter
Records higher def video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps vs 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 15x higher def video
Thinner 6.9 mm vs 8.2 mm More than 15% thinner

Reviews Word on the street

Xperia Z2  vs iPhone 6 

9.2
7.7
We're especially pleased to say that what was one of the Xperia Z1's weaker aspects, the display, has been vastly improved in the Z2.
Xperia Z2

Specifications Full list of technical specs

screen

Xperia Z2  vs
iPhone 6 
Type Super IPS LCD2 Super IPS LCD2
Size 5.2" 4.7"
Resolution 1920 x 1080 1334 x 750
Multitouch N/A N/A
PPI 423 ppi 325 ppi

hardware

Clock speed 2.3 GHz 1.4 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
RAM 3 GB 1 GB
Internal storage 16 GB 128 GB

photo & video

Camera 20.7 MP 8 MP
Resolution 20.7 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 2.2 MP 1.2 MP
Video resolution 3840 x 2160 @ Unknown 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps

cellular

Generation 4G 3.5G
Networks
LTE Cat 4 (150/)
LTE Cat3
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
CDMA (0.01 Mb/s)
LTE Cat4 (150 Mb/s)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
LTE (20 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EV-DO Rev.A
EV-DO Rev.B
HSDPA+ (42.2 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)

battery

Talk time (3G) 1,140 min 840 min
Standby time 41,472 min 14,976 min
Capacity 3,200 mA·h 1,810 mA·h

form factor

Xperia Z2  vs
iPhone 6 
Weight 163 g 129 g
Thickness 8.2 mm 6.9 mm
Size 73.3 x 146.8 x 8.2 mm 67 x 138.1 x 6.9 mm

sensors

Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes

music

Supports FM radio Yes No

software

Operating system Android 6.0 iOS 10
Multitasking Yes No
App store Android Market Apple App Store
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 825,000 apps

connectivity

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