Apple iPhone 5S 16GB  Sony Xperia C4 Dual 
Apple iPhone 5S 16GB Sony Xperia C4 Dual
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Excellence Score
24.4
19.1
Value for Money Score
51.9
27.2
Price Rs. 16,999 onwards Rs. 22,990 onwards
Launch Date (India) Nov, 2013 Jun, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Apple iOS 7.1, Upgradeable to 11 Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 6.0
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 4 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 640x1136 pixels (~ 326 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)
Display Features Retina display, Scratch Resistant, LED-backlit widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology, Full sRGB standard, Fingerprint-Resistant oleophobic coating on front IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant, Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 1.7 GHz
Processor Type Dual Core Octa Core
Processor Name A7 chip with 64-bit architecture, M7 motion coprocessor Mediatek MT6752
GPU PowerVR Series 6 Mali-T760MP2
RAM 1 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 8.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features 1.5 um pixel size, F/2.2 Aperture, Simultaneous HD video and image recording, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama Shot, Auto HDR, Image/Video Stabilization, Sapphire Crystal Lens Cover, True Tone Flash, BSI Sensor, Five-element lens, Hybrid IR filter, Burst mode, Slow Motion Video Recording, Square Mode Shoot, Exposure control, Photo Geo-tagging, Timer mode, Time-lapse video, 3x zoom, Video Geo-tagging Geo-tagging, HDR for photos and videos, Image Stabilizer, Exmor R, Red-eye Reduction, 4X Digital Zoom
Secondary Camera 1.2 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features F/2.4 aperture, Face Detection, HD Video Recording, BSI Sensor, Auto HDR for photos, Exposure control Full HD Video Recording, Flash
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.6 mm 7.9 mm
Weight 112 gm 147 gm
Battery Capacity 1440 mAh 2600 mAh
Battery Standby 250 hrs 634 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A 682 hrs
Battery Talktime N/A 13.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 10.00 hrs 11.50 hrs
Other Battery Parameters Web Browsing Time (3G): 8 hrs, Web Browsing Time (4G): 10 hrs, Web Browsing Time (WiFi): 10 hrs, Video Playback Time: 10 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 40 hrs Video Playback Time: 8.15 hrs, Music Playback Time: 53.36 hrs
Fingerprint sensor Yes
Other Features TV Out; Noise Filtration; AirDrop file sharing; iCloud Wireless Sync and Backup; iBooks PDF reader; AirPlay; Passbook; Notes; Weather; Stocks; Game Center; Voice Memo; Newsstand DLNA; NFC; WiFi Direct; ANT+ Support; Miracast; Noise Filtration; Sony 3D Surround Sound technology (VPT); Clear Audio+ Sound improvement software; Clear Bass; xLOUD Experience
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Premium build, and classy design
  • Compact in-the-hand feel, easy to use with one hand
  • Touch ID fingerprint scanner provides a useful, convenient way to unlock the phone
  • Beautiful display with incredibly accurate colors, excellent brightness output, and great viewing angles
  • iOS 7 is a nice evolution from the previous version, and is as simple, and intuitive as ever
  • Snappy, fluid performance
  • Future proof power package
  • Great on-screen keyboard
  • Excellent web browser
  • Excellent camera with very good low-light performance as well
  • Excellent call quality
  • Bundled iWork app suite
  • Decent build quality
  • Soft matte plastic back is soft to touch and offers plenty of grip on the phone
  • Good ergonomics - very comfortable to hold with one hand due to compact bezel size
  • Very good display - good color reproduction, good viewing angles, and good levels of brightness
  • Xperia UI over Android - it's simple and fluid, with some added features like Sony's small apps
  • Good speed/performance
  • Decent rear camera
  • Good call quality
  • Good audio quality
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Small screen size compared to other flagship phones, means that the video/photo viewing experience is not quite as immersive
  • Average front facing (selfie) camera
  • Average battery life
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