Sony Xperia XZ vs Apple iPhone 7: Guide For Best Buy Option

By Jennifer R. Irvin , Updated Sep 30, 2016 12:55 PM EDT

The battle between the two technology giants, Sony and Apple, never ends as they each released a new model of smartphones, the Sony Xperia XZ and Apple iPhone 7. There are some noted comparing factors on their specs and features to guide tech enthusiast on which segment is the best buy device.

First, the Apple iPhone 7 has an aluminum chassis packed with pressure sensitive Home button and ion-strengthened glass. It also includes a powerful fingerprint scanner to make it more secure. On the other hand, the Sony Xperia XZ has a metallic body with a little rounded edges. ALso, Taiwan is the first region where the XZ is being sold, according to GSM Arena.

It also features a Gorilla Glass protection and fingerprint sensor for added security. For the display, Sony Xperia XZ caters a 5.2 inch Full HD IPS LCD display screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. While the iPhone 7 displays a 4.7 inch screen with IPS LCD display and 750 x 1334 pixels resolution Retina HD screen and a 3D touch function.

For its performance specs, the Xperia XZ is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with 3 GB RAM and storage option of 32 or 64 GB. The iPhone 7 has A10 Fusion quadcore chipset with 2 GB RAM and 128 GB. Additionally, Xperia XZ is operated with upgradable Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 while the iPhone 7 runs with the new advanced iOS 10 platform. It is also presumed to have a more advanced and updated iMessage feature, reports BGR.

Whether you go for Sony Xperia XZ or Apple iPhone 7, it depends on your taste in each specs and of course the budget. Meanwhile, after the pre-order period availability went live in the country, the Sony Xperia X Compact is now available for purchase in the whole United States. It is now being sold in Amazon for $500 and it comes in 3 different colors.

This is worth to mention that the retailer of this device was offering $450 during the pre-order period wherein a $50 credit was offered during checkout of the product. However, it seems to come to an end. So, if you plan to buy a unit, you can grab it for its normal price.

Sony Xperia XZ vs iPhone 7: Which is best for me?

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