If you want to see how the Sony Xperia Z fares against other Android flagships such as the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One in the camera department, then check out some sample pictures below. You can click on each picture to see the full resolution sample.
It is interesting to note the average size of each image in this shootout. For example, the Galaxy S4’s pictures are 5MB on average, the Xperia Z’s pictures are 2.8MB whilst the HTC One pics are 1.2MB. It goes to show how each manufacturer handles compression, although saying that we do not know what settings were used to capture each image.
You would expect the HTC One to have the lower file size given the lower megapixel sensor, but both the Xperia Z and Galaxy S4 have 13MP sensors. Sony Xperia users have long bemoaned the fact that images are over compressed. Take a look below and let us know whether you can tell the difference.
Camera shootout: Xperia Z versus HTC One and Galaxy S 4