HTC Butterfly vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z – Compare Specs

Although Samsung Galaxy 4 sale is not going as expected, but it surely is one of top selling phones of this year. The reason of it being not THE BEST in the market is that more and more good phones are introduced by almost all the manufacturers.

In this comparison post, we would comparing Galaxy S4 with HTC Butterfly and Sony Xperia Z. Out of all these smartphones, HTC Butterfly is the latest entrant in the market and looks promising on paper.

As a buyer, one would look for a powerful and a stable phone. You wont want a smartphone with high end features but goes sluggish after few months. When you are spending big bucks, you definitely seek some good return. Below is the detailed comparison between these smartphones.

HTC Butterfly vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z - Compare Specs

HTC Butterfly vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z – Compare Specs


Its Quad core processor era. And so said, all these smartphones are powered by quad core processors. HTC Butterfly and Sony Xperia Z run on 1.5 GHz Krait Quad-core processor. Whereas, Galaxy S4 is little powerful than the other two with 1.9 GHz Krait Quad-core processor.


Butterfly and Xperia Z show up with a 5 inch super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with picture resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. In addition to a gorgeous display screen, this HTC smartphone looks prettier and powerful with its Sense technology. Even Galaxy S4 features a 5 inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and is a Super AMOLED display.

Memory and RAM

Its the RAM of any smartphone which drives it. Since all these smartphones run on 2GB RAM, its quite evident that the game is all about the combination of rest of the hardware.

HTC Butterfly and Xperia Z come with a phone storage of 16GB and also comes with a microSD slot which is expandable upto 32G. And even Galaxy S4 comes with 16GB of phone storage , but its microSD slot is expandable upto 64G.


Xperia Z excels as it features 13.1 MP camera with a resolution of 4128×3096 pixels and LED flash. It also has a front camera of 2.2 MP. Butterfly has a 8MP camera of 1920×1080 pixels with LED flash and it also has a 2.1MP front camera.

On the other side, Galaxy S4 also has a 13MP camera with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and also has a 2MP front camera. On paper, Xperia Z is a clear winner. But its not just the Mega Pixels which makes a camera better, its the quality. So check it out at the stores.

Below table would make the picture a little bit clearer.

HTC Butterfly vs Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z – Compare Specs

Specifications HTC Butterfly Sony Xperia Z Samsung Galaxy S4
Dimensions 143 x 70.5 x 9.08 mm 143 x 70.5 x 9.1 mm 136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
Weight 140 grams 140 grams 130 grams
Operating System Android OS, v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) + Sense 4+ UI Android OS, v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS v4.2.2
Processor 1.5 GHz Quad Core Snapdragon Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait 1.9 GHz Quad core Snapdragon processor
Display 5 inch Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen 5 inch Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen 5 inch super AMOLED display
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Camera 8 MP and 2.1 MP secondary camera 13 MP, 4128×3096 pixels,autofocus with a 2.1 MP secondary camera 13 megapixel with LED flash and 2 MP front camera
Flash Type LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Video fps 30 frames 30 frames 30 frames
Video 1080p HD 1080p HD 1080p HD
Memory In built 8 / 16 GB Built in 16 GB with micro SD slot
expandable upto 32GB
Built in 16 GB with micro SD slot expandable upto 64G
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Battery Li-Ion 2200 mAh Non-removable Li-Po 2020 mAh battery 2600 mAhTalktime – 17 hours (3G)
Design Candybar Candybar Candybar
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June 23, 2013 by: Prasanth Chandra

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