Sony Xperia Z1 vs TCL 40 XE 5G

Sony Xperia Z1 on Amazon USA
TCL 40 XE 5G on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Sony Xperia Z1 on one side and the TCL 40 XE 5G on the other, also their respective performances with the benchmarks. The first has a processor with 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.3GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.2GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench.

Specification comparison:

SmartphoneSony Xperia Z1 TCL 40 XE 5G
Model version(s)

C6902, C6903, C6906,
SO-01F, SOL23

Release dateQ3 2013 Q1 2023
Dimensions5,67 x 2,91 x 0,33 in 6,48 x 2,97 x 0,35 in
Weight6.00 oz 6.88 oz
BodyFront and back glass,
aluminum body
Front glass,
plastic body
Screen size, colours5.0 inches, 16M colours 6.6 inches, 400 nits, 16M colours
Screen typeTFT IPS LCD, 90Hz
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels 720 x 1612 pixels
Screen ratio16:9 20:9
Density441 ppi 269 ppi
Operating systemAndroid 4.2 Android 13; TCL UI
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 MediaTek MT6833 Dimensity 700 5G
Lithography28 nm HPM 7 nm N7
Cores4 8
Threads4 8
Energy cores


6x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 2.0 GHz
High performance cores

4x Qualcomm Krait 400 @ 2.26 GHz

2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.2 GHz
GPU integrated graphicsQualcomm Adreno 330 ARM Mali-G57 MC2
GPU execution units1 2
GPU shading units128 32
GPU clock450 MHz 950 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point147.9 GFLOPS 243.2 GFLOPS
Memory2 GB RAM 4 GB RAM
Storage16 GB 128 GB
Memory cardUp to 64 GB Up to 1 TB

20,7 MP, f/2,0, 27mm

13 MP,
2 MP,
2 MP


Front photo

2 MP

8 MP
Front video


WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth4.0, A2DP 5.1, A2DP, LE
USBmicroUSB 2.0 USB Type-C 2.0
Battery capacity2,700 mAh 5,000 mAh
Battery typeNon removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use)~ 9 hours ~ 15 hours
TDP6 W -
Head SAR- -
Body SAR- -
AnTuTu39,281 321,637
Geekbench 4 single core
987 2,647
Geekbench 4 multi-core
2,324 6,798
Geekbench 5 single core
145 544
Geekbench 5 multi-core
462 1,648

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone TCL 40 XE 5G has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Sony Xperia Z1 is greater. The TCL 40 XE 5G was started more recently.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

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Performance comparison with the benchmarks:

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench.

AnTuTu - Total Score
TCL 40 XE 5G 321,637
Sony Xperia Z1 39,281

The difference is 719%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

With Android:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Android
TCL 40 XE 5G 2,647
Sony Xperia Z1 987

In single core, the difference is 168%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 193%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

With Android:

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & Single Core Score - Android
TCL 40 XE 5G 544
Sony Xperia Z1 145

In single core, the difference is 275%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 257%.

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

See also:

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