Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs Sony Xperia Z3: in-depth specs comparison

Almost a month passed away since Samsung and Sony unveiled their newest and most advanced devices up-to-date, the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. Both companies did not change the winning team and perfected the handsets over their predecessors in several rather important key areas. At first look, the Xperia Z3 did not look like an worthy successor to the Xperia Z2, both design- and specs-wise, but after we had the opportunity to review and spend some time with the device, we quickly found out that we have been underestimating Sony's flagship...
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66 Comments

58. avalon2105

Posts: 352; Member since: Jul 12, 2014

Why does this article feels like troll bait to me. Honestly, comparing the two is like comparing apples and oranges. Yes, they both may be current Android flagships of their respected manufacturers, but both are targeting totally different kind of users. One is trying to get into everyone's pocket by being most rounded device on the market right now, while the other is for the power users that don't care about the looks or build quality but wan't latest and greatest in computing power and features.

62. iushnt

Posts: 3083; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

yes!! but the irony fact is that the one who is trying to get into everyone's pocket is entering in less numbers than the other..

63. Venkatramanan

Posts: 327; Member since: Aug 15, 2014

Both are great. We cannot compare both since they are in different categories.

64. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

I'll choose GALAXY Note 4. I admit that I really love Sony Z3's battery, camera, functionality and premium build. The only thing that bothers me is the app icons, ugly as hell.

65. Odiin

Posts: 373; Member since: Apr 23, 2013

Both handsets are great. Z3 is a beast n Note 4 is undisputed king. But real champ is undoubtedly one n only Note 4.

66. droidmanX

Posts: 43; Member since: Jan 25, 2014

Note 4 - Strong points - S Pen, Battery life , Display , Wifi , bluetooth , Storage , removable battery , Fast charging , features . Negative point - Price Z3 - Display, Speakers, simple UI, battery life , Camera. Ultimately it will boil down to overall performance. If people are looking just for a phone and don't want S-pen then Xperia Z3 is a good choice. But if you want a beast then Note 4 is outstanding. Battery life on my Note 3 Neo has been outstanding and I get 5 days with screen on time of 8 to 10 hours. And it charges in 1 and half hours. Based on this I feel Note 4 is considerable improvement and should fair even better than Note 3 Neo in all aspects there by making it must-buy phablet. Come on Samsung and Sony price the products properly.
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