Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Announced:
Sep 3, 2014
Market status:
Released

PhoneArena Rating:

9.0
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Display

Display size:

4.6 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

319 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

70.64 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

2.2 megapixels

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions:

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight:

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP 68

Colors:

Black, Orange, Green, White

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5 mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU:

Adreno 330

RAM:

2 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

Maximum User Storage:

11.79 GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28

UMTS:

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Nano SIM

VoLTE:

Yes

Battery

Capacity:

2600 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time:

12.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)

Stand-by time:

36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G):

38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)

Stand-by time (4G):

33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)

Music playback:

110.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Aug 11, 2014

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0810 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.95 W/kg

Body:

1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches)

Cons

  • Too little RAM

Description

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact offers a 4.6-inch screen, with resolution of 720 x 1280. A quad-core 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 CPU is under the hood, along with the Adreno 330 GPU. 2GB of RAM is inside, and a 20.7MP snapper adorn the rear of the phone. The front-facing camera weighs in at 2.2MP.

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