Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Sony Xperia Z3

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

386 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

74.78 %
71.00 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 2300 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
16 GB

Storage expansion

microSDHC up to 64 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity

3200 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

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

Front

2 megapixels
2.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches (151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust; IP 68

Features

Stylus, Interchangeable covers
 

Colors

Black, Pink, White
Black, Brown, Green, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40(2300)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed

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

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer
Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Charging, OTG, Video out, Mass storage device
Mass storage device, OTG, Video out, Charging

HDMI

Yes
 

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Thermometer, Gesture, Humidity, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Gesture, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Other

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