Sony Xperia L vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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Display

Display size

4.3 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

480 x 854 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

228 ppi
319 ppi

Technology

TFT
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

60.85 %
70.64 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

8 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
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
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

0.3 megapixels VGA
2.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.07 x 2.56 x 0.38 inches (128.7 x 65 x 9.7 mm)
5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)

Weight

4.83 oz (137 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Colors

Black, Red, White
Black, Orange, Green, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8230
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

Dual-core, 1000 MHz, Krait
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 305
Adreno 330

RAM

1 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

8 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

5.6 GB
11.79 GB

Storage expansion

up to 32 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity

1750 mAh
2600 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

8.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time

20.8 days (498 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)
36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Talk time (3G)

9.10 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

18.9 days (454 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)
38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

43.20 hours
110.00 hours

Video playback

7.50 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

 
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 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, UMTS

SIM type

 
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
microUSB

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location

GPS, A-GPS
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3
M3, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

May 12, 2013
Aug 11, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0290 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0810 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.65 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Body

0.40 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
1.10 W/kg
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