Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Display

Display size

4.3 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

342 ppi
319 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

61.72 %
70.64 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2 megapixels
2.2 megapixels

Features

 
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (127 x 64.9 x 9.5 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 (172 g)
4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

 
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 58
IP 68

Colors

Black, Pink, Green, White
Black, Orange, Green, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
11.79 GB

Storage expansion

up to 64 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
2600 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

10.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
12.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

27.9 days (670 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)
36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)
38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)
33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)

Music playback

94.00 hours
110.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data

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, UMTS

SIM type

Micro SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, 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, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, Video out

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, 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, T4

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out
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

Jan 25, 2014
Aug 11, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0640 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0810 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.43 W/kg
0.95 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.58 W/kg
1.45 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.96 W/kg
1.10 W/kg
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