Sony Xperia Z3 vs Apple iPhone 5s

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels,
424 PPI
1136 x 640 pixels,
326 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.00 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Apple A7

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1300 MHz, Cyclone, 64-bit, 28 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR G6430

RAM

3GB LPDDR3
1GB LPDDR3

Internal storage

16GB, available to use: 11.8 GB
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

Device type

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x, 8.x, 7.x)

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
1570 mAh

Type

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 MP (Autofocus, CMOS image sensor)
8 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, BSI sensor)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.5 μm

Video recording

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

Features

HDR, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Picture-taking during video recording, EIS

Front

2.2 MP (HDR)
1.2 MP

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)
3.95 oz (112.0 g)
the average is 6.3 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, White
Gold, Silver, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 8(900), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
 

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
TV-out

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

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, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync, AirDrop

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T3
M4, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2014
Sep 20, 2013

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0801 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E2642A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.54 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
1.58 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.49 W/kg
1.20 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box

 
Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 03, 2014
Sep 10, 2013
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