Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC One M9

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
441 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
S-LCD 3

Screen-to-body ratio

71.00 %
68.52 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
20 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

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: 27.8 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.4"; Pixel size: 1.2 μm

Flash

LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.2 megapixels
4 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
5.69 x 2.74 x 0.38 inches (144.6 x 69.7 x 9.61 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.54 oz (157 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
Splash

IP certified

IP 68
IP X3

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, White
Black, Gold, Gray, Silver, Pink

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 430

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

11.8 GB
21 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
2840 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Yes

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)
25.40 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)
16.3 days (391 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
21.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
16.8 days (402 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Music playback

130.00 hours
 

Video playback

10.00 hours
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 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
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.1

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

HDMI

 
Yes

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Notification light (Single color), Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
M4, T4

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM, Stereo, RDS
FM, Stereo, RDS

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Jun 26, 2014
Mar 03, 2015

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0801 link
FCC ID value: NM80PJA200 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.54 W/kg
0.56 W/kg

Body

0.99 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.53 W/kg
0.89 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.49 W/kg
0.35 W/kg
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