Sony Xperia Z3 vs HTC U12 Life

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Display

Size

5.2 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels,
424 PPI
1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio,
402 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

71.00 %
77.70 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SDM636

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 509

RAM

3GB
4GB

Internal storage

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)
Android (8.1 Oreo), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity

3100 mAh
3600 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Phase-detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Depth information

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

2.2 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Flash, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)
6.24 x 2.97 x 0.33 inches (158.5 x 75.4 x 8.3 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)
6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (176 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Brown, Green, White
Purple, Blue

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), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 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
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

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 2.0
Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Phone features

Notifications

 
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

 
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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