Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Apple iPhone SE

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
4.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
640 x 1136 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.64 %
60.82 %

Peak brightness

 
500 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Autofocus, 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: 29 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 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) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

2.2 megapixels
1.2 megapixels

Features

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

Design

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)
4.87 x 2.31 x 0.30 inches (123.8 x 58.6 x 7.6 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
3.99 oz (113 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Aluminum; Frame: Glass

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL
 

Radio

FM, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Apple A9 APL0898

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Dual-core, 1840 MHz, Twister, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 330
PowerVR GT7600

RAM

2 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
128 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

11.79 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
 

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
iOS (12.x, 11.x, 10.x, 9.x)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 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), HSPA, HSUPA, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
1624 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1288 min)
 

Stand-by time

36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)
10.0 days (240 hours)
the average is 19 days (457 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1362 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 25 days (611 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 24 days (575 h)
 

Internet use

 
3G: 12 hours; LTE: 13 hours; Wi-Fi: 13 hours

Music playback

110.00 hours
50.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
13.00 hours

Phone features

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

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 11, 2014
Mar 21, 2016

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0810 link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3042A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.95 W/kg
1.16 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
1.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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