Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Aspect Ratio

 
18:9

Pixel density

319 ppi
483 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

70.64 %
73.56 %

Colors

16 777 216
16 777 216

Peak brightness

 
700 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 630

RAM

2 GB LPDDR3
4 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

16 GB
64 GB

Available to use

11.79 GB
48 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 400 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
2870 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)
10.80 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)

Stand-by time

36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
20.80 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 27 days (637 h)
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 27 days (637 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback

110.00 hours
73.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
15.30 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
19 megapixels

Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD)

Recording format

MPEG4, H.264
 

Features

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

Front

2.2 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches (127 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm)
5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

 
Notification light

Keys

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

Colors

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

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), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback, Music recognition
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

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

Music player

 
 

Filter by

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists
 

Supported formats

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WMA, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), MP4, AMR, 3GPP, OGG, MIDI
 

Video playback

 
 

Supported formats

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265, XviD, AVI, 3GPP, MKV, WebM
 

Radio

FM, RDS
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Health Device Profile (HDP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Internet browsing

Browser

Google Chrome
 

supports

HTML, HTML5
 

Built-in online services support

Facebook, YouTube (upload), Picasa/Google+
 

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Phonebook

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer

Calendar, Alarm, Document viewer, Calculator, Wallet, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Notes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input
SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging

Hangouts / Google Talk
Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 11, 2014
Jul 25, 2018

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0810 link
FCC ID value: PY7-24118Q link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.95 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 03, 2014
Feb 26, 2018
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