Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.64 %
71.00 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

20.7 megapixels
20.7 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus, CMOS image sensor
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: 1.12 μm

Flash

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

Front

2.2 megapixels
2.2 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)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches (146 x 72 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.55 oz (129 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)
5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6 oz (171 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Colors

Black, Orange, Green, White
Black, Brown, Green, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC

Processor

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400
Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400

GPU

Adreno 330
Adreno 330

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
16 GB

Maximum User Storage

11.79 GB
11.8 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4)
Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4)

Battery

Capacity

2600 mAh
3100 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

Talk time

12.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1297 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1297 min)

Stand-by time

36.7 days (880 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)
37.1 days (890 hours)
the average is 20 days (490 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1389 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

38.3 days (920 hours)
the average is 27 days (659 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

33.3 days (800 hours)
the average is 27 days (644 h)
 

Music playback

110.00 hours
130.00 hours

Video playback

10.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

GSM

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

UMTS

850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 40

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), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

VoLTE

Yes
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.0
4.0

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 OTG, Video out

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
M3, T3

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

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

Radio

FM, 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

Aug 11, 2014
Jun 26, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7PM-0810 link
FCC ID value: PY7PM-0801 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.95 W/kg
0.54 W/kg

Body

1.00 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.45 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
1.49 W/kg