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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Google Pixel 4a vs Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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Display

Size:

4.6 inches
5.8 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 319 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI
1334 x 750 pixels, 16:9 ratio, 326 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

70.64 %
82.53 %
65.34 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Peak brightness:

625 cd/m2 (nit)

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Tempered Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA
Apple A13 Bionic APL1W85

Processor:

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm
Hexa-core, 2650 MHz, Lightning and Thunder, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 430
Adreno 618
Apple-designed 4 core

RAM:

2GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4
3GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB, available to use: 23 GB
128GB, not expandable
64GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 200 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (11, 10)
iOS (14.x, 13.x)

Battery

Capacity:

2700 mAh
3140 mAh
1821 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

23 MP (PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (Sapphire crystal lens cover, OIS, PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Object tracking, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
EIS
OIS, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus

Front:

5 MP
8 MP
7 MP (EIS, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches (127 x 65 x 8.9 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight:

4.87 oz (138.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)
5.22 oz (148.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP67

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Pink, Yellow, White
Just black
Black, White, Red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

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)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 40(2300)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 42(3500), 46, 48(3600)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

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

Radio:

FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
5.1
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

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

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4
T4

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 15, 2015
Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

PY7-PM0881 link
A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.97 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg
1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.18 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.72 W/kg
1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 349
$ 399

In The Box:

18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

Availability

Officially announced:

Sep 02, 2015
Aug 03, 2020
Apr 15, 2020
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