Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016)

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
312 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

70.64 %
69.30 %

Features

Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass (Tempered Glass), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

23 megapixels
13 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus

Specifications

Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.9

Video recording

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

Features

Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
5 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.00 x 2.56 x 0.35 inches (127 x 65 x 8.9 mm)
5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches (134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

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

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

Black, Pink, Yellow, White
Black, Gold, Pink, White

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, MirrorLink
Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
FM

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578

Processor

Octa-core, 2000 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 430
Mali-T720 MP2

RAM

2 GB
1.5 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
16 GB

Available to use

23 GB
10.7 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 200 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

OS

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (7.0 Nougat, 5.1 Lollipop)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.1
4.1

Wi-Fi

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

USB

microUSB, USB 2.0
microUSB, USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Pedometer, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40
Bands 40

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
 

Talk time

11.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

14.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

77.00 hours
58.00 hours

Video playback

8.33 hours
14.00 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, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 15, 2015
 

FCC ID value: PY7-PM0881 link
 

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
 

Body

0.61 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.18 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

0.72 W/kg
 
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