Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia L3
- Google Pixel 3
- Sony Xperia XZ2

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia L3Google Pixel 3Sony Xperia XZ2
Sony Xperia L3
Prices
Google Pixel 3
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ2
Prices
Model aliasI3312
I3322
I4312
I4332
Pixel3H8216
H8266
H8276
H8296

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width72 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
68.2 mm
6.82 cm
0.22 ft
2.69 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
Height154 mm
15.4 cm
0.51 ft
6.06 in
145.6 mm
14.56 cm
0.48 ft
5.73 in
153 mm
15.3 cm
0.5 ft
6.02 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.03 ft
0.35 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.03 ft
0.31 in
11.1 mm
1.11 cm
0.04 ft
0.44 in
Weight156 g
0.34 lbs
5.5 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
198 g
0.44 lbs
6.98 oz
Volume98.68 cm³
5.99 in³
78.45 cm³
4.76 in³
122.28 cm³
7.43 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Silver
Black
White
Not pink
Black
Pink
Silver
Green
Body materialsPolycarbonateAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP68IP68
IP65

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
-1x eSIM slot-

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 8.1 OreoAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCMediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology12 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.5 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores888
CPU frequency2000 MHz2500 MHz2800 MHz
GPUPowerVR GE8320Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU frequency650 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage32 GB64 GB
128 GB
64 GB
eMMC-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
-microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyIPSOLEDIPS
Diagonal size5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.46 in
62.48 mm
6.25 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
Height5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
4.92 in
124.95 mm
12.5 cm
5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
Aspect ratio2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density282 ppi
110 ppcm
439 ppi
172 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area75.86 %78.87 %76.36 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
1800:1 contrast ratio
550 cd/m²
Display manufacturer - LG Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
100% DCI-P3
HDR
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Step counter
Step detector
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1075-

Primary camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed at its back and is used for taking photos and recording videos.

Sensor model-Sony IMX363 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
ISO100 - 3200-100 - 12800
Aperturef/2.2f/1.8f/2
Focal length3.3 mm4.44 mm-
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
RAW
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Sensor size - 1/3"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Hybrid autofocus
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 26 mm
Angle of view - 80°
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Sensor size - 1/5" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 82.4° (#2)
Sensor size - 1/2.55"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 27 mm
Angle of view - 76°
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps
Sensor size - 1/2.3"
Pixel size - 1.22 μm
Hybrid autofocus
6-element lens
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 25 mm
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps

Secondary camera

Secondary cameras are placed above the screen of the device and are usually used for video calls, gesture recognition, etc.

Sensor model-Sony IMX355 Exmor-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
ISO100 - 1600-100 - 1600
Aperturef/2.8f/1.8f/2.2
Focal length3.3 mm2.97 mm-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
Sensor size - 1/4"
Pixel size - 1.12 μm
Angle of view - 84°
Sensor size - 1/3.2"
Pixel size - 1.4 μm
Phase detection
OIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 28 mm
Angle of view - 75°
Secondary front camera - 8 MP (ultra wide-angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 19 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 97° (#2)
Sensor size - 1/5"
5-axis EIS
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 23 mm

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-2x2 MiMO-

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity3300 mAh2915 mAh3180 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 1.5 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
-
Quick charge technology--Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi wireless charging - 10 WQi wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.6 W/kg-0.56 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.33 W/kg-0.94 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-1.34 W/kg0.6 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.34 W/kg0.31 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresI3312 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.600 W/kg; body - 1.330 W/kg
I4332 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.610 W/kg; body - 1.380 W/kg
-H8266 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.670 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
H8266 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.490 W/kg; body - 0.390 W/kg
H8276 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.600 W/kg; body - 0.310 W/kg
H8296 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.670 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
H8296 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.690 W/kg; body - 0.360 W/kg
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