Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ3
- Sony Xperia ZR
- Sony Xperia XZ1

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z3 CompactSony Xperia XZ3Sony Xperia ZRSony Xperia XZ1
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ3
Prices
Sony Xperia ZRSony Xperia XZ1
Prices
Model aliasD5803
D5833
H8416
H9436
H9493
Xperia ZR LTE
C5502
C5503
G8341
G8343

Design

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

Width64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.213 ft
2.555 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
Height127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
131.3 mm
13.13 cm
0.431 ft
5.169 in
148 mm
14.8 cm
0.486 ft
5.827 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
10.5 mm
1.05 cm
0.034 ft
0.413 in
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
Weight129 g
0.28 lbs
4.55 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
Volume70.88 cm³
4.3 in³
114.19 cm³
6.93 in³
92.78 cm³
5.63 in³
79.95 cm³
4.86 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Green
Orange
Black
Silver
Green
Red
-Black
Pink
Blue
Silver
Body materialsGlassAluminium alloy
Glass
-Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP65
IP68
IP68
IP65
IP55
IP58
IP68
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-SIMMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)--

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
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
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 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (D5833)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (D5803)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (D5803)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (D5833)
LTE 1900 MHz (D5803)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D5803)
LTE 800 MHz (D5803)
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)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
UMTS
EDGE Class 33
GPRS Class 33
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16

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 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Process technology28 nm10 nm28 nm10 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385Krait4x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280
CPU bits32 bit64 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores4848
CPU frequency2500 MHz2800 MHz1500 MHz2450 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 320Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU cores4-4-
GPU frequency578 MHz710 MHz400 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
6 GB
2 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR2LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz533 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB8 GB64 GB
eMMCUFS 2.1-UFS 2.0

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSOLEDTFTIPS
Diagonal size4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
4.55 in
115.57 mm
11.56 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.23 in
56.66 mm
5.67 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
3.97 in
100.73 mm
10.07 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density319 ppi
125 ppcm
537 ppi
211 ppcm
323 ppi
126 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71 %80.81 %64.8 %69.22 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
450 cd/m²
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
138% sRGB

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Step detector
Step counter
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Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX220 Exmor RSSony IMX400 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS-CMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
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Sensor format-1/2.3"-1/2.3"
Pixel size1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
-1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
Crop factor5.64---
ISO100 - 12800100 - 12800-100 - 12800
Aperturef/2f/2-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6-6
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 MP
4128 x 3096 pixels
12.78 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 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
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
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
-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
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
-Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSony Exmor R---
Sensor type-CMOS-CMOS
Sensor format-1/3.06"--
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
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ISO-100 - 6400-100 - 6400
Aperture-f/2-f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-3.1 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
-4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps-30 fps
-5-axis EIS--

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
HAC (M3/T4) Hearing Aid CompatibilityClear Audio+
DSEE HX
Hi-Res Audio
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
-Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit

Radio

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

RadioYesNoYesNo
RDS---

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
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
802.11a
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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.05.04.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DPA2DP
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 typeMicro USBUSB Type-CMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.12.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-Micro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

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 jackYesNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE

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
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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
3GPP
AAC
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
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
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
QuickTime
MPEG-4
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.

Capacity2600 mAh3330 mAh2300 mAh2700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time12 h 46 min
12.8 h
766.2 min
0.5 days
-11 h
660 min
0.5 days
-
2G stand-by time880 h
52800 min
36.7 days
-470 h
28200 min
19.6 days
-
3G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-13 h
780 min
0.5 days
-
3G stand-by time800 h
48000 min
33.3 days
-520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 1.5 A-5 V / 2.7 A
9 V / 1.8 A
12 V / 1.35 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
RemovableFast charging
Non-removable
-Qi 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)0.687 W/kg0.868 W/kg-0.8 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.897 W/kg1.07 W/kg-1.22 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.979 W/kg0.458 W/kg-0.85 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.12 W/kg0.443 W/kg-1.09 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresD5803 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.862 W/kg; body - 0.945 W/kg
D5833 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.947 W/kg; body - 1.098 W/kg
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