Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z3
- Samsung Galaxy A22
- Samsung Galaxy M40
- LG W31

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z3Samsung Galaxy A22Samsung Galaxy M40LG W31
Sony Xperia Z3
Prices
Samsung Galaxy A22Samsung Galaxy M40LG W31
Model aliasD6603
D6616
D6633
D6643
D6653
L55t
L55u
-SM-M405FD
M405FD
LMK315IM
LM-K315IM
LM-K315
LMK315

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
0.236 ft
2.835 in
75.6 mm
7.56 cm
0.248 ft
2.976 in
73.9 mm
7.39 cm
0.242 ft
2.909 in
76.3 mm
7.63 cm
0.25 ft
3.004 in
Height146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
159.3 mm
15.93 cm
0.523 ft
6.272 in
155.3 mm
15.53 cm
0.51 ft
6.114 in
166.2 mm
16.62 cm
0.545 ft
6.543 in
Thickness7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight152 g
0.34 lbs
5.36 oz
186 g
0.41 lbs
6.56 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
-
Volume76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
101.16 cm³
6.14 in³
90.67 cm³
5.51 in³
106.52 cm³
6.47 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Green
Brown
Black
White
Mint
Violet
Black
Blue
Midnight Blue
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
PlasticPlasticPlastic
CertificationIP65
IP68
---

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards1122
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)
Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
--
D6633 - Dual SIM---

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz (L55t)
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz (L55t)
---
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 12 (D6616)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (D6603; D6633; D6643)
LTE 800 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643)
LTE 850 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643; D6653)
LTE 900 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643; D6653)
LTE 1800 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643; D6653; L55t; L55u)
LTE 1900 MHz (D6616)
LTE 2600 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643; D6653; L55t)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (D6603)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (D6653)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643)
LTE 2100 MHz (D6603; D6633; D6643; D6653; L55t; L55u)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (L55t)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (L55t; L55u)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (L55t; L55u)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (L55t)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 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 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

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
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6

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 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 11Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)-One UI 3.1One 1.1-

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 MSM8974ACMediaTek Helio G85Qualcomm Snapdragon 675MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)
Process technology28 nm12 nm11 nm12 nm
CPUKrait 4002x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A75, 6x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A552x 2.0 GHz Kryo 460, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 4604x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8.2-AARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB---
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB---
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
---
CPU cores4888
CPU frequency2500 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-G52 2EEMC2Qualcomm Adreno 612PowerVR GE8320
GPU cores42--
GPU frequency578 MHz1000 MHz-650 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB4 GB
6 GB
6 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelSingle channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
64 GB
128 GB
128 GB64 GB
eMMC---

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologyIPSSuper AMOLEDPLSIPS
Diagonal size5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
6.4 in
162.56 mm
16.26 cm
6.3 in
160.02 mm
16 cm
6.52 in
165.61 mm
16.56 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.63 in
66.71 mm
6.67 cm
2.64 in
67.06 mm
6.71 cm
2.68 in
67.96 mm
6.8 cm
Height4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
5.84 in
148.24 mm
14.82 cm
5.72 in
145.29 mm
14.53 cm
5.95 in
151.02 mm
15.1 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.222:12.167:12.222:1
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1600 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels720 x 1600 pixels
Pixel density424 ppi
166 ppcm
274 ppi
107 ppcm
409 ppi
160 ppcm
269 ppi
105 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.14 %82.38 %85.17 %81.2 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Infinity-U Display
90 Hz refresh rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 3-

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
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
Step detector
Step counter
Side-mounted fingerprint sensor--

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 RS---
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
---
Sensor format-1/2"--
Pixel size1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
--
Crop factor5.64---
ISO50 - 12800---
Aperturef/2f/1.8f/1.7f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
---
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDDual LED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
6528 x 4896 pixels
31.96 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
Optical 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
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
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)
1080p @ 240 fps
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#3)
Angle of view - 123° (#3)
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)

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 BSICMOS
Aperture-f/2.2f/2-
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock-Face unlock

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
D6633 - HAC (M4/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
D6603; D6616; D6653 - HAC (M3/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
-Headphone adapter-

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes
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
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

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

Version4.05.05.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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---

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 jackYesYesNoYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
ViLTE
--NFC - market dependent-

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
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
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AC3
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VC-1
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
WMV7
WMV8
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
VC-1
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.

Capacity3100 mAh5000 mAh3500 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
--25 h 30 min
25.5 h
1530 min
1.1 days
2G stand-by time890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
---
3G talk time16 h
960 min
0.7 days
--25 h 30 min
25.5 h
1530 min
1.1 days
3G stand-by time740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
---
4G stand-by time540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
---
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

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)0.691 W/kg-0.274 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.712 W/kg-1.17 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.885 W/kg--0.82 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.501 W/kg--0.316 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresD6653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.620 W/kg; body - 0.645 W/kg
D6653 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.798 W/kg; body - 1.437 W/kg
--SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) India: head - 0.931 W/kg; body - 0.779 W/kg
 Sony Xperia Z3Samsung Galaxy A22Samsung Galaxy M40LG W31