Comparison between:
- Acer Liquid Z200
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Brand and model

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

Acer Liquid Z200

Acer Liquid Z200

Dimensions: 65 x 126 x 10.3 mm
Weight: 130 g
SoC: MediaTek MT6572M
CPU: ARM Cortex-A7, 1000 MHz, Cores: 2
GPU: ARM Mali-400 MP1, 400 MHz
RAM: 512 MB, 266 MHz
Storage: 4 GB
Display: 4 in, TFT, 480 x 800 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 1300 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Camera: 1600 x 1200 pixels, 800 x 480 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Dimensions: 64.9 x 127 x 8.6 mm
Weight: 129 g
SoC: Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU: Krait 400, 2500 MHz, Cores: 4
GPU: Qualcomm Adreno 330, 578 MHz
RAM: 2 GB, 933 MHz
Storage: 16 GB, 32 GB
Display: 4.6 in, IPS, 720 x 1280 pixels, 24 bit
Battery: 2600 mAh, Li-Ion
OS: Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Camera: 5248 x 3936 pixels, 3840 x 2160 pixels, 30 fps

Prices
Model alias-D5803
D5833

Design

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

Width65 mm
6.5 cm
0.21 ft
2.56 in
64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.21 ft
2.56 in
Height126 mm
12.6 cm
0.41 ft
4.96 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
0.42 ft
5 in
Thickness10.3 mm
1.03 cm
0.03 ft
0.41 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
Weight130 g
0.29 lbs
4.59 oz
129 g
0.28 lbs
4.55 oz
Volume84.36 cm³
5.12 in³
70.88 cm³
4.3 in³
ColorsWhite
Pink
Yellow
Blue
Black
Black
White
Green
Orange
Body materialsPlasticGlass
Certification-IP65
IP68

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMini-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards11
FeaturesDual 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
UMTSUMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-LTE 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)

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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 MT6572MQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A7Krait 400
CPU bits32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)-4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)256 KB
0.25 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores24
CPU frequency1000 MHz2500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-400 MP1Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores14
GPU frequency400 MHz578 MHz
RAM capacity512 MB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3
RAM channels-Double channel
RAM frequency266 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage4 GB16 GB
32 GB
-eMMC

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/technologyTFTIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
Width2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
Height3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.667:1
5:3
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution480 x 800 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density233 ppi
91 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area55.78 %71 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
-Step detector
Step counter

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 IMX220 Exmor RS
Sensor type-CMOS
Sensor size-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size-1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
Crop factor-5.64
ISO-100 - 12800
Aperture-f/2.0
Focal length-4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash type-LED
Image resolution1600 x 1200 pixels
1.92 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
Video resolution800 x 480 pixels
0.38 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesContinuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
Face detection
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
-1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens

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 Exmor R
Image resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
DTSHAC (M3/T4) Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
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-Fi802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
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.

Version4.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
EDR
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
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 USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
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.

HDMI-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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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

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
eAAC+
MP3
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis

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/codecsH.263
H.264
MP4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V

Battery

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

Capacity1300 mAh2600 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time3 h
180 min
0.1 days
12 h 46 min
12.8 h
766.2 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
880 h
52800 min
36.7 days
3G talk time3 h
180 min
0.1 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time200 h
12000 min
8.3 days
800 h
48000 min
33.3 days
FeaturesRemovableNon-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)-0.687 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.897 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.75 W/kg0.979 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.4 W/kg1.12 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-D5803 - 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