Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 5s
- Sony Xperia XZ
- Sony Xperia Z2
- Sony Xperia Z3+

Brand and model

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

Apple iPhone 5sSony Xperia XZSony Xperia Z2Sony Xperia Z3+
Apple iPhone 5s
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ
Prices
Sony Xperia Z2
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3+
Prices
Model aliasA1453
A1457
A1518
A1528
A1530
A1533
FZ8331Sirius Maki
SO-03F
D6502
D6503
D6543
Xperia Z3 Plus
E6553

Design

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

Width58.6 mm
5.86 cm
0.192 ft
2.307 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
73.3 mm
7.33 cm
0.24 ft
2.886 in
71.9 mm
7.19 cm
0.236 ft
2.831 in
Height123.8 mm
12.38 cm
0.406 ft
4.874 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
146.8 mm
14.68 cm
0.482 ft
5.78 in
146.3 mm
14.63 cm
0.48 ft
5.76 in
Thickness7.6 mm
0.76 cm
0.025 ft
0.299 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
6.9 mm
0.69 cm
0.023 ft
0.272 in
Weight112 g
0.25 lbs
3.95 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
144 g
0.32 lbs
5.08 oz
Volume55.14 cm³
3.35 in³
85.15 cm³
5.17 in³
88.24 cm³
5.36 in³
72.58 cm³
4.41 in³
ColorsGray
Silver
Gold
Black
Blue
Brown
Black
White
Purple
Black
White
Green
Copper
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP65
IP68
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

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
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
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CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A
1xEV-DO Rev. B
---
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 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 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 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 850 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 900 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1800 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 1900 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 2100 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 2600 MHz (D6503; D6543)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (D6503)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (D6503)
LTE 800 MHz (D6503)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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 3
EV-DO Rev. A
EV-DO Rev. B
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
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)iOS 7.0.3
iOS 9
IOS 12.4.6
Android 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat

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.

SoCApple A7 APL0698Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 v2.1
Process technology28 nm14 nm28 nm20 nm
CPUApple Cyclone ARMv82x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz KryoKrait 4004x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)64 KB + 64 KB32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)4096 KB
4 MB
---
CPU cores2448
CPU frequency1300 MHz2150 MHz2300 MHz2000 MHz
GPUPowerVR G6430Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 430
GPU cores4-4-
GPU frequency200 MHz624 MHz578 MHz650 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB3 GB3 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR3LPDDR4
RAM channels-Double channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-1866 MHz933 MHz1600 MHz
M7 motion coprocessor---

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB16 GB32 GB
-eMMC--

Memory cards

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

Types-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/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width1.96 in
49.87 mm
4.99 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height3.48 in
88.52 mm
8.85 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.775:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution640 x 1136 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density326 ppi
128 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.05 %71.14 %69.5 %71.09 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass
Retina display
800:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
1000:1 contrast ratio
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
sRGB 130%
700 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor model - TMDR92Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145
-Step detector
Step counter

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 Exmor RSSony IMX300 Exmor RSSony Exmor RSSony IMX220 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.89 x 3.67 mm
0.24 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size1.498 µm
0.001498 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
Crop factor7.085.645.645.64
ISO32 - 2500100 - 12800-50 - 12800
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.3 mm
30.43 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.27 mm
24.1 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.79 mm
27.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Number of lenses56--
Flash typeDual LEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 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
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
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
Macro mode
IR filter
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
720p @ 120 fps
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens
1080p @ 60 fps1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 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 model-Sony Exmor RSSony Exmor RSony Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS--
Sensor size-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
--
Pixel size-1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
--
Crop factor-7.38--
ISO-100 - 6400--
Aperturef/2.4f/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view-90 °--
Image resolution1280 x 960 pixels
1.23 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 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
FeaturesFace unlock---
HDR
Exposure compensation
---

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
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
-LDAC audio
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility

Radio

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

RadioNoNoYesYes
---RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
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
802.11ac
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

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.24.04.1
FeaturesA2DP
LE
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
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 type-USB Type-CMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
Charging
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage

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 adapterMicro 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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
TV-Out
UMA
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
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
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
eAAC+
M4A
MP3
WAV
Apple Lossless
AAX+
AAX
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
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/codecsAVI
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MP4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
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.

Capacity1560 mAh2900 mAh3200 mAh2930 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
11 h 42 min
11.7 h
702 min
0.5 days
15 h
900 min
0.6 days
12 h
720 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
600 h
36000 min
25 days
690 h
41400 min
28.8 days
580 h
34800 min
24.2 days
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
17 h 30 min
17.5 h
1050 min
0.7 days
19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time250 h
15000 min
10.4 days
610 h
36600 min
25.4 days
740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
4G stand-by time-590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
640 h
38400 min
26.7 days
540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
Charger output power-5 V / 1.5 A--
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0--
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableNon-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)0.93 W/kg0.85 W/kg0.375 W/kg0.74 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.99 W/kg1.2 W/kg-0.41 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg0.35 W/kg1.34 W/kg0.71 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.18 W/kg0.8 W/kg0.82 W/kg1.38 W/kg
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