Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
- Sony Xperia Z3
- Sony SmartWatch 3
- Sony Smartwatch 2

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z5 CompactSony Xperia Z3Sony SmartWatch 3Sony Smartwatch 2
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3
Prices
Sony SmartWatch 3Sony Smartwatch 2
Model aliasE5803
E5823
D6603
D6616
D6633
D6643
D6653
L55t
L55u
SWR50SW2

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
0.213 ft
2.559 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
36 mm
3.6 cm
0.118 ft
1.417 in
42 mm
4.2 cm
0.138 ft
1.654 in
Height127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
51 mm
5.1 cm
0.167 ft
2.008 in
41 mm
4.1 cm
0.135 ft
1.614 in
Thickness8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
9 mm
0.9 cm
0.03 ft
0.354 in
Weight138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
152 g
0.34 lbs
5.36 oz
38 g
0.08 lbs
1.34 oz
122 g
0.27 lbs
4.32 oz
Volume73.47 cm³
4.46 in³
76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
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ColorsBlack
White
Pink
Yellow
Black
White
Green
Brown
Black
Yellow
Silver
Brown
Pink
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Body materialsGlassAluminium alloy
Glass
-Aluminium alloy
Stainless steel
CertificationIP65
IP68
IP65
IP68
IP68IP57

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-SIM--
Number of SIM cards11--
Features-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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
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TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz (L55t)
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz (L55t)
--
UMTSUMTS 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
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LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 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)
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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 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
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E5803 - 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 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android Wear-

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 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 400 APQ8026ST-Microelectronics STM32F439
Process technology20 nm28 nm28 nm-
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53Krait 400ARM Cortex-A7ARM Cortex-M4
CPU bits64 bit32 bit32 bit-
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7ARMv7-
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB--
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
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CPU cores8441
CPU frequency2000 MHz2500 MHz1200 MHz180 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 305-
GPU cores-41-
GPU frequency600 MHz578 MHz--
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB512 MB256 MB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR3--
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel--
RAM frequency1600 MHz933 MHz--

Storage

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

Storage32 GB16 GB
32 GB
4 GB-
-eMMCeMMC-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSTFTLCD
Diagonal size4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
1.6 in
40.64 mm
4.06 cm
1.6 in
40.64 mm
4.06 cm
Width2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
1.13 in
28.74 mm
2.87 cm
1.25 in
31.73 mm
3.17 cm
Height4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
1.13 in
28.74 mm
2.87 cm
1 in
25.39 mm
2.54 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1:1
1:1
1.25:1
5:4
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels320 x 320 pixels220 x 176 pixels
Pixel density319 ppi
125 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
283 ppi
111 ppcm
176 ppi
69 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
16 bit
65536 colors
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Display area70.89 %71.14 %--
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
CapacitiveCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
-Color transflective display

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145
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 Exmor RSSony IMX220 Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS--
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
--
Pixel size1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
--
Crop factor5.645.64--
ISO100 - 1280050 - 12800--
Aperturef/2f/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.26 mm
24.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Flash typeLEDLED--
Image resolution5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
--
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
--
Video 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
Macro mode
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 @ 60fps
720p @ 120fps
Pulse LED flash
Wide angel G-lens
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
--

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 RSSony Exmor R--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)---
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
--
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
--
Video FPS30 fps30 fps--
Digital image stabilization---

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
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3D Surround SoundD6633 - HAC (M4/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
D6603; D6616; D6653 - HAC (M3/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
--

Radio

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

RadioYesYes-No
RDSRDS--

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
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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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
--
SISO---

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.04.03.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
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USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USBMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
ChargingCharging

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 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 jackYesYesNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
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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
ALAC
Opus
DSD
LDAC
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
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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
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
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Battery

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

Capacity2700 mAh3100 mAh420 mAh225 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
--
2G stand-by time520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
--
3G talk time14 h 54 min
14.9 h
894 min
0.6 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
--
3G stand-by time520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
--
4G stand-by time490 h
29400 min
20.4 days
540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
--
FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removableNon-removable
--Stand by time - up to 96 hBattery life - up to 72 h

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)1.074 W/kg0.691 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)0.707 W/kg0.712 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)0.97 W/kg0.885 W/kg--
Body SAR (USA)0.72 W/kg1.501 W/kg--

Additional features

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

Additional features-D6653 - 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
Changeable watch strap-
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