Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia J1 Compact
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
- Sony Xperia A2 SO-04F
- Sony Xperia E1 Dual

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia J1 CompactSony Xperia Z3 CompactSony Xperia A2 SO-04FSony Xperia E1 Dual
Sony Xperia J1 CompactSony Xperia Z3 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia A2 SO-04FSony Xperia E1 Dual
Model aliasD5788D5803
D5833
Altair MakiD2104
D2114
D2105

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
64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.213 ft
2.555 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
62.4 mm
6.24 cm
0.205 ft
2.457 in
Height128 mm
12.8 cm
0.42 ft
5.039 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
128 mm
12.8 cm
0.42 ft
5.039 in
118 mm
11.8 cm
0.387 ft
4.646 in
Thickness9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
9.7 mm
0.97 cm
0.032 ft
0.382 in
12 mm
1.2 cm
0.039 ft
0.472 in
Weight138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
129 g
0.28 lbs
4.55 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
122 g
0.27 lbs
4.3 oz
Volume80.7 cm³
4.9 in³
70.88 cm³
4.3 in³
80.7 cm³
4.9 in³
88.36 cm³
5.37 in³
ColorsWhiteBlack
White
Green
Orange
-Black
Purple
White
Body materialsPlasticGlass-Plastic
CertificationIP58IP65
IP68
IP55
IP58
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SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMMicro-SIMMini-SIM
Number of SIM cards1112
Features---Dual SIM active (Both cards are active. While one is busy, the other one may receive calls)

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 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (D2104; D2114)
UMTS 900 MHz (D2105)
UMTS 1900 MHz (D2104; D2114)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 1500 MHz
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)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 1500 MHz
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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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+

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
Android 4.4.2 KitKatAndroid 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.2 KitKat

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 800 MSM8974AAQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AAQualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210
Process technology28 nm28 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUKrait 400Krait 400Krait 400ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits32 bit32 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 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
2048 KB
2 MB
1024 KB
1 MB
CPU cores4442
CPU frequency2200 MHz2500 MHz2200 MHz1200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 302
GPU cores444-
GPU frequency450 MHz578 MHz450 MHz-
RAM capacity2 GB2 GB2 GB512 MB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR3LPDDR2
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel-
RAM frequency800 MHz933 MHz800 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
16 GB4 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/technologyLCDIPSLCDTFT
Diagonal size4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
4.3 in
109.22 mm
10.92 cm
4 in
101.6 mm
10.16 cm
Width2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.11 in
53.55 mm
5.35 cm
2.06 in
52.27 mm
5.23 cm
Height3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
3.75 in
95.19 mm
9.52 cm
3.43 in
87.12 mm
8.71 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.667:1
5:3
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels
Pixel density342 ppi
134 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
342 ppi
134 ppcm
233 ppi
91 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area61.46 %71 %61.46 %62.05 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
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Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
-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 RSSony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS-
Sensor size6.17 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 size1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
-
Crop factor5.645.645.64-
ISO-100 - 12800--
Aperture-f/2f/2-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.79 mm
27.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
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Flash typeLEDLEDLED-
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
2048 x 1536 pixels
3.15 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
Video 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
Scene 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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
White balance settings
Self-timer
Scene mode
-1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
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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 RSony Exmor RS CMOS sensor-
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
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Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
-
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps-
--2 MP-

Audio

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

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

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesYes
-RDS-RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
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
802.11ac
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
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
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
A2DP
AVRCP
FTP
GAP
HFP
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

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
Mass storage
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
SyncML
Tethering

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

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

Battery

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

Capacity2300 mAh2600 mAh2300 mAh1700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
12 h 46 min
12.8 h
766.2 min
0.5 days
10 h
600 min
0.4 days
8 h 12 min
8.2 h
492 min
0.3 days
2G stand-by time410 h
24600 min
17.1 days
880 h
52800 min
36.7 days
410 h
24600 min
17.1 days
366 h
21960 min
15.3 days
3G talk time9 h 40 min
9.7 h
580.2 min
0.4 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
9 h 40 min
9.7 h
580.2 min
0.4 days
8 h 42 min
8.7 h
522 min
0.4 days
3G stand-by time500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
800 h
48000 min
33.3 days
500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
441 h
26460 min
18.4 days
4G stand-by time--450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
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FeaturesNon-removableNon-removableNon-removableRemovable

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-0.629 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.897 W/kg-0.647 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.979 W/kg-0.72 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.12 W/kg-1.35 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
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