Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia L1
- Sony Xperia XZ3
- Sony Xperia Z2
- Sony Xperia Z3

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia L1Sony Xperia XZ3Sony Xperia Z2Sony Xperia Z3
Sony Xperia L1Sony Xperia XZ3
Prices
Sony Xperia Z2
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3
Prices
Model aliasG3311
G3313
H8416
H9436
H9493
Sirius Maki
SO-03F
D6502
D6503
D6543
D6603
D6616
D6633
D6643
D6653
L55t
L55u

Design

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

Width74 mm
7.4 cm
0.243 ft
2.913 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
73.3 mm
7.33 cm
0.24 ft
2.886 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height151 mm
15.1 cm
0.495 ft
5.945 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
146.8 mm
14.68 cm
0.482 ft
5.78 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
Thickness8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
Weight180 g
0.4 lbs
6.35 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
152 g
0.34 lbs
5.36 oz
Volume97.21 cm³
5.9 in³
114.19 cm³
6.93 in³
88.24 cm³
5.36 in³
76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Pink
Black
Silver
Green
Red
Black
White
Purple
Black
White
Green
Brown
Body materialsPolycarbonateAluminium alloy
Glass
-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Certification-IP68
IP65
IP55
IP58
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 typeNano-SIMNano-SIMMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-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
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-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 1700/2100 MHz (G3313)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 800 MHz (G3311)
LTE 1800 MHz (G3311)
LTE 2100 MHz (G3311)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (G3313)
LTE 900 MHz (G3311)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (G3313)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (G3313)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (G3313)
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 700 MHz (B29)
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 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)

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 18
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS Class 12
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

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 7.0 NougatAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.2 KitKat
Android 5.0 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 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 MT6737TQualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Process technology28 nm10 nm28 nm28 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A534x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385Krait 400Krait 400
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv7ARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)512 KB
0.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
--
CPU cores4844
CPU frequency1450 MHz2800 MHz2300 MHz2500 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T720 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores2-44
GPU frequency450 MHz710 MHz578 MHz578 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB4 GB
6 GB
3 GB3 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR3LPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency733 MHz1866 MHz933 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB64 GB16 GB16 GB
32 GB
eMMCUFS 2.1-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/technologyIPSOLEDIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density267 ppi
104 ppcm
537 ppi
211 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 area74.87 %80.81 %69.5 %71.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Minimum pencil hardness >6H
1000:1 contrast ratio
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
450 cd/m²
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
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
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
---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 model-Sony IMX400 Exmor RSSony Exmor RSSony IMX220 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Sensor format-1/2.3"--
Pixel size-1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
Crop factor--5.645.64
ISO100 - 3200100 - 12800-50 - 12800
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2f/2
Shutter speed1 - 1/4000---
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.79 mm
27.02 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses-6--
Flash typeDual LEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4096 x 3072 pixels
12.58 MP
5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 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
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
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
-Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
1080p @ 60 fps1080p @ 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 model--Sony Exmor RSony Exmor R
Sensor type-CMOS--
Sensor format-1/3.06"--
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
--
ISO-100 - 6400--
Aperturef/2.2f/2--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.1 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
--
Image resolution2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps30 fps
-5-axis EIS--

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
Stereo speakers
-Clear Audio+
DSEE HX
Hi-Res Audio
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
-D6633 - 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.

RadioYesNoYesYes
---RDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
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
802.11a
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.

Version4.25.04.04.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
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 typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.03.12.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
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 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 jackYesNoYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
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
aptX
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/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
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.

Capacity2620 mAh3330 mAh3200 mAh3100 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-IonLi-Ion
2G talk time13 h
780 min
0.5 days
-15 h
900 min
0.6 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
2G stand-by time639 h
38340 min
26.6 days
-690 h
41400 min
28.8 days
890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
3G talk time11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
-19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
3G stand-by time687 h
41220 min
28.6 days
-740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
4G stand-by time651 h
39060 min
27.1 days
-640 h
38400 min
26.7 days
540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
Charger output power5 V / 0.85 A5 V / 1.5 A--
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0--
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableNon-removable
-Qi wireless charging--

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)0.69 W/kg0.868 W/kg0.375 W/kg0.691 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.01 W/kg1.07 W/kg-0.712 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.13 W/kg0.458 W/kg1.34 W/kg0.885 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.66 W/kg0.443 W/kg0.82 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 featuresG3311 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.690 W/kg; body - 1.010 W/kg
G3313 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.640 W/kg; body - 1.000 W/kg
G3313 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.130 W/kg; body - 0.660 W/kg
--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
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