Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
- Sony Xperia Z4v
- Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z3 CompactSony Xperia Z4vSony Xperia Z5 Compact
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia Z4vSony Xperia Z5 Compact
Prices
Model aliasD5803
D5833
E6508E5803
E5823

Design

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

Width64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.213 ft
2.555 in
72.3 mm
7.23 cm
0.237 ft
2.846 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
Height127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
144.4 mm
14.44 cm
0.474 ft
5.685 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
8.65 mm
0.865 cm
0.028 ft
0.341 in
8.9 mm
0.89 cm
0.029 ft
0.35 in
Weight129 g
0.28 lbs
4.55 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
138 g
0.3 lbs
4.87 oz
Volume70.88 cm³
4.3 in³
90.31 cm³
5.48 in³
73.47 cm³
4.46 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Green
Orange
Black
White
Black
White
Pink
Yellow
Body materialsGlassAluminium alloy
Glass
Glass
CertificationIP65
IP68
IP68IP65
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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards111

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
CDMA2000-1X Advanced
1xEV-DO Rev. A
-
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 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)

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 6
EV-DO Rev. A
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
--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 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 5.0.2 LollipopAndroid 5.1.1 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.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACQualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994
Process technology28 nm20 nm20 nm
CPUKrait 4004x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8-A
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
CPU cores488
CPU frequency2500 MHz2000 MHz2000 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 430
GPU cores4--
GPU frequency578 MHz650 MHz600 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB3 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4LPDDR4
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz1600 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB
32 GB
32 GB32 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

Display

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

Type/technologyIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
Width2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
Height4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1440 x 2560 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density319 ppi
125 ppcm
565 ppi
222 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71 %71.63 %70.89 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
sRGB 130%
700 cd/m²
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating

Sensors

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

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

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 IMX220 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
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor5.645.645.64
ISO100 - 1280050 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-4.26 mm
24.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 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
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
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
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
G lens
1080p @ 60 fps
720p @ 120 fps
1080p @ 60fps
720p @ 120fps
Pulse LED flash
Wide angel 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 RSony Exmor RSony Exmor RS
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
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
--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
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T4) Hearing Aid CompatibilityLDAC audio
HAC (M4/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
3D Surround Sound

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes
RDSRDSRDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
--SISO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.14.1
FeaturesA2DP
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
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
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 USBMicro USB
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
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.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapterMicro 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 jackYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
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
Flash
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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
ALAC
Opus
DSD
LDAC

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
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
M4V
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
H.265
MKV
MP4
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2600 mAh3000 mAh2700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time12 h 46 min
12.8 h
766.2 min
0.5 days
17 h
1020 min
0.7 days
11 h 30 min
11.5 h
690 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time880 h
52800 min
36.7 days
590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
3G talk time14 h
840 min
0.6 days
20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
14 h 54 min
14.9 h
894 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time800 h
48000 min
33.3 days
580 h
34800 min
24.2 days
520 h
31200 min
21.7 days
4G stand-by time--490 h
29400 min
20.4 days
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-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-1.074 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.897 W/kg-0.707 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.979 W/kg-0.97 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.12 W/kg-0.72 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresD5803 - 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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