Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia TX
- Sony Xperia Z3
- Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia TXSony Xperia Z3Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual
Sony Xperia TX
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3
Prices
Sony Xperia XA1 Plus Dual
Prices
Model aliasLT29iD6603
D6616
D6633
D6643
D6653
L55t
L55u
G3412
G3416
G3426

Design

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

Width68.6 mm
6.86 cm
0.23 ft
2.7 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.24 ft
2.83 in
75 mm
7.5 cm
0.25 ft
2.95 in
Height131 mm
13.1 cm
0.43 ft
5.16 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.48 ft
5.75 in
155 mm
15.5 cm
0.51 ft
6.1 in
Thickness8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.02 ft
0.29 in
8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.03 ft
0.34 in
Weight127 g
0.28 lbs
4.48 oz
152 g
0.34 lbs
5.36 oz
190 g
0.42 lbs
6.7 oz
Volume77.28 cm³
4.69 in³
76.74 cm³
4.66 in³
101.14 cm³
6.14 in³
Colors-Black
White
Green
Brown
Black
Gold
Blue
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Certification-IP65
IP68
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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-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards112
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
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 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
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTE-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)
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)

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+
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
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)Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo

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 S4 Plus MSM8260AQualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974ACMediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)
Process technology28 nm28 nm16 nm
CPUKraitKrait 4004x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit32 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv7ARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB16 KB + 16 KB256 KB + 256 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores248
CPU frequency1500 MHz2500 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 225Qualcomm Adreno 330ARM Mali-T880 MP2
GPU cores-42
GPU frequency-578 MHz900 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB3 GB3 GB
4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2LPDDR3LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency500 MHz933 MHz1600 MHz

Storage

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

Storage16 GB16 GB
32 GB
32 GB
64 GB
-eMMCeMMC

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
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/technologyTFTIPSIPS
Diagonal size4.55 in
115.57 mm
11.56 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.23 in
56.66 mm
5.67 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
Height3.97 in
100.73 mm
10.07 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel density323 ppi
126 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area63.71 %71.14 %71.97 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Reality display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
-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 model-Sony IMX220 Exmor RSSony IMX300 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOS
Sensor size-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Pixel size-1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
Crop factor-5.645.64
ISO-50 - 12800100 - 6400
Aperturef/2.4f/2f/2
Shutter speed--1 - 1/4000
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.22 mm
23.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4192 x 3144 pixels
13.18 MP
5248 x 3936 pixels
20.66 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Touch focus
Face detection
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
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Self-timer1080p @ 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 IMX219PQ Exmor R
Sensor type--CMOS BSI
Sensor size--3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size--1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
Crop factor--9.42
ISO--100 - 6400
Aperture--f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--2.46 mm
23.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution-1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps
1.3 MP--

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
-D6633 - HAC (M4/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
D6603; D6616; D6653 - HAC (M3/T3) Hearing Aid Compatibility
Clear Audio+

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYes
-RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
802.11n 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
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version3.14.04.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
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 USBUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
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.

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 jackYesYesYes

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
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

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

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+
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
Vorbis
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD

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
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV
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
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity1750 mAh3100 mAh3430 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-Polymer
2G talk time6 h 40 min
6.7 h
400.2 min
0.3 days
14 h
840 min
0.6 days
-
2G stand-by time300 h
18000 min
12.5 days
890 h
53400 min
37.1 days
-
3G talk time6 h 40 min
6.7 h
400.2 min
0.3 days
16 h
960 min
0.7 days
-
3G stand-by time400 h
24000 min
16.7 days
740 h
44400 min
30.8 days
-
4G stand-by time-540 h
32400 min
22.5 days
-
Quick charge technology--MediaTek Pump Express Plus 2.0
FeaturesRemovableNon-removableFast charging
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)-0.691 W/kg0.65 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-0.712 W/kg1.13 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.885 W/kg1.18 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-1.501 W/kg0.68 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
G3412 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.130 W/kg
G3416 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.180 W/kg
G3416 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.180 W/kg; body - 0.680 W/kg
G3426 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.270 W/kg
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