Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia L4
- Sony Xperia 10 III
- Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia L4Sony Xperia 10 IIISony Xperia Z3 Compact
Sony Xperia L4Sony Xperia 10 III
Prices
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Prices
Model alias-Xperia 10 Mark III
Xperia 10 Mk III
D5803
D5833

Design

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

Width71 mm
7.1 cm
0.233 ft
2.795 in
68 mm
6.8 cm
0.223 ft
2.677 in
64.9 mm
6.49 cm
0.213 ft
2.555 in
Height159 mm
15.9 cm
0.522 ft
6.26 in
154 mm
15.4 cm
0.505 ft
6.063 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
0.417 ft
5 in
Thickness8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
8.3 mm
0.83 cm
0.027 ft
0.327 in
8.6 mm
0.86 cm
0.028 ft
0.339 in
Weight178 g
0.39 lbs
6.28 oz
169 g
0.37 lbs
5.96 oz
129 g
0.28 lbs
4.55 oz
Volume98.21 cm³
5.96 in³
86.92 cm³
5.28 in³
70.88 cm³
4.3 in³
ColorsBlack
Blue
Black
White
Blue
Black
White
Green
Orange
Body materialsPolycarbonateMetal
Glass
Glass
Certification-IP65
IP68
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-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Number of SIM cards121
FeaturesDual 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)-

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
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)
5G NR-5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
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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
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
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 9.0 PieAndroid 11Android 4.4.4 KitKat
Android 5.0.2 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 Helio P22 (MT6762)Qualcomm Snapdragon 690 (SM6350)Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
Process technology12 nm8 nm28 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.0 GHz ARM Kryo 560, 6x 1.7 GHz Kryo 560Krait 400
CPU bits64 bit64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-AARMv7
Level 0 cache memory (L0)--4 KB + 4 KB
Level 1 cache memory (L1)--16 KB + 16 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)--2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores884
CPU frequency2000 MHz2000 MHz2500 MHz
GPUPowerVR GE8320Adreno 619LQualcomm Adreno 330
GPU cores--4
GPU frequency650 MHz-578 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB6 GB2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3LPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsSingle channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency933 MHz2166 MHz933 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB128 GB16 GB
32 GB
eMMCUFSeMMC

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/technologyIPSOLEDIPS
Diagonal size6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
Width2.44 in
62.03 mm
6.2 cm
2.36 in
60.03 mm
6 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
Height5.7 in
144.75 mm
14.47 cm
5.51 in
140.08 mm
14.01 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.333:12.333:11.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1680 pixels1080 x 2520 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density295 ppi
115 ppcm
457 ppi
179 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
30 bit
1073741824 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area79.8 %80.56 %71 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
-Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Triluminous display for mobile
60 Hz refresh rate
120 Hz touch sampling rate
97% DCI-P3
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
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
-Step counter
Step detector
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 Exmor RSSony IMX220 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size--6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
Sensor format1/3"1/2.8"-
Pixel size--1.176 µm
0.001176 mm
Crop factor--5.64
ISO--100 - 12800
Aperturef/2f/1.8f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.43 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view76 °75 °-
Flash typeLEDDual LEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 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
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
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
Secondary rear camera - 5 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length equivalent (35 mm) - 17 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 117° (#2)
Third rear camera - 2 MP (depth-sensing)
Sensor size - 1/5" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.75 μm (#3)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 54 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/4" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 120° (#3)
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 model-Sony Exmor RSony Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS-
Sensor format1/4"1/4"-
Pixel size-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-
ISO-100 - 1600-
Aperturef/2f/2-
Field of view78 °78 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
-Hi-Res Audio
Hi-Res Audio Wireless
DSEE Ultimate
Stereo Recording
HAC (M3/T4) Hearing Aid Compatibility

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
Galileo
QZSS
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
Wi-Fi Display
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.

Version5.05.14.0
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

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.03.12.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
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 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
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
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

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
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC-ELD
AAC-LC
DSD
Vorbis
Opus
ALAC
PCM
3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
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
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
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.

Capacity3580 mAh4500 mAh2600 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time--12 h 46 min
12.8 h
766.2 min
0.5 days
2G stand-by time--880 h
52800 min
36.7 days
3G talk time--14 h
840 min
0.6 days
3G stand-by time--800 h
48000 min
33.3 days
Charger output power5 V / 1.5 A--
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
Optional Fast Charger (UCH32C)Xperia Adaptive Charging
Battery Care
STAMINA Mode
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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
Body SAR (EU)--0.897 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)--0.979 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)--1.12 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
 Sony Xperia L4Sony Xperia 10 IIISony Xperia Z3 Compact