• Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Samsung I9506 Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Samsung Sony
Announced September 2013 Q3 2013 September 2015
Status Available - September 2013 Available - Q3 2013 Available - October 2015
Price - - Rs. 27,300 ($399.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Pink White Frost, Black Mist / Arctic Blue, Red Aurora White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
136.6 x 69.8 x 7.9 mm
(5.38 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
127 x 65 x 8.9 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.35 in)
Weight 168 g (5.93 oz) 130 g (4.59 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features S Pen stylus - - IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 (LTE model) / Quad-core 1.9 GHz Cortex-A15 & quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7, Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 330 (LTE model) Adreno 330 Adreno 430
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB storage 16/32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.7 inches 5.0 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.98% 72.15% 69.04%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No FM radio with RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 23 MP, 5520 х 4140 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) Yes, 1080p@30fps, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.1, A2DP, apt-X
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 200 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3200 mAh 2600 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by Up to 420 h (3G) Up to 370 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 21 h (3G) Up to 17 h (3G) -