Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Sony Xperia ZR vs Huawei Honor 3

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Huawei
Announced January 2013 May 2013 August 2013
Status Released - February 2013 Available - June 2013 Available - August 2013
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
131.3 x 67.3 x 10.5 mm
(5.17 x 2.65 x 0.41 in)
133 x 67.2 x 9.9 mm
(5.24 x 2.65 x 0.39 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 - -
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - Dust and Water Proof (IP55/IP58 certified)
Water resistant up to 1 meter and 30 minutes
Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant glass
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hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.1 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon APQ8064 Quad-core 1.5 GHz, Huawei K3V2E
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 320 -
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 8 GB 8 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen TFT capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 4.55 inches 4.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (312 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 64.49% 68.34%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS FM radio
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13.1 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Sweep Panorama, Sony Exmor RS for mobile image sensor Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 1080p@30fps Yes, 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP, 720p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, HSUPA HSDPA, 21.1 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v3.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 2300 mAh 2150 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 520 h Up to 541 h
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 13 h Up to 13 h