Phone Comparison - ZTE Nubia Z7 vs Sony Xperia Z3

ZTE Nubia Z7
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Sony Xperia Z3
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general General Info

Manufacturer ZTE Sony
Announced July 2014 September 2014
Status Available - July 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White Black, White, Copper, Silver Green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 153.2 x 75.7 x 8.9 mm
(6.03 x 2.98 x 0.35 in)
146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
Weight - 152 g (5.36 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616
4G Network LTE 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 700 / 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 2600 - D6603
LTE 800 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6643
LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 - D6653
LTE 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6616
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar] Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 330 [Similar] Adreno 330 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (538 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.85% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels [Similar] 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, OIS Auto focus, 1/2.3'' sensor size, ISO 12,800, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, optical stabilization, stereo sound rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh 3100 mAh
Stand by - Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk Time - Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)