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Phone Comparison - Motorola Nexus 6 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Motorola Samsung Sony
Announced October 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available - November 2014 Available - Q4 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Midnight Blue, Cloud White Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink Black, White, Green, Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 159.26 x 82.98 x 10.06 mm
(6.27 x 3.27 x 0.4 in)
151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm
(5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
Weight 184 g (6.49 oz) 174 g (6.14 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - XT1103
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
4G Network LTE 700 / 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 / TD-LTE 2500 - XT1100 (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 19, 20, 28, 41)
LTE 700 / 850 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 TD-LTE 2500 - XT1103 (Bands 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 25, 26, 29, 41)
LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Dual front-facing speakers, Water resistant Curved Edge screen IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 420 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Adreno 330
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 32/64 GB 32/64 GB 16 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.96 inches 5.6 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (493 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (539 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 74.05% 72.96% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio No - Stereo 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 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash Dual-LED Flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Photo Sphere, HDR, Dual Recording, OIS Auto focus, Smart OIS, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, optical stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera 2 MP, 720p [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Yes Up to 296 kbps
3G DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4 (N910C), Cat6 (N910S), 50 Mbps UL, 300 Mbps (N910S), 150 Mbps (N910C) DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE 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 Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (SlimPort), USB Host, USB On-the-go microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Po battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3220 mAh 3000 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 330 h - Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 24 h - Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)