• Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony Sony
Announced February 2014 September 2014 September 2014
Status Available April 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - November 2014
Colors Black, White, Blue, Gold Black, White, Copper, Silver Green Black, White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
213.4 x 123.6 x 6.4 mm
(8.4 x 4.87 x 0.25 in)
Weight 145 g (5.11 oz) 152 g (5.36 oz) 270 g (9.52 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6502, D6503, D6543
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6502, D6503, D6543
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 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
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 - D6503
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features Fingerprint Sensor
IP67 Certified - Dust and Water Resistant
Water Resistant up to 1 Meter and 30 Minutes
Heart Rate Sensor
IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes IP68 Certified - Dust Tight 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) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB storage 16/32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine TFT LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches 5.2 inches 8.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1200 x 1920 pixels (283 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.63% 70.79% 70.37%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 4640 x 3480 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 8.1 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash No
Features Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3'' sensor size, ISO 12,800, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, video stabilization, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP,1080p@30fps, dual video call [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Yes Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G HSDPA, 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP, LE, 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, 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 Yes, microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor not 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2800 mAh 3100 mAh 4500 mAh
Stand by Up to 390 h Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 1100 h (2G)
Up to 1300 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 21 h Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 19 h (2G)
Up to 23 h (3G)