Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus

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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Apple
Announced January 2013 September 2013 September 2014
Status Released - February 2013 Available - September 2013 Available September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White, Pink Space Gray, White/Silver, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
151.2 x 79.2 x 8.3 mm
(5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 in)
137.5 x 67 x 7.1 mm
(5.41 x 2.64 x 0.28 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 168 g (5.93 oz) 172 g (6.07 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - all models
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE LTE- all models
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - S Pen stylus - Fingerprint Sensor (Touch ID)
Shatter proof glass, oleophobic coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean) iOS 8, Upgradable to iOS 10
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 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 Dual-core 1.4 GHz, Apple A8
GPU Adreno 320 Adreno 330 (LTE model) PowerVR GX6450
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 1 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64 GB storage 16/64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen LED-backlit IPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (386 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 74.98% 90.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 pixels 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels
Flash LED flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual-tone)
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Auto focus, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR Auto focus, 1.5┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, Panorama, HDR
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps (LTE model) 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 1.2 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL DC-HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat6, 300 Mbps DL; EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP, LE, EDR v4.0, 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/ac, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML (Safari)

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64 GB storage, 3 GB RAM 16/64/128 GB, 1 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB No
USB OTG - 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 Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 3200 mAh 2915 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
Up to 420 h (3G) -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 21 h (3G) -