• Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs BlackBerry Classic vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs BlackBerry Classic vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony BlackBerry Sony
Announced January 2014 June 2014 September 2014
Status Available - January 2014 Available - November 2014 Available - September 2014
Colors Black, White, Purple Black Black, White, Green, Orange
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127 x 64.9 x 9.4 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
131 x 72.4 x 10.2 mm
(5.16 x 2.85 x 0.4 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
Weight 137 g (4.83 oz) 177 g (6.24 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 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
4G Network LTE LTE LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM 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
- Shatter Proof and Scratch-Resistant Glass
- IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) BlackBerry 10.3 OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
User Interface - Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait -
Processor Quad-core 2.2 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800 Quad-core, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 Plus Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 225 Adreno 330
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, TRILUMINOS™ Display for Mobile with X-Reality™ Capacitive touchscreen IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 3.5 inches 4.6 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (342 ppi) 720 x 720 pixels (291 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.68% 41.64% 70.72%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, autofocus 8 MP 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama AutoFocus, Geo-tagging, Face Detection, HDR Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, video stabilization, HDR Yes, 1080p@30fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR
Front Camera Yes, 2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

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

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 64 GB
USB OTG Supported Not Supported Supported

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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2300 mAh 2515 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 670 h Up to 348 h (2G)
Up to 365 h (3G)
Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 18 h Up to 11 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 17 h 10 min (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)