Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 vs HTC Desire 826

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung HTC
Announced September 2014 September 2014 January 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2014 Coming Soon - Q1 2015
Price - - Rs. 16,999 ($249.99) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink Various
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
153.5 x 78.6 x 8.5 mm
(6.04 x 3.09 x 0.33 in)
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Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 176 g (6.21 oz) -
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - EMEA version
HSDPA 900 / 2100 - Asia version
4G Network 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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - EMEA version
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.7 GHz Krait 450 (SM-N910S)
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 1.9GHz quad-core Cortex-A57 (SM-N910C), Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 (SM-N910S)
Exynos 5433 (SM-N910C)
Quad-core 1.7 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.7 inches 5.5 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (515 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.79% 74.32% -
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels 13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/2.3'' sensor size, ISO 12,800, geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization, HDR, panorama 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 4 MP, 1080p (1/3' sensor size, 2m pixel [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, 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, apt-X
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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Baidu Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG 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 not supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 3220 mAh 2600 mAh
Stand by Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
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Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
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