• Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 vs Samsung Galaxy Note Edge vs Samsung Galaxy S5 Plus

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced September 2014 September 2014 October 2014
Status Available - September 2014 Available - Q4 2014 Available - November 2014
Price - - Rs. 17,499 ($257.34) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green Frosted white, Charcoal black, Bronze Gold, Blossom Pink Charcoal Black, Copper Gold, Electric Blue, Shimmery White
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
151.3 x 82.4 x 8.3 mm
(5.96 x 3.24 x 0.33 in)
142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm
(5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 174 g (6.14 oz) 145 g (5.11 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
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 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features IP58 certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes Curved Edge screen -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v4.4.2 (KitKat)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 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 450, Qualcomm Snapdragon 805
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 420 (SM-N910S)
Mali-T760 (SM-N910C)
Adreno 420
RAM 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32/64 GB 16/32 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 Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 5.6 inches 5.1 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 1600 x 2560 pixels (539 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (432 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.79% 72.96% 69.63%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS - No
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 16 MP, 5312 x 2988 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash phase detection auto
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 1/2.6' Sensor Size, 1.12 �m Pixel Size, Dual Shot, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, optical stabilization 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 3.7 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call [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 HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA; LTE, Cat6 300 Mbps DL
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE v4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE
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 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 2), USB Host microUSB v3.0 (MHL 2.1), USB On-the-go, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM 16/32 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 Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint 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 Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 3000 mAh 2800 mAh
Stand by Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
- (2G)
Up to 20 h (3G)