• Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Sony Xperia M4 Aqua Dual

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Sony
Announced September 2014 September 2014 March 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015
Price - - Rs. 19,400 ($285.29) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green Black, White, Green, Orange Black, White, Coral, Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
145.5 x 72.6 x 7.3 mm
(5.73 x 2.86 x 0.29 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 129 g (4.55 oz) 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - E2333, E2363
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - E2312
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 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600
(Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20) - E2333
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 IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - IP68 Certified - Dust and Water Proof up to 1.5 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.x (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53, Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 330 Adreno 405
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 16 GB 8 GB / 16 GB (E2333, E2363)
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 4.6 inches 5.0 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (294 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.79% 70.72% 65.12%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 13 MP, 4128 x 3096 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, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 720p [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps
3G 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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP
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), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 8 GB / 16 GB (E2333, E2363), 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64 GB microSD, up to 32 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 3100 mAh 2600 mAh 2400 mAh
Stand by Up to 890 h (2G)
Up to 740 h (3G)
Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
Up to 493 h (2G)
Up to 488 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 14 h (2G)
Up to 16 h (3G)
Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 12 h 40 min (2G)
Up to 13 h 20 min (3G)