• Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 vs Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Sony Samsung
Announced September 2014 September 2015 December 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - October 2015 Available - February 2016
Price - Rs. 27,300 ($399.99) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 21,900 ($322.06) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral Black, White, Gold, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
127 x 65 x 8.9 mm
(5 x 2.56 x 0.35 in)
144.8 x 71.0 x 7.3 mm
(5.7 x 2.8 x 0.29 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz) 138 g (4.87 oz) 155 g (5.47 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 (optional)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 HSDPA 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 LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, 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 1.5 meter and 30 minutes -

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 Octa-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 430 -
RAM 3 GB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 16/32 GB 32 GB 16 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches 4.6 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) 720 x 1280 pixels (323 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.79% 69.04% 72.38%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels 23 MP, 5520 х 4140 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, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR 1080p@30fps
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p, HDR [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat4, 50 Mbps UL, 150 Mbps DL HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, apt-X 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host microUSB v2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16/32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 200 GB microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG 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 Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3100 mAh 2700 mAh 2900 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)
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