• Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA) vs Sony Xperia Z3+

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z3 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy S6 (CDMA) vs Sony Xperia Z3+

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Sony
Announced September 2014 March 2015 May 2015
Status Available - September 2014 Available - April 2015 Available - June 2015
Price - Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,999 ($735.28) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, White, Green, Orange White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum White, black, copper, aqua green
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 127.3 x 64.9 x 8.6 mm
(5.01 x 2.56 x 0.34 in)
143.5 x 70.6 x 6.9 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
146 x 72 x 6.9 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.27 in)
Weight 129 g (4.55 oz) 140 g (4.94 oz) 144 g (5.08 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - G920V, G920P
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO - G920V, G920P, G920R
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D5803
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D5833
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - G920V HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100 / 2600 LTE band 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 13(700) - G920V LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 17(700), 20(800), 28(700), 40(2300)
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features IP68 Certified - Dust Proof and Water Resistant over 1 Meter and 30 Minutes - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes
- Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat) Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v5.0 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400, Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A57, Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810
GPU Adreno 330 Mali-T760MP8 Adreno 430
RAM 2 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 32/64/128 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Triluminos Display, X-Reality Engine
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.6 inches 5.1 inches 5.2 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) 1440 x 2560 pixels (576 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.72% 70.76% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS No 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 16 MP, 2988 x 5312 pixels 20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels
Flash LED flash LED Flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face And Smile Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR, Panorama OIS, Auto-focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Auto focus, 1/2.3' Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, HDR 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR
Front Camera 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] 5 MP, 1440p@30fps, dual video call, Auto [Similar] 5.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [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 HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps, EV-DO Rev.A 3.1 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.0, A2DP v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.1, 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, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL), USB On-the-go, USB Host microUSB v2.0, USB Host microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ Beidou (market dependant)
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 64 GB No microSD, up to 128 GB
USB OTG Supported 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 supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2600 mAh 2550 mAh 2930 mAh
Stand by Up to 880 h (2G)
Up to 920 h (3G)
- Up to 580 h (2G)
Up to 590 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 23 h (3G) Up to 12 h (2G)
Up to 17 h (3G)