Sony Xperia Z3 specs, comparisons, faq, opinions

Sony Xperia Z3
  • Released 2014, November 06 152g, 7.3mm thickness Android 4.4.4, up to 6.0 16GB/32GB storage, microSDXC
  • Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 Adreno 330 Nano-SIM About 201.6 USD
  • 5.2" 1080x1920 pixels
  • 2MP 2160p
  • 3GB RAM Snapdragon 801
  • 3100mAh Li-Ion

Sony Xperia Z3 overview

Sony Xperia Z3 is a smartphone that runs on Android. It was released on 2014, November 06. Sony Xperia Z3 has 5.2 inch, IPS LCD, a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels screen with Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating. Sony Xperia Z3 uses Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm) chipset, Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU, Adreno 330 GPU. Sony Xperia Z3 supports 2G, 3G, 4G networks with Nano-SIM. Sony Xperia Z3 has 2MP Single main camera, 2.2MP Single selfie camera. It uses Li-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable battery. The price of Sony Xperia Z3 is about 201.6 USD.

Score the key features of Sony Xperia Z3 compared to the other phones on the market:

  • CPU Cores: 56 / 100 points
  • Camera pixels: 66 / 100 points
  • Screen resolution: 70 / 100 points
  • Battery capacity: 75 / 100 points
  • Price: 28 / 100 points

Sony Xperia Z3 full specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - D6603, D6643, D6616
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - D6653
4G bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 13, 17, 20 - D6603
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17, 20 - D6643
1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 40 - D6653
2, 4, 12 - D6616
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Announced 2014, September 03. Released 2014, November 06
Status Discontinued

BODY

Dimensions 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm (5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 in)
Weight 152 g (5.36 oz)
Build Glass front, glass back, aluminum frame
SIM Nano-SIM
  IP68 dust/water resistant (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

DISPLAY

Type IPS LCD
Size 5.2 inches, 74.5 cm2 (~70.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~424 ppi density)
Protection Scratch-resistant glass, oleophobic coating
  Triluminos display X-Reality Engine

PLATFORM

OS Android 4.4.4 (KitKat), upgradable to 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8974AC Snapdragon 801 (28 nm)
CPU Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400
GPU Adreno 330

MEMORY

Card slot microSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal 16GB 3GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM
  eMMC 5.0

MAIN CAMERA

Single 20.7 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.3", 1.12µm, AF
Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], HDR

SELFIE CAMERA

Single 2.2 MP, f/2.8
Video [email protected]

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with stereo speakers
3.5mm jack Yes

COMMUNICATIONS

WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes
Radio FM radio, RDS
USB microUSB 2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB On-The-Go; magnetic connector

FEATURES

Sensors Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer
  ANT+

BATTERY

Type Li-Ion 3100 mAh, non-removable
Charging Fast charging 18W Quick Charge 2.0 - Japan only
Stand-by Up to 890 h (2G) / Up to 740 h (3G)
Talk time Up to 14 h (2G) / Up to 16 h (3G)
Music play Up to 130 h

MISCELLANEOUS

Colors Black, White, Copper, Silver Green, Purple
Models D6603, D6653, D6616, D6643, SO-01G, SOL26, D6646
SAR 0.80 W/kg (head) 1.44 W/kg (body)
SAR EU 0.62 W/kg (head) 0.65 W/kg (body)
Price About 201.6 USD

TESTS

Performance Basemark X: 12637
Display Contrast ratio: 1333:1 (nominal), 2.618 (sunlight)
Camera Photo / Video
Loudspeaker Voice 69dB / Noise 66dB / Ring 67dB
Audio quality Noise -86.4dB / Crosstalk -86.6dB
Battery life Endurance rating 85h

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