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Sony Xperia Z3

D6643
D6643

Samsung Galaxy Note 3

3G Only
SM-N9000
Sony Xperia Z3 Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Global Score
8.668.65
Basic Information
SonySamsung
Android 4.4.4Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3
2014-09-032013-09-04
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.29 inches5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches
5.36 ounces5.93 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Pink and White
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 239.00 at Amazon$ 245.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.2 inches5.7 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
424 pixels per inch386 pixels per inch
592 cd/m2 brightness--
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.57.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC chipsetSamsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset
Krait 400 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB (933 MHz) RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
Adreno 330 (450 MHz) GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 MHz) GPU
8.648.46
Storage
16 GB internal memory64 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC (up to 64 GB) external memory slot
3.825.4
Camera
20.70 MP + 2.20 MP13.00 MP + 2.00 MP
f/2.00 aperturef/2.20 aperture
25.00mm focal length31.00mm focal length
0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor0.33 inches (1/3.06") sensor
3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution3840 x 2160 (30 fps) (4K) video resolution
1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
9.028.47
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMMicro SIM
9.49.5
Battery Life
3100mAh Battery3200mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
--Wireless Charging
890 hours standby time
14 hours talk time
490 hours standby time
20 hours talk time
4.564.72
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.0Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
--Infra-red port
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor

Comparisson review

The Xperia Z3 has a general score of 8.66, which is a bit better than Galaxy Note 3's 8.65 general score. Both devices in our current comparisson use Android OS, but the Xperia Z3 has older 4.4.4 version while Galaxy Note 3 has Android 5.0. The Xperia Z3 design is newer, just a little lighter and thinner than the Galaxy Note 3.

Sony Xperia Z3 counts with just a little better performance than Samsung Galaxy Note 3, although it has a lower number of cores and a worse graphics processing unit working at 450 MHz, they both have a 3 GB RAM. The Xperia Z3 has a more vivid screen than Galaxy Note 3, because although it has a little smaller display, and they both have the same exact resolution of 1920 x 1080px, the Xperia Z3 also counts with a little better pixels quantity per inch of screen.

The Xperia Z3 features just a bit better camera than Galaxy Note 3, and although they both have the same 3840x2160 (4K) video quality and the same video frame rates, the Xperia Z3 also has a way more megapixels back camera, a bigger diafragm aperture to take better photos and videos in low light environments and a lot bigger back camera sensor capturing lot better quality videos and pictures.

Galaxy Note 3 features a lot bigger memory capacity for games and applications than Sony Xperia Z3, because although it has an external memory card slot that admits 64 GB smaller, it also counts with 48 GB more internal memory. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 counts with just a little bit longer battery duration than Sony Xperia Z3, because it has 3200mAh of battery capacity against 3100mAh.

Sony Xperia Z3 not only is the best devices of the ones in this comparisson, but it's also cheaper.