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Sony Xperia Z4v Samsung Galaxy Note 3
Global Score
8.918.65
Basic Information
SonySamsung
Android 5.1Android 5.0, 4.4.4, 4.4, 4.3
2015-06-162013-09-04
5.69 x 2.85 x 0.34 inches5.95 x 3.12 x 0.33 inches
5.64 ounces5.93 ounces
Black and WhiteBlack, Pink and White
Glass and Metal--
Scratch-Resistant GlassScratch-Resistant Glass
$ 249.00 at Amazon$ 245.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
5.2 inches5.7 inches
1440 x 2560 pixels (Quad HD / 2K)1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)
IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
565 pixels per inch386 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
8.47.7
Performance
Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 chipsetSamsung Exynos 5 Octa chipset
ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Octa-Core 2000 MHz) processorARM Cortex-A15 (Quad-Core 1900 MHz + Quad-Core 1300 MHz) processor
3 GB (1600 MHz) RAM3 GB (800 MHz) RAM
Adreno 430 (600 MHz) GPUARM Mali-T628 MP6 (600 MHz) GPU
8.828.46
Storage
32 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 + 5.00 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
1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) slow motion video1280 x 720 (120 fps) (HD) slow motion video
9.028.47
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMALTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS, GSM and CDMA
Nano SIMMicro SIM
9.79.5
Battery Life
3000mAh Li-Ion Battery3200mAh Li-Ion Battery
Non-Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
Wireless ChargingWireless Charging
--490 hours standby time
20 hours talk time
4.484.72
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.1Bluetooth 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

Sony Xperia Z4v is just a bit better than the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, getting a general score of 8.91 against 8.65. Although Sony Xperia Z4v is just a little bit thicker than the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, it's just a bit lighter and also newer. Both of these phones come with Android OS, but Sony Xperia Z4v has a more recent 5.1 version while Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has Android 5.0 version, counting with a couple nice extra features.

The Sony Xperia Z4v counts with just a bit better looking display than Samsung Galaxy Note 3, because although it has a little bit smaller display, it also counts with more pixels per inch in the screen and a better 2560 x 1440px resolution. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has a much bigger storage to install games and applications than Xperia Z4v, because although it has a slot for an external memory card that allows up to 64 GB against 128 GB, it also counts with 32 GB more internal memory.

The Xperia Z4v counts with a bit more powerful processing unit than Samsung Galaxy Note 3. They have the same number of cores, a 600 MHz graphics co-processor and 3 GB of RAM memory. Samsung Galaxy Note 3 counts with a bit better battery performance than Xperia Z4v, because it has a 3200mAh battery capacity instead of 3000mAh.

The Xperia Z4v shoots a bit better photos and videos than Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and although they both have the same video frame rate and the same 3840x2160 (4K) video definition, the Xperia Z4v also has a way larger camera sensor capturing lot better quality videos and pictures, a camera in the back with way more megapixels and a larger aperture to take better low light photos and videos.

Sony Xperia Z4v costs a bit more than the Galaxy Note 3, but it's still a great choice, because you can get a better phone for that extra money.