60points

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact

64points

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
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Sony Xperia Z1 Compact vs Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

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Why is Sony Xperia Z1 Compact better than Sony Xperia Z3 Compact?

  • Wireless charging
  • 0.3mm shorter
    127mmvs127.3mm

Why is Sony Xperia Z3 Compact better than Sony Xperia Z1 Compact?

  • 13.04% more battery power
    2600mAhvs2300mAh
  • 13.64% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.5GHzvs4 x 2.2GHz
  • 6.98% bigger screen size
    4.6"vs4.3"
  • 10% more megapixels (front camera)
    2.2MPvs2MP
  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • 8g lighter
    129gvs137g
  • 0.8mm thinner
    8.6mmvs9.4mm
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    2160 x 30fpsvs1080 x 30fps

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
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Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

2.Weather sealed
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

3.thickness

9.4mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

137g

129g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

64.9mm

64.9mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

127mm

127.3mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

720 x 1280px

720 x 1280px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

342ppi

319ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
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Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

4.screen size

4.3"

4.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
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IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

2.GPU clock speed

450MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

578MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

800MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

933MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.floating-point performance

0.12TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

0.15TFLOPS (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Lenovo A6600

0.81TFLOPS

5.DirectX version

9.3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974AA v2)

9.3 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Umidigi One Max

12

6.Has integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

Cameras

1.megapixels

20.7MP

20.7MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

3.front camera megapixels

2MP

2.2MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

4.widest aperture

f/2

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

5.has a flash
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A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.

6.has a front camera
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A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a radio
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

Battery

1.battery power

2300mAh

2600mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

3.has a removable battery
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact
Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.Is free and open source
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Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
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If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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