Xperia Z3 VS Galaxy Alpha

The Sony Xperia Z3 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Sony Xperia Z3 VS Samsung Galaxy Alpha

 
Xperia Z3 Galaxy Alpha
 
The Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
0
The Xperia Z3 is thicker at 7.3mm
2
The Galaxy Alpha is thinner at 6.7mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia Z3 has a greater cubic volume of 1199025
2
The Galaxy Alpha has a smaller cubic volume of 907870.9375
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z3 heavier at 152 grams
2
The Galaxy Alpha lighter at 115 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Xperia Z3 features a bigger 5.2" display
0
The Galaxy Alpha features a smaller 4.7" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia Z3 has a higher pixel density at 424 ppi
0
The Galaxy Alpha has lower pixel density at 312 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia Z3 is newer and was released on 09/2014
0
The Galaxy Alpha is older and was released on 08/2014
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z3 can last more around 920 hours
0
The Galaxy Alpha can last less around hours
Talk Time
2
The Xperia Z3 can last more around 16 hours
0
The Galaxy Alpha can last less around hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy Alpha has a 21mp camera
0
The Galaxy Alpha has a 13mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia Z3 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy Alpha, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Sony Xperia Z3. Note that the Xperia Z3 has 16 GB internal storage compared to 32Gb internal storage found in the Galaxy Alpha currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Sony Xperia Z3 or the Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Availability

Announced on
September 2014 August 2014
Available
October 2014 September 2014

Battery

Capacity
3100 mAh 1860 mAh
Standby Time
920 hours -
Talk Time
16 hours -
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 4
Speed
2.5GHz 1.8GHz
Type
Snapdragon 801 Exynos 5 Octa 5430

Camera

Focal length
25mm -
Main
21mp (5248 x 3936) 13mp (4128x3096)
Secondary
1920x1200 1600x1200
Video
4K SteadyShot 2160p 30fps, 1080p 60fps, 720 120fps

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 4.0
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE 150Mbps HSDPA, 42 Mbps, HSUPA; LTE-300 Mbps Down, 50 Mbps Up
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 microUSB 2.0
Wireless
802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1080 pixels 1280x720 pixels
Size
5.2 inches 4.7 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900 ,1800 ,1900 GSM 850, 900 ,1800 ,1900
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE Bands 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,13,17,20 OR 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,17,20 OR ... LTE 800, 850, 900,1800,1900, 2100, 2600
Alias
D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 SM-G850F, SM-G850A , SM-G850T, SM-G850M, Galaxy Alfa
Form Factor
Phablet Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Call record
Unlimited Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 128 GB
Internal
16 GB 32Gb
Phonebook
Unlimited entries Unlimited entries
Ram
3GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.4.4 4.4

Other Features

Misc Features
Waterproof and dust tight IP65 and IP68 Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, heart rate, finger ...
SIM Type
nano-SIM nano-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
7.3 mm (0.28 inches) 6.7 mm (0.26 inches)
Height
146.0 mm (5.69 inches) 132.4 mm (5.16 inches)
Weight
152 grams (5.3 ounces) 115 grams (4.0 ounces)
Width
72.0 mm (2.81 inches) 65.5 mm (2.55 inches)