Xperia Z3 VS Galaxy S IV

The Sony Xperia Z3 has better specifications than the Samsung Galaxy S IV

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Sony Xperia Z3 VS Samsung Galaxy S IV

 
Xperia Z3 Galaxy S IV
 
The Sony Xperia Z3 and the Samsung Galaxy S IV 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
2
The Xperia Z3 is thinner at 7.3mm
0
The Galaxy S IV is thicker at 7.9mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia Z3 has a greater cubic volume of 1199025
2
The Galaxy S IV has a smaller cubic volume of 1176937.0625
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z3 heavier at 152 grams
2
The Galaxy S IV lighter at 130 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Xperia Z3 features a bigger 5.2" display
0
The Galaxy S IV features a smaller 5" display
Pixel Density
0
The Xperia Z3 has lower pixel density at 424 ppi
2
The Galaxy S IV has a higher pixel density at 441 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia Z3 is newer and was released on 09/2014
0
The Galaxy S IV is older and was released on 03/2013
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z3 can last more around 920 hours
0
The Galaxy S IV can last less around 350 hours
Talk Time
2
The Xperia Z3 can last more around 16 hours
0
The Galaxy S IV can last less around 15 hours
Camera
2
The Galaxy S IV has a 21mp camera
0
The Galaxy S IV 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 S IV 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 S IV, 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 16, 32, 64GB internal storage found in the Galaxy S IV 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 S IV

Availability

Announced on
September 2014 March 2013
Available
October 2014 April 2013

Battery

Capacity
3100 mAh 2600 mAh
Standby Time
920 hours 350 hours
Talk Time
16 hours 15 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 8
Speed
2.5GHz 1.6GHz
Type
Snapdragon 801 Exynos 5 Octa 5410

Camera

Focal length
25mm -
Main
21mp (5248 x 3936) 13mp (4128x3096)
Secondary
1920x1200 1600x1200
Video
4K SteadyShot 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 4.0 LE
EDGE
YES YES
GPRS
YES YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE 150Mbps LTE, HSPA+
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Wi-Fi Direct WiFi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1080 pixels 1920x1080 pixels
Size
5.2 inches 5 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
Alias
D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 Galaxy S4, GS4,GT-I9500
Form Factor
Phablet Slate
Price Range
$500+ $500+

Memory

Call record
Unlimited -
Card Slot
microSD, up to 128 GB microSD, up to 64GB
Internal
16 GB 16, 32, 64GB
Phonebook
Unlimited entries -
Ram
3GB 2 GB

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.4.4 4.2.2

Other Features

Misc Features
Waterproof and dust tight IP65 and IP68 Gorilla Glass 3
SIM Type
nano-SIM -

Size and Weight

Depth
7.3 mm (0.28 inches) 7.9 mm (0.31 inches)
Height
146.0 mm (5.69 inches) 136.6 mm (5.33 inches)
Weight
152 grams (5.3 ounces) 130 grams (4.6 ounces)
Width
72.0 mm (2.81 inches) 69.8 mm (2.72 inches)