Sony Xperia Z2a VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Dual: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Sony Xperia Z2a VS. Sony Xperia Z3 Dual. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
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Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
5.9
8.6
Performance & Hardware
7.1
7.8
Camera
8.3
9.4
Connectivity
8.3
9.1
Battery
6.6
9.3

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Presentation

Unveiled
June 2014, 4 years ago
September 2014, 4 years ago
State
Not available
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.0 mm
137.0 mm
11.0 mm
72.0 mm
146.0 mm
7.3 mm
Weight
163 g
152 g
Usable surface
70 %
71 %
Materials
-
Aluminium alloy
Resistance
IP58
IP65
IP68
Colors
Black

Turquoise

White
Black

Brown

White

Screen

Diagonal
5"
5.2"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
424 Pixels per inch
Others
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes




Prototypes
Sony Xperia Z2a
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z3 Dual
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AC
CPU
Krait 400
Krait 400
Type
Quad-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.5 GHz
64 Bits
No
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 330
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
3 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
33.254
Overall performance better than 48% of devices
59.887
Overall performance better than 72% of devices

Storage

Capacity
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
No
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
No
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
20.7 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
1.176 µm
1.176 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Sony IMX220 Exmor RS
Type
CMOS
CMOS BSI
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
No
30.0 fps
Yes
120.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
Yes

Selfie

Resolution
3.1 Mpx
2.1 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B17 (700)
  • B20 (800)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Type
Micro SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.0
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

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0.691 W/Kg on head
0.712 W/Kg on body
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

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0.885 W/Kg on head
1.501 W/Kg on body

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • ANT+
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
3000 mAh
3100 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Non-removable
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow

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