Xperia Z3 VS DROID Mini

The Sony Xperia Z3 has better specifications than the Motorola DROID Mini

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Sony Xperia Z3 VS Motorola DROID Mini

 
Xperia Z3 DROID Mini
 
The Sony Xperia Z3 and the Motorola DROID Mini 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 DROID Mini is thicker at 8.6mm
Smaller Size (CC)
0
The Xperia Z3 has a greater cubic volume of 1199025
2
The DROID Mini has a smaller cubic volume of 1004119.875
Less Weight
0
The Xperia Z3 heavier at 152 grams
2
The DROID Mini lighter at 140.1 grams
Screen Viewability
2
The Xperia Z3 features a bigger 5.2" display
0
The DROID Mini features a smaller 4.3" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia Z3 has a higher pixel density at 424 ppi
0
The DROID Mini has lower pixel density at 342 ppi
Newer
1
The Xperia Z3 is newer and was released on 09/2014
0
The DROID Mini is older and was released on 07/2013
Standby Time
1
The Xperia Z3 can last more around 920 hours
0
The DROID Mini can last less around hours
Talk Time
0
The Xperia Z3 can last less around 16 hours
2
The DROID Mini can last more around 28 hours
Camera
2
The DROID Mini has a 21mp camera
0
The DROID Mini has a 10mp 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 Motorola DROID Mini 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 Motorola DROID Mini, 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 GB internal storage found in the DROID Mini 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 Motorola DROID Mini

Availability

Announced on
September 2014 July 2013
Available
October 2014 August 2013

Battery

Capacity
3100 mAh 2000 mAh
Standby Time
920 hours -
Talk Time
16 hours 28 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 2
Speed
2.5GHz 1.7GHz
Type
Snapdragon 801 Motorola X8

Camera

Focal length
25mm -
Main
21mp (5248 x 3936) 10mp (4000x2500)
Secondary
1920x1200 1600x1200
Video
4K SteadyShot 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
Bluetooth 4.0 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES Class 12
GPRS
YES Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps
GPS
yes, and GLONASS yes, and GLONASS
HSCSD
HSDPA 42.2 Mbps; HSUPA 5.76 Mbps; LTE 150Mbps EV-DO Rev. A, up to 3.1 Mbps, LTE, HSPA
NFC
YES YES
USB
microUSB 2.0 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
802.11a/b/g/n/ac and Wi-Fi Direct Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
1920x1080 pixels 720x1280 pixels
Size
5.2 inches 4.3 inches
Type
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900 ,1800 ,1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 and CDMA 800, 1900 Dual Mode
3G Network
HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100 OR CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
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 700 Class 13
Alias
D6603, D6643, D6653, D6616 DROID Mini for Verizon
Form Factor
Phablet Slate
Price Range
$500+ $300-$500

Memory

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

Operating System

Type
Android Android
Version
4.4.4 4.2

Other Features

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

Size and Weight

Depth
7.3 mm (0.28 inches) 8.6 mm (0.34 inches)
Height
146.0 mm (5.69 inches) 122.1 mm (4.76 inches)
Weight
152 grams (5.3 ounces) 140 grams (4.9 ounces)
Width
72.0 mm (2.81 inches) 61.2 mm (2.39 inches)