Xperia ZR VS Z3

The Sony Xperia ZR has better specifications than the BlackBerry Z3

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Sony Xperia ZR VS BlackBerry Z3

 
Xperia ZR Z3
 
The Sony Xperia ZR and the BlackBerry Z3 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 ZR is thicker at 10.5mm
2
The Z3 is thinner at 9.3mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Xperia ZR has a smaller cubic volume of 1449736.640625
0
The Z3 has a greater cubic volume of 1481025
Less Weight
2
The Xperia ZR lighter at 138 grams
0
The Z3 heavier at 164 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Xperia ZR features a smaller 4.55" display
2
The Z3 features a bigger 5" display
Pixel Density
2
The Xperia ZR has a higher pixel density at 323 ppi
0
The Z3 has lower pixel density at 220 ppi
Newer
0
The Xperia ZR is older and was released on 05/2013
1
The Z3 is newer and was released on 02/2014
Standby Time
1
The Xperia ZR can last more around 520 hours
0
The Z3 can last less around 384 hours
Talk Time
0
The Xperia ZR can last less around 13 hours
2
The Z3 can last more around 15.5 hours
Camera
2
The Z3 has a 13mp camera
0
The Z3 has a 5mp camera
Total Points
9 7
Total Score
56% 44%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Sony Xperia ZR and the BlackBerry Z3 to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Sony Xperia ZR has better specifications than the BlackBerry Z3. Note that the Xperia ZR has 8GB internal storage compared to 8 GB internal storage found in the Z3 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 ZR or the BlackBerry Z3

Availability

Announced on
May 2013 February 2014
Available
June 2013 May 2014

Battery

Capacity
2300 mAh 2500 mAh
Standby Time
520 hours 384 hours
Talk Time
13 hours 16 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
4 2
Speed
1.5GHz 1.2GHz
Type
Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Qualcomm MSM8230

Camera

Main
13mp (4128x3096) 5mp (2592x1944)
Secondary
VGA 720p
Video
1080p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
4.0 4.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
Class 32, 296 kbits YES
GPRS
Class 32, 107 kbps YES
GPS
yes, and GLONASS YES
HSCSD
HSDPA; HSUPA - LTE HSDPA; HSUPA
NFC
YES -
USB
2.0 microUSB 2.0 microUSB
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
720x1280 pixels 540x960 pixels
Size
4.55 inches 5 inches
Type
TFT capacitive touchscreen LCD capacitative touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA (C5503) 850, 900, 2100 (C5502) 850 / 900, 1700, 1900, ... HSDPA 850, 900, 1900, 2100
4G Network
LTE (C5503) 800, 850, 900, 1800, 2100, 2600 -
Alias
C5502 HSPA+, C5503 LTE -
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $75-$150

Memory

Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32GB
Internal
8GB 8 GB
Ram
2 GB 1.5 GB

Operating System

Type
Android BlackBerry OS
Version
4.1 10.2.1

Other Features

Misc Features
Waterproof -
SIM Type
micro-SIM micro-SIM

Size and Weight

Depth
10.5 mm (0.41 inches) 9.3 mm (0.36 inches)
Height
131.3 mm (5.12 inches) 140.0 mm (5.46 inches)
Weight
138 grams (4.8 ounces) 164 grams (5.7 ounces)
Width
67.3 mm (2.62 inches) 72.8 mm (2.84 inches)