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Lenovo Vibe Shot Sony Xperia Z3 Plus
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Excellence Score
21.0
27.7
Value for Money Score
61.7
52.0
Price Rs. 9,990 onwards Rs. 19,995 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2015 Jun, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.0 Lollipop, Upgradeable to 7.1 Nougat
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.2 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 3) IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant glass, Oleophobic Coating, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.7 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPU Adreno 405 Adreno 430
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 16.0 MP 20.7 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR, Optical Image/Video Stabilization, Triple-LED (dual-tone) Flash, Pro and Auto Shooting Modes, 16:9 BSI Sensor 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama, 8X Digital Zoom, Sony Exmor R, Video Stabilization, Superior Auto, Image Stabilizer
Secondary Camera 8.0 MP 5.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording, Panorama Mode Full HD Video Recording, HDR
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM
Thickness 7.6 mm 6.9 mm
Weight 145 gm 144 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 2930 mAh
Battery Standby 456 hrs 590 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) 408 hrs N/A
Battery Talktime 30.00 hrs 17.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) 21.00 hrs N/A
Fast Charging Yes, Quick Charge
Other Battery Parameters N/A Music Playback Time: 91 hrs, Video Playback Time: 9.66 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Noise Filtration; SHAREit; CLONEit; SNAPit; SYNCit Dust Proof; Water Resistant; Quick Charge (Get up to 60% capacity with just 30 minutes of charging); S-Force; Clear Audio+ - Sound improvement software; Clear Bass; xLoud Experience; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual Band; USB On-The-Go; ANT+ Support; Miracast; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Very good build quality
  • Premium design with brushed metal finish, machine drilled speakers and metal buttons
  • Good ergonomics - compact and easy to hold
  • Very good display - bright, vibrant, and has good sunlight legibility, and decent viewing angles
  • Vibe UI over Android offers plenty of customization options
  • Good speed/performance - seamless multi-tasking experience
  • Very good, powerful camera with great optical image stabilization, and good low-light performance
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker
  • Good audio quality
  • Beautiful, dual-glass OmniBalance design - the frame is even sleeker than the Z3 and together with the new materials exudes even more luxury
  • Ultra-slim at 6.9mm
  • Light, and pleasant to handle
  • Water-resistant
  • Excellent display with rich colors and nice viewing angles
  • Xperia UI doesn't stray far from stock Android 5.0.2 Lollipop - it's simple and fluid, with some added features like Sony's small apps
  • Good speed/performance, backed by powerful hardware
  • Very good camera
  • Dual stereo speakers provide good, clean output
  • Good audio quality
  • Rich feature-filled multimedia apps for pictures, videos, music
  • Decent battery life
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Average battery life
  • Tends to overheat when put under stress (during gaming, watching videos, etc)
  • Gets hindered from operating at peak performance due to thermal throttling down
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