Sony Xperia Z2  Sony Xperia Z3 Plus 
Sony Xperia Z2 Sony Xperia Z3 Plus
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Value for Money Score
Price N/A Rs. 40,948 onwards
Launch Date (India) May, 2014 Jun, 2015
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 4.4, Upgradeable to 6.0 Android 5.0, Upgradeable to 7.1
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.2 inches 5.2 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch) 1080x1920 pixels (~ 424 pixels per inch)
Display Features Triluminos, X-Reality, Shatter proof and scratch Resistant IPS LCD, Scratch Resistant glass, Oleophobic Coating, Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 2.3 GHz 2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 (Quad Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 + Quad Core 2 GHz Cortex-A57)
GPU Adreno 330 Adreno 430
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 20.7 MP 20.7 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (4K)
Other Camera Features 1/2.3'' Sensor Size, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization, HDR for both picture/film, Burst Mode, Object Tracking, Red-eye Reduction, Scene Recognition, Smile Shutter, Exmor RS, Superior Auto, Sweep Panorama 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 2.2 MP 5.1 MP
Secondary Camera Features Full HD Video Recording Full HD Video Recording, HDR
Internal Memory 16 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 64 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes Yes
Dual SIM
Thickness 8.2 mm 6.9 mm
Weight 158 gm 144 gm
Battery Capacity 3000 mAh 2930 mAh
Battery Standby 880 hrs 590 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime 19.00 hrs 17.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Other Battery Parameters Music Listening Time: 110 hrs, Video Playback Time: 400 hrs Music Playback Time: 91 hrs, Video Playback Time: 9.66 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Dust Proof; Water Resistant; Face Unlock; Gesture Input; STAMINA Mode; Screenshot Capturing; Throw; DLNA; NFC; Yes, via MHL; WiFi Direct; ANT+ Wireless Technology; Screen Mirroring; Smart Connect; Synchronization via Exchange ActiveSync; Xperia Link; Xperia Socialife; Miracast; Stereo Speakers; Noise Filtration; 3D and motion gaming; PlayStation Certified; SensMe and SensMe slideshow; Sony Entertainment Network; TV launcher; WALKMAN application; 3D surround sound; xLoud Experience; TrackID music recognition 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]
  • Beautiful, slick glass and metal design
  • Looks stunning and feels extremely luxurious to hold
  • Waterproof (even lets you take snaps underwater)
  • Glorious, top-of-the-line display - bright, with rich, vibrant colours, plenty of contrast and excellent viewing angles
  • Android interface with Sony customizations, gives a streamlined and polished user experience
  • Power packed performance backed by top-line hardware
  • Excellent gaming performance
  • Good, feature packed camera
  • Dedicated camera shutter button
  • Great music output
  • Decent battery life
  • Comes with free SmartBand for tracking fitness metrics
  • 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]
  • A bit bulky
  • Glass panels make it rather more susceptible to scratches from keys in your pocket (so buying a case is a good idea)
  • Average loudspeaker
  • 4K video recording feature is iffy and tends to heat up the phone
  • 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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