Google Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3

By | October 16, 2014
Nexus 6


Following bigger smartphone market Google has launched the very awaited Nexus 6 with bigger and better hardware compared to its previous device Nexus 5. But this time Nexus 6 might have to come across some difficulties whiling reaching to people as there are many device from different brand claims to offer bigger and better device.

Nexus 6

We are actually try to compare this Nexus 6 to almost every high end device to get the best out of it. In our site you can read comparison between Nexus 6 and Note 4. However we can’t go much deeper as the hands on are still to come. If you are interested towards the Nexus 6 then just wait for few more weeks. According to the Google at the launch event, the device will be available in stores after 7th Nov. Read the comparison between Nexus 6 and Xperia Z3.

Google Nexus 6 vs Sony Xperia Z3

xperia z3

Display

The Google Nexus 6 is also offering 5.96 inches QHD (1440 x 2560 pixels) display having pixel density of 493 ppi while the Xperia Z3 has a Full HD resolution, meaning the same 1920 x 1080 pixels (423ppi) as the earlier Z2 model.This time Nexus has really worked hard to bring so bright and vivid display allows you to work efficiently with sunlight. Video experience is also better. However Xperia Z3 also includes best of Sony Bravia display engine allows one to get crispy and real color experience.



Design

Nexus 6



In term of design, frankly speaking Nexus 6 looks more like recently launched 2nd generation Moto X. At the front panel, there isn’t any hardware key, in fact basic keys have been included with the display panel. While if you hold Xperia Z3 in your have, you will get premium feeling. Both the device comes with round side bezel but the Xperia Z3 is water and dust resistant while there isn’t any specs about the Nexus 6. The Sony Xperia Z3 will come in four colors at launch: black, white, copper brown and a silver/green shade while Nexus 6 will come in two different shades Midnight Blue, Cloud White.



Camera

It will be quick if we say anything about the camera that has been packed with the Nexus 6 unless we got hand on with it but as we have seen in recent Motorola devices, cameras are good. The Nexus 6 pack only a 13 MP as rear facing camera with Dual flash and 2 MP as front facing camera while Xperia Z3 houses a 20.1 MP camera and 3.7 MP as front facing shooter.

Memory

Here HTC has made devices in two variant based on on board memory 32 GB and 64 GB while Sony Xperia Z3 has offered 32 and 16 GB variant that can be expandable up to 128 GB more according to the need via micro SD card. Both Nexus 6 and Xperia Z3 packs 3 GB of RAM to support their processors for better performance and longer battery life.

Battery

Power management has become an important issue for every smartphone making company and that is the reason why they have started powerful battery to keep the device live longer. Both the device packs almost same battery, Nexus 6 packs 3200 mAh battery while Note has slightly lower which is 3100 mAh.

Google Nexus 6 specs

  • Display :  5.9 inch QHD display with 493 ppi
  • Processor : 2.7 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor
  • Operating System :  Android Lollipop 5.0
  • Memory :  3 GB of RAM
  • GPU : Adreno 420
  • In-Built Storage :  Available in 32 GB and 54 GB variant
  • External Storage :  Not available
  • Main Camera :  13 mega-pixel rear camera with dual LED flash
  • Secondary Camera :  2 mega-pixel
  • Battery :  3200 mAh
  • Connectivity :  Bluetooth 4.1, WI-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, 3G and 4G network support
  • Sensors : GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer
  • Dimensions(mm) : 82.98 x 159.26  x 10.06
  • Color :  Midnight Blue, Cloud White
  • Weight :  184 grams

Sony Xperia Z3 specs

  • Display :  5.2 inch Full HD display with 424 ppi
  • Processor : Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 Snapdragon 801 processor
  • Operating System :  Android OS, v4.4.4 (KitKat)
  • Memory :  3 GB of RAM
  • GPU : Adreno 330
  • In-Built Storage :  Available in 16 GB and 32 GB variant
  • External Storage :  Expandable up to 128 GB via micro SD card
  • Main Camera :  20.7 MP, 5248 х 3936 pixels, autofocus, LED flash,
  • Secondary Camera :  2.2 mega-pixel
  • Battery :  Non-removable Li-Ion 3100 mAh battery
  • Connectivity :  Bluetooth 4.1, WI-Fi, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC, 3G and 4G network support
  • Sensors : GPS, Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer, Ambient light sensor, Barometer
  • Dimensions(mm) : 146 x 72 x 7.3 mm
  • Color :  Black, White, Copper, Silver Green
  • Weight :  152 grams