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Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42) vs Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 II vs Sony Xperia Z3+ phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Z3+ XSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)27Points
Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
04PointsSony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)Compare Sony Xperia 1 II X
Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2930
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)27 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)vsXperia Z3+ (E6533)4 Advantages Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core41%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4
+256GB (230GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+643 PPI52%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs424 PPI
+6.5"25%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP76%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 20.7MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+1/1.7" inches35%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.3" inches
+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh37%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2930 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+144 grams (5.04 ounces)26%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7 millimeters (0.28 inches)13%
Thinner
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

25 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
Multitouch
+18 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
ModelXperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Other model namesソニーXperia 1 Mark II XQAT42 (256GB+12GB RAM) Dual-SIMSony Xperia Z3 Plus (Dual-sim), Sony Z3+ E6533
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
feature not registered
BrandSonySony
Release dateFebruary, 2020June, 2015
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7 millimeters (0.28 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)144 grams (5.04 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzQualcomm Adreno 430
RAM memory12GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI424 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 3, 28, 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
20.7 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5248x3936 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
RadioNot supportedFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB MHL-3
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple, Mirror Lake Green
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Copper, Aqua Green
- Oleophobic coating
- Sony Triluminos display
- S-Force Surround sound
- PS4 Remote Play
- WiFi Miracast, direct, hotspot
- Qi Wireless Charging (60% in 30min)
Power supplySony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2930 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registered30600 minutes | 510 hours | 21.3 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 II (XQ-AT42)Sony Xperia Z3+ (E6533)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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