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Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9493) vs Google Pixel 3 (128GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Google Pixel 3 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Google Pixel 3 XSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)11Points
Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
08PointsGoogle Pixel 3 (128GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZ3 X
Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
5.5"
POLED

1080x2160

12.2
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2915
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)

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 XZ3 (H9493)11 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)vsPixel 3 (128GB)8 Advantages Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core7%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.5Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1440x2880 pixels78%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2160 pixels
+537 PPI22%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs439 PPI
+6"9%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(back) 19.2MP57%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 12.2MP
+1/2.3" inches11%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps17%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+3300 mAh13%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2915 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
64GB (50GB available)vs+128GB (114GB available)128%
More internal storage for applications and files
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+148 grams (5.18 ounces)30%
Lighter
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)25%
Thinner
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(dual front camera) 8MP + 8MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer

35 Common items in both devices
4GB LPDDR4 / 4GB LPDDR4X
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
P-OLED
16 million
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
ModelXperia XZ3 (H9493)Pixel 3 (128GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ3 4GB RAM H9493, Sony AkatsukiGoogle Pixel 3 G013A, HTC Blueline
Country or region available(Global, International)USA
(Global, International), USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyGoogle
Release dateOctober, 2018October, 2018
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 158 millimeters (2.87 x 6.22 in)68.2 x 145.6 millimeters (2.69 x 5.73 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)148 grams (5.18 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.5Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.6Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory4GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)128GB (114GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Display typeP-OLEDP-OLED
Screen size6" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x2160 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI439 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR8
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/200 Mbps1024/75 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat16 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels12.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels(dual front camera)
8 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.219mm
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
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 (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Green, Red
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Power delivery
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Clearly White, Just Black, Not Pink
- Always-on display
- 100% DCI-P3 coverage screen
- 1080p@120fps slow motion
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh2915 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ3 (H9493)Google Pixel 3 (128GB)
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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