Sony on Monday announced its next generation of flagship smartphone, the Android 5.0 Lollipop powered Xperia Z4. Considering it debuted barely a half year after its predecessor we shouldn’t look for too many changes in the hardware. Indeed, that seems to be the case as this year’s model is a slightly evolved release.


We’ve put together a handy chart to show the key differences between the Sony Xperia Z3 and the Sony Xperia Z4.

Sony Xperia Z4 Sony Xperia Z3
Android 5.0 Lollipop Android 4.4 KitKat (upgraded to 5.0)
5.2-inch 1920 x 1080px Triluminos Display 5.2-inch 1920 x 1080px Triluminos Display
64-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 CPU 32-Bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 CPU
32GB internal storage 16GB internal storage
20.7-megapixel backside-illuminated Exmor RS 20.7-megapixel backside-illuminated Exmor RS
5.1-megapixel Exmor R front-facing camera 2.2-megapixel Exmor R front-facing camera
2930mAh battery 3100mAh battery
Bluetooth 4.1 Bluetooth 4.0
LTE Cat. 9 LTE Cat 4

There are a number of details that are identical between the two models including the color options, waterproof and dust rating, and NFC. There are, of course, very slight differences in the dimensions. The Xperia Z4 is a smidge thinner and, therefore, lighter.


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