Compare HTC One M8 vs. Sony Xperia Z3: Price, Specs, Pros and Cons Comparison for Two Powerful Smartphones
The difference if we compare HTC One M8 and the Sony Xperia Z3 are two powerful smartphones that are set to get updates this year, meaning prices will certainly be decreased as well.
The HTC One M8 is a 5-inch smartphone with a screen displaying 1080 x 1920 pixels. The Sony Xperia Z3 is a 5.2 inch smartphone with a screen displaying 1080 x 1920 pixels. Both smartphones run the Android operating system.
The two smartphones are very similar, but there are some differences in dimensions and weight. The HTC One M8 measures in at 146.36 x 70.60 x 9.35mm. The Sony Xperia Z3 measures in at 146.50 x 72.00 x 7.30mm. The weights of the two devices are very close with the HTC One M8 weighing in at 160g and the Sony Xperia Z3 weighing in at 152g.
Both devices use the 2.5 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor. The only big difference is that the Sony Xperia Z3 comes with 3 GB of RAM while the HTC One M8 only comes with 2 GB.
The entry-level devices will come with 16 GB of internal storage. They both can be expanded up to 128 GB by inserting a microSD card.
Looking at non-removable batteries in the two devices, the HTC One M8 has a smaller battery than the Sony Xperia Z3. Even though the battery is smaller in the HTC One M8, the battery life is six hours longer on the HTC One M8. The Sony Xperia Z3 has a 3,100 mAh battery that is capable of providing up to 14 hours of 3G talktime. The HTC One M8 has a 2,600 mAh battery that is capable of providing up to 20 hours of 3G talktime.
The cameras in the two devices differ as well. The Sony Xperia Z3 offers a standard, yet very powerful 20.7 megapixel camera. The HTC One M8 uses a 4-ultrapixel camera. The ultrapixel camera is capable of taking better low-light pictures than standard cameras. An advantage to the Xperia Z3 is that it is capable of shooting video in 4K.
While the HTC One M8 might beat the Sony Xperia Z3 by offering a better quality display, the Xperia Z3 offers slightly faster processing speeds and more RAM. The Xperia Z3’s powerful camera that is capable of shooting video in 4K also give it the advantage over the HTC One M8.