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Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact

Samsung announced Galaxy Alpha with metallic frame today at the price of rupees 13990 in India.Earlier this week Sony also launched Xperia Z3 with similar specification which could be the competitor for Galaxy we have decided to compare Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact to make easy for people to select the perfect phone of their choice.Before getting into the detailed discuss, let’s quickly make the comparison table of these two mobiles.

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact

Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact


Samsung Galaxy Alpha Vs Sony Xperia Z3 compact

SpecificationSamsung Galaxy AlphaSony Xperia Z3 Compact
Display4.7 inch HD Super AMOLED4.6 inch HD display
ProcessorExynos 5 Octa 54302.6 GHz quad core snapdragon 801
Camera12 MP rear and 2.1 MP front20.7 MP rear and 2.2 MP front
Memory32 GB internal(no SD card support)16 GB internal with SD card support
OSAndroid Kitkat 4.4.4Android Kitkat 4.4.4
Battery1860 mAh2600 mAh
Price39990 Indian Rupees42,290 Indian Rupees



Both these mobiles have similar size displays.Galaxy Alpha comes with 4.7 inch where Xperia Z3 compact has 4.6 inch display.They both have 720p HD display with 312 and 319 pixels respectively.

Winner: Tie

Processor and RAM:

The processor of Samsung Galaxy Alpha is Exynos 5 Octa 5430 processor(.8 GHz quad-core Cortex  + 1.3 GHz quad-core processor) and the Sony Xperia Z3 compact is powered by  2.6 GHz quad-core snapdragon 801 processor.Both these mobiles have same 2 GB of RAM.

Winner: Tie


When it comes to camera Xperia Z3 compact will be the clear winner I would say.Yes, Xperia Z3 compact has 20.7 Mp primary camera with LED flash and 2.2 MP front facing camera But Galaxy Alpha has only 12 MP rear camera with flash and 2.1 front camera.They both have capable of 4K video recording

Winner: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact

OS :

As per the OS of these two mobiles both have Android Kitkat 4.4.4 out of the box with their custom ROM.We also predict both these mobile would get Android L update.

Winner: Tie


Battery would be the great disadvantage of Samsung Galaxy Alpha as it has only 1860 mAh battery whereas Xperia Z3 compact has 2600 mAh battery built.

Winner: Sony Xperia Z3 Compact


The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact  is priced at Rupees 42,290 and it’s available for pre-booking at Flipkart.Samsung Galaxy Alpha is priced little lesser at Rupees 39990 in India.

Winner: Samsung Galaxy Alpha

Other features:

Galaxy Alpha has Fingerprint scanner and heart rate sensor similar to Galaxy S5 but Z3 compact don’t have any of these.They are IP68 certified for Dust and water proof.

Winner: Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Vijay Nelson Raj is the founder and Chief Editor of Gadget Gossips. Tech enthusiast| Cricket lover.Follow me on Facebook, Twitter
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