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The Sony Xperia Z3+ has hit the stores in June 2015 while the Xiaomi Redmi 3s has been released in June 2016 and it costs $100. This is one of the cheapest Android phones that offer a fingerprint scanner, but before deciding to throw your money on it, check out the specs of its rival. Here’s a comparison between the two devices.

Designs

The Sony Xperia Z3+ measures 146x72x6.9mm and weights 144 grams. It was supposed to be named Xperia Z4, as it’s a direct successor to this flagship. It came with the same metal body with glass and aluminum trim, but compared to its predecessor, it was 8 grams lighter and 9.4mm thinner. The Xiaomi Redmi 3s is thicker, as it measures 139.3×69.6×8.5mm and weights 144 grams, but its body is made entirely of metal, it has slightly curved edges and the rear camera sits in the upper left corner. Somewhere lower, in the central top is located the fingerprint scanner.



Displays

The Sony Xperia Z3+ has an IPS LCD display of 5.2-inch that supports a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels at 428 ppi. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi 3s has a smaller IPS LCD display of 5-inch that supports a lower resolution of 1280×720 pixels at 294 ppi.

Processors, Graphics Cards & RAM

The Sony Xperia Z3+ features a Qualcomm MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A57 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.5GHz, an Adreno 430 graphics card and 3GB of RAM. The Xiaomi Redmi 3s has a weaker Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 chipset, a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.1GHz and a quad-core Cortex A53 CPU clocked at 1.4GHz, an Adreno 505 graphics card and 3GB of RAM.

Storages

The Sony Xperia Z3+ comes with an internal storage of 32GB, while the Xiaomi Redmi 3s has been released in two internal storage variants of 16GB and 32GB. Both devices feature a microSD card slot that supports cards up to 256GB for storage expansion.

Cameras

The Sony Xperia Z3+ sports a primary camera of 20.7MP that features LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, panorama, HDR, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5.1MP. On the other hand, the Xiaomi Redmi 3s has a weaker primary camera of 13MP that features LED flash, phase detection autofocus, geo-tagging, HDR, panorama, face detection, touch focus and a secondary camera of 5MP.

Batteries

Both devices are powered by non-removable batteries, but the Xperia Z3+ has a much smaller battery of 2930 mAh, while the Redmi 3s is kept alive for a longer time by the massive 4100 mAh battery.

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