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Sony Xperia T3 Smartphone Review

Andre Reinhardt (translated by Liala Stieglitz), 09/19/2014

Stylish device with rough edges. Sony's Xperia T3 was launched in Germany under the name Sony Xperia T3 Style. It fuses a 5.3-inch screen with the known, appealing design and a swift chipset in a mid-range model. Some minor shortcomings prevent it from standing out decisively from the competition.

For the original German review, see here.

Sony's Xperia T3 Style is currently available for below 300 Euros (~$385). In particular, the looks of this mid-range device already make the impression of a flagship. The following report will reveal whether the hardware underlines this impression.

Sony's phone has a solid base with both the 5.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels and the CPU in the form of the tried Snapdragon 400 MSM8928-2 SoC. The rear-facing camera has a sufficient resolution of 8 megapixels unlike the front-facing unit that may disappoint selfie fans with 1.1 megapixels. The RAM has a capacity of 1 GB, and the graphics engine is the integrated Adreno 305 chipset. Sony's Xperia T3 Style even offers high-speed LTE. Sony is up-to-date in terms of operating system and installs the latest Android 4.4 KitKat version.

We opted for HTC's Desire 816 and the still very popular and affordable Motorola Moto G for comparison. HTC's Desire 816 is similar to Sony's Xperia T3 Style in height, screen size and SoC. Motorola's Moto G has a screen size of 4.5-inches, but it is in HD resolution and the device is also powered by a Snapdragon 400. Since a performance comparison with a different chipset is also interesting, we additionally compared Archos' 50c Oxygen with our review sample.

Case

The back provides a good grip
The back provides a good grip

Sony's Xperia T3 Style is comprised of metal and plastic. Plastic is clearly the prevailing material. The bezel with metal parts gives the smartphone a quality impression, and the plastic back looks rigid. The back has an almost velvety feel and provides a good grip. With a height of just 7.7 millimeters, the device is very slim. It is also relatively light with a weight of only 148 grams. The back, unfortunately, attracts fingerprints, and thus regular polishing will become routine for users who greatly value appearance.

The back cannot be removed either and thus prevents replacing the battery. We tested the black model, but the device is also available in white or purple for buyers who prefer these colors. The message LED that is integrated into the receiver is certainly a highlight. It lets the smartphone clearly stand out from its contenders. A feature which has proven itself in many of the manufacturer's devices is Sony's protruding power button.

Connectivity

In contrast to Sony's current Xperia Z2 flagship, the Xperia T3 does not have any protection against dust or water. However, the user will discover a dedicated camera button and a robust casing. The Snapdragon 400 chipset and the 5.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1280x720 pixels clearly show the mid-range orientation. The 1 GB of working memory and the 8 GB of internal storage fit to that. Only 4.9 GB is available for the user ex-factory. However, the storage capacity can be expanded via an SD card. It is also then possible to move apps to the memory card.

Sony integrates the most important radio standards in the forms of Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC, GPS, and LTE CAT4. However, some users will miss HDMI or MHL as cabled connections. For a device of this price range, the Xperia T3 also has a generously sized 2500 mAh battery just from a nominal value point of view.

The micro-USB port is on the left
The micro-USB port is on the left
The camera button, power button and volume rocker are on the right
The camera button, power button and volume rocker are on the right
The jack is positioned on the upper edge
The jack is positioned on the upper edge
Only a microphone is on the lower edge
Only a microphone is on the lower edge

Software

Sony preloads Android 4.4.2 KitKat on its Xperia Style. Thus, the user will find a very up-to-date software platform from Google. The manufacturer also includes many proprietary apps, such as the applications "Walkman" for listening to music, "Album" for the user's picture gallery, and "Movies" for watching videos. A PlayStation app is not installed, but there is Smart Connect that allows mapping specific actions when the phone connects to another device or peripherals. Sony installs its own UI for the Android operating system interface.

Communication & GPS

Although the Xperia T3 Style cannot offer the fast Wi-Fi standard 802.11 ac, the speed is decent. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n is available and should be enough for most tasks. The signal strength was always on a high level. Owing to high-speed LTE CAT4, the user can browse on mobile Internet with up to 150 Mbps. In fact, an LTE connection was almost always available in the E-Plus network in the city center.

The installed GPS module also supports the Russian GLONASS satellite navigation system. Like in other Android smartphones, it is possible to use Wi-Fi or mobile Internet for a faster and more efficient localization via A-GPS. Tracking functioned quite well on our bike tour using Sony's Xperia T3 Style and Garmin's Edge 500 navigation system. Both systems mostly coincided in distance and speed, but the smartphone was clearly inferior in altitude.

Furthermore, navigating in bad weather did not always function smoothly right away. The device was localized within a few seconds in better weather.

Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS total
Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS total
Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS bridge
Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS bridge
Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS woods
Sony Xperia T3 Style: GPS woods
Garmin Edge 500: GPS total
Garmin Edge 500: GPS total
Garmin Edge 500: GPS bridge
Garmin Edge 500: GPS bridge
Garmin Edge 500: GPS woods
Garmin Edge 500: GPS woods

Telephony & Speech Quality

Sony's Xperia Style fared quite well in the main exercise for a cellphone. A micro-SIM card is needed, and it is inserted underneath a flap. Our contact was loud and clear, and there was no problem the other way around either. We did not experience any network interruptions or noise during the test. The reception was always on a high standard.

Cameras & Multimedia

Sony's Xperia T3 features an 8-megapixel camera with Sony's Exmor RS sensor. However, too much should not be expected from the lens. The review sample does not reach the quality of smartphone contenders like Nokia's Lumia 1020 or that of a real camera, such as the Alpha 57. The pictures tend to overexpose and lack sharpness. Fine structures quickly look faded and relatively few details can be recognized even in good light. However, the color accuracy is satisfactory. The auto-focus could be a bit faster though it is quite accurate.

An LED flash beside the camera illuminates the surroundings quite effectively, but it affects the focus. However, color noise is low. Videos can be recorded in Full HD quality and are still acceptable even in weaker light. The frame rate remains consistent. Sony also treats its Xperia T3 to a 1.1-megapixel front-facing camera. Although it does not have auto-focus, selfies are taken in a good quality and it is also suitable for video calls.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the zoom step. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

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Accessories

An in-ear headset alongside a micro-USB cable and charger are found in the box. Sony covers the basics with these accessories. Optional accessories, such as the SmartBand SWR10 fitness wrist strap or Sony's SmartWatch 2, are also available. A vast selection of protection cases and covers for the Xperia T3 Style already exists.

Warranty

Sony includes a 24-month warranty period in some countries. Warranty upgrades are not offered.

Input Devices & Controls

Sony's Xperia T3 is exclusively used via its 5.3-inch touchscreen. It responds accurately and promptly without noticeable lags. The phone responds swiftly immediately after system start and loading the home screen elements, and it implements actions without delay. Sony does not install a physical menu button. Instead, it relies on the concept of virtual controls. Like the rest of the screen, they also respond quickly.

The volume rocker, power button and camera button are metal and feature good haptics. There were no problems in everyday use. The virtual keyboard can also be used with stroke gestures similar to swype, and it has a sufficient size. It is even more comfortable to use in landscape mode.

Keyboard: landscape mode
Keyboard: landscape mode
Keyboard: portrait mode
Keyboard: portrait mode

Display

The 5.3-inch screen has a resolution of 1280x720 pixels. The Full HD standard is common for this screen size, but it is not noticed adversely here. Unlike its competitors, Sony still does not use IPS or AMOLED. Instead, Sony installs its Triluminos LCD screen. The colors look very brilliant owing to the Mobile Bravia Engine 2. In particular, the screen brightness of Sony's phone is exciting. The maximum brightness in the screen's center is 521 cd/m². The Desire 816 can only oppose that with 431 cd/m², the Moto G with 441 cd/m², and the Archos 50c comes in last with 426 cd/m² in the screen's center.

Grayscale
Grayscale
Saturation
Saturation
Color management
Color management
Color accuracy
Color accuracy
486
cd/m²
532
cd/m²
522
cd/m²
477
cd/m²
521
cd/m²
516
cd/m²
472
cd/m²
498
cd/m²
508
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 532 cd/m² Average: 503.6 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 89 %
Center on Battery: 521 cd/m²
Contrast: 677:1 (Black: 0.77 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 5.73 | - Ø
ΔE Greyscale 6.83 | - Ø
Gamma: 3.46

The phone cannot offer a deep black for technical reasons. Nevertheless, the black level of 0.77 cd/m² is quite low. However, HTC's Desire 816 achieves a better black level of 0.55 cd/m². Motorola's Moto G even has an edge on that with a black level of 0.54 cd/m². The screen in Archos' 50c Oxygen proves that worse is possible - the manufacturer still has room for improvement with a rate of 1.02 cd/m².

Reflections are clearly visible in outdoor use. However, content remains easily readable when the smartphone is not tilted strongly toward direct sunlight, though problems could occur in very bright light. The screen in the Xperia T3 can be used even in acute angles without massive quality losses.

The screen remains quite readable in moderate sunlight
The screen remains quite readable in moderate sunlight
However, problems occur in direct sunlight
However, problems occur in direct sunlight
Content can usually still be recognized even from slanted angles
Content can usually still be recognized even from slanted angles

Performance

The quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928-2 SoC clocks with 1.4 GHz and uses the integrated Adreno 305 as the graphics accelerator. The working memory has a capacity of 1 GB of RAM. This tried hardware basis was noticed favorably in the performance tests.

Sony's Xperia T3 Style looks impressive in the synthetic benchmarks compared with the HTC Desire 816 and Motorola Moto G rivals. The octa-core MT6592 from MediaTek in the Archos 50c Oxygen has an advantage owing to its eight cores in 3DMark despite its relatively old architecture. The Xperia Style is on par with its contenders in the GFX Bench 3.0.

Geekbench 3
32 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
1345 Points ∼8%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
1169 Points ∼7% -13%
HTC Desire 816
1109 Points ∼7% -18%
32 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
401 Points ∼9%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
341 Points ∼7% -15%
HTC Desire 816
338 Points ∼7% -16%
Linpack Android / IOS
Multi Thread (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
249.877 MFLOPS ∼8%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
225.792 MFLOPS ∼8% -10%
Archos 50c Oxygen
260.29 MFLOPS ∼9% +4%
HTC Desire 816
150.059 MFLOPS ∼5% -40%
Single Thread (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
97.708 MFLOPS ∼10%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
88.432 MFLOPS ∼9% -9%
Archos 50c Oxygen
145.04 MFLOPS ∼14% +48%
HTC Desire 816
67.936 MFLOPS ∼7% -30%
Epic Citadel - High Quality (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
57.9 fps ∼95%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
56.7 fps ∼93% -2%
Archos 50c Oxygen
56.8 fps ∼93% -2%
HTC Desire 816
56.8 fps ∼93% -2%
3DMark (2013) - 1920x1080 Ice Storm Extreme Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
2910 Points ∼2%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
2771 Points ∼2% -5%
Archos 50c Oxygen
4878 Points ∼3% +68%
HTC Desire 816
2866 Points ∼2% -2%
AndEBench
Java (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
392 Iter./s ∼12%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
338 Iter./s ∼10% -14%
HTC Desire 816
290 Iter./s ∼9% -26%
Native (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
7640 Iter./s ∼25%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
6412 Iter./s ∼21% -16%
HTC Desire 816
5540 Iter./s ∼18% -27%

Legend

 
Sony Xperia T3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD
 
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD
 
Archos 50c Oxygen Mediatek MT6592, ARM Mali-450 MP4, 8 GB SSD
 
HTC Desire 816 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD

Browsing on the Internet with Sony's Xperia T3 Style is quite swift even if the synthetic benchmarks do not really reflect that. However, Motorola's Moto G outpaces it though. No losses were noticed when browsing via Wi-Fi or via the mobile network in routine use.

Octane V2 - Total Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3 (Chrome 34)
2242 Points ∼5%
Archos 50c Oxygen (Chrome 36.0.1985.128)
2793 Points ∼6% +25%
HTC Desire 816
1894 Points ∼4% -16%
Sunspider - 1.0 Total Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3 (Chrome 34)
1333 ms * ∼33%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
1413.8 ms * ∼35% -6%
Archos 50c Oxygen (Chrome 36.0.1985.128)
1046.4 ms * ∼26% +22%
HTC Desire 816 (1.0.2)
1475.8 ms * ∼37% -11%
Peacekeeper - --- (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3 (Chrome 34)
595 Points ∼10%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
488 Points ∼8% -18%
Archos 50c Oxygen (Chrome 36.0.1985.128)
796 Points ∼13% +34%
HTC Desire 816
583 Points ∼9% -2%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3 (Chrome 34)
14507 ms * ∼24%
Archos 50c Oxygen (Chrome 36.0.1985.128)
13236.1 ms * ∼22% +9%
HTC Desire 816
15967.8 ms * ∼27% -10%

* ... smaller is better

The relatively slow storage of HTC's Desire 816 is noticed in AndroBench 3. Archos' 50c Oxygen is markedly faster, and Motorola's Moto G has the lead on the Xperia T3 Style's contenders. The swift read access of Sony's phone is particularly impressive.

AndroBench 3
Random Write 4KB (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
0.62 MB/s ∼1%
HTC Desire 816
0.78 MB/s ∼2% +26%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
2.52 MB/s ∼5% +306%
Archos 50c Oxygen
0.56 MB/s ∼1% -10%
Random Read 4KB (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
14.18 MB/s ∼10%
HTC Desire 816
8.65 MB/s ∼6% -39%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
13.61 MB/s ∼10% -4%
Archos 50c Oxygen
12.17 MB/s ∼9% -14%
Sequential Write 256KB (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
11.26 MB/s ∼7%
HTC Desire 816
8.79 MB/s ∼6% -22%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
12.54 MB/s ∼8% +11%
Archos 50c Oxygen
16.59 MB/s ∼10% +47%
Sequential Read 256KB (sort by value)
Sony Xperia T3
123.71 MB/s ∼25%
HTC Desire 816
57.73 MB/s ∼12% -53%
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032
103.28 MB/s ∼21% -17%
Archos 50c Oxygen
83.03 MB/s ∼17% -33%

Legend

 
Sony Xperia T3 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD
 
HTC Desire 816 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD
 
Motorola Moto G 1. Gen XT1032 Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8226, Qualcomm Adreno 305, 8 GB SSD
 
Archos 50c Oxygen Mediatek MT6592, ARM Mali-450 MP4, 8 GB SSD

Games

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 SoC in conjunction with a 1 GB working memory provided a good gaming performance. We used the games Dead Trigger 2 and Ridge Racer Slipstream to test the 3D performance. The games always ran smoothly and in a good visual quality. Even 2D games like Angry Birds Star Wars II were no problem for the smartphone.

Emissions

Temperature

We recorded a maximum of 46 °C with our infrared thermometer on the back of Sony's Xperia T3 Style. That already feels warm, but this temperature is only reached under permanent full load. The power supply exhibited a similar temperature, but it is not yet critical. The temperatures were always within a very moderate range during normal use. Sony's smartphone never went beyond lukewarm.

Max. Load
 30.5 °C34.7 °C43.7 °C 
 31.5 °C34.1 °C43.3 °C 
 32.1 °C34.1 °C43.6 °C 
Maximum: 43.7 °C
Average: 36.4 °C
44.5 °C33.5 °C33.5 °C
46 °C34 °C34.6 °C
42 °C33.3 °C34.1 °C
Maximum: 46 °C
Average: 37.3 °C
Power Supply (max.)  44.6 °C | Room Temperature 23 °C | Voltcraft IR-360

Speakers

Sony only installs a mono speaker in its Xperia T3 Style. The sound quality is nevertheless satisfactory. Although the trebles are not outstanding and there is no bass, the smartphone does not exhibit any major flaws. Only the switch from the second last to the last volume level was a bit too brutal. The phone should be put on its screen when listening to music because the speaker is in the lower back.

Energy Management

Power Consumption

Sony integrates a 2500 mAh battery that cannot be removed. The Xperia T3 is fairly modest when idling and consumes a maximum of only 1.8 watts. However, the smartphone's power consumption, unfortunately, increases to quite an extent in load with up to 4.9 watts. HTC's Desire 816 has a slightly larger, 5.5-inch screen but is considerably more frugal with a maximum of 3.5 watts during load. This is also noticed in the battery runtime of Sony's device.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0 / 0.1 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 0.5 / 1.2 / 1.9 Watt
Load midlight 3.7 / 4.9 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Voltcraft VC 940

Battery Runtime

We recorded an idle runtime of 19 hours and 29 minutes using minimum brightness. The energy-saving mode was enabled, and all radio modules except for Wi-Fi were disabled. That is almost 6 hours less than the runtime of Motorola's Moto G and HTC's Desire 816. The Xperia T3 Style, unfortunately, did not last longer than 1 hour 58 minutes during load (maximum brightness, all radio modules on). The described power consumption takes its toll here. Motorola's Moto G lasts twice as long here, and HTC's Desire 816 even longer. The battery of the Xperia T3 Style was drained after 10 hours and 34 minutes in the browsing test. That is just below the runtime of HTC's Desire 816, but considerably shorter than that of Motorola's Moto G.

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
19h 29min
WiFi Surfing
10h 34min
Load (maximum brightness)
1h 58min

Verdict

Stylish? Yes. Perfect? No. Sony's Xperia T3 Style
Stylish? Yes. Perfect? No. Sony's Xperia T3 Style

There are several points that make Sony's Xperia T3 Style appealing. Firstly, we very much liked the screen with its exemplary brightness. Then, the smartphone scored with its build, including the metal bezel. The operating speed and gaming performance also proved good, and the message LED in the receiver is a stylish design feature. The swift Internet speed also has to be highlighted, and the speed of the internal storage is fast.

However, the Xperia T3 Style also has its shortcomings. The biggest one is found in battery runtime. The relatively high power consumption during high load drains the smartphone faster than contenders based on the same chipset. Furthermore, Sony's 8-megapixel camera was not completely convincing. The pictures were sometimes too blurry, and the auto-focus needed quite some time. Lastly, we have to reproach the installed speaker a bit. A better speaker would have added value to the smartphone.

Despite that, it can be said that Sony's Xperia T3 Style is a well-conceived smartphone. Perhaps Sony will be able to increase the battery runtime with a software update. However, buyers who are not deterred by this or the middling camera will get a well-built smartphone with a stylish design and good operating speed.

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Specifications

Sony Xperia T3
Processor
Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8928 1.4 GHz
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
5.3 inch 16:9, 1280x720 pixel, capacitive, multi-touch, TFT LCD, glossy: yes
Storage
8 GB SSD, 8 GB 
, 4.9 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSD (max. 32 GB), 1 Fingerprint Reader
Networking
802.11a/b/g/n (a/b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, quad-band GSM, quad-band 3G, LTE CAT4
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.7 x 151 x 77 ( = 0.3 x 5.94 x 3.03 in)
Battery
Lithium-Ion, 2500 mAh, Battery runtime (according to manufacturer): 11.5 h, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 12 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 14.5 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 639 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 688 h
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera
Webcam: 8 megapixels, 1.1 megapixels
Additional features
Speakers: mono, Keyboard: touchscreen, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
148 g ( = 5.22 oz / 0.33 pounds), Power Supply: 35 g ( = 1.23 oz / 0.08 pounds)
Price
300 Euro

 

The screen's high brightness is exciting.
The screen's high brightness is exciting.
The metal power button is a trademark of the Xperia line.
The metal power button is a trademark of the Xperia line.
Pictures are shot quickly owing to the dedicated button.
Pictures are shot quickly owing to the dedicated button.
The message LED is integrated into the receiver.
The message LED is integrated into the receiver.
The back provides a good grip,...
The back provides a good grip,...
...but the casing is not waterproof.
...but the casing is not waterproof.
The well-known Sony logo under the receiver.
The well-known Sony logo under the receiver.
The front-facing camera has a resolution of 1.1 megapixels.
The front-facing camera has a resolution of 1.1 megapixels.
The primary camera on the back has 8 megapixels.
The primary camera on the back has 8 megapixels.
The 5.3-inch screen made the Xperia T3 Style a bit unhandy.
The 5.3-inch screen made the Xperia T3 Style a bit unhandy.
The lock screen.
The lock screen.
The home screen using Sony's interface.
The home screen using Sony's interface.
Energy options can also be set.
Energy options can also be set.
Various designs are available for the desktop.
Various designs are available for the desktop.

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Pro

+Very bright screen
+Good gaming performance
+Swift internal storage
+Quality casing
+Micro-SD memory card slot
+Wireless module supports LTE
+Android 4.4 KitKat
+Dedicated camera button
 

Cons

-High battery consumption
-No dust or water protection
-Only middling camera
-Non-removable battery

Shortcut

What we like

The quality build is very compelling, and the Snapdragon 400 chipset operates swiftly.

What we'd like to see

Unfortunately, the dust and water protection was not integrated into Sony's Xperia T3 Style.

What surprises us

The screen offers good colors and a particularly high brightness.

The competition

HTC Desire 816

Archos 50c Oxygen

Motorola Moto G

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo

Nokia Lumia 1320

Rating

Sony Xperia T3 - 09/15/2014 v4(old)
Andre Reinhardt

Chassis
82%
Keyboard
69 / 75 → 92%
Pointing Device
91%
Connectivity
43 / 61 → 70%
Weight
92%
Battery
90%
Display
82%
Games Performance
54 / 57 → 95%
Application Performance
32 / 65 → 49%
Temperature
84%
Noise
100%
Audio
61 / 91 → 67%
Camera
69%
Average
73%
83%
Smartphone - Weighted Average
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