Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Sony Xperia XZ1

2.68 in
5.86 in
Samsung Galaxy S8
vs
2.87 in
5.83 in
Sony Xperia XZ1

Full Comparison

Hardware

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Operating System
Android 7.0
Android 8.0
Cpu Speed
2.3 GHz
2.35 GHz
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (8895)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
GPU Model
ARM Mali-G71 MP20
Adreno 540
Ram memory
4GB
4GB

Display

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Touchscreen
yesYes
yesYes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
5.80 in
5.20 in
Resolution
1440, 2960
1080, 1920
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
IPS (TFT), LCD
Pixel Density
570 ppi
424 ppi

Camera

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Number of cameras
2
2
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
13 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12 Mpx
19 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.5"
1/2.3"
Highest video resolution
3840x2160 px
3840x2160 px
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
30 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
240 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1280, 720
Autofocus
yesYes
yesYes
Geo-tagging
yesYes
yesYes
LED Flash
yesYes
yesYes

Storage

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Internal storage
64GB
64GB
Memory card reader
yesYes
yesYes
Card Storage Max
256 GB
256 GB
Types of memory card supported
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Colour of product
Black, Blue, Gold, Grey, Pink, Purple, Silver, Turquoise
Black, Blue, Pink, Silver
Height
5.86 in
5.83 in
Width
2.68 in
2.87 in
Depth
0.31 in
0.29 in
Weight
0.34 lb
0.34 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
noNo
noNo
Water resistant
yesYes
yesYes

Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Accelerometer
yesYes
yesYes
Fingerprint
yesYes
yesYes
Gyroscope
yesYes
yesYes
Barometer
yesYes
yesYes

Navigation

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
GPS
yesYes
yesYes
A-GPS
yesYes
yesYes
BeiDou
yesYes
yesYes
GLONASS
yesYes
yesYes

Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
Bluetooth Version
5.0
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP
A2DP, A2DP, A2DP
Connector type
USB
USB
Headphone Connection
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
USB version
3.1 (Gen 2)
3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
Type of USB connector
USB-C
USB-C
Video output
DisplayPort over USB-C
noNo

Networks

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
3G UMTS
yesYes
yesYes
HSPA+
yesYes
yesYes
HSDPA speed
42 Mbps
42 Mbps
HSUPA speed
5.76 Mbps
5.76 Mbps
4G Speed (download/upload)
1000/150
1000/150
Streaming standards
Google Cast, Miracast
Google Cast, Miracast
Wireless networking standard
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Battery

Samsung Galaxy S8Samsung Galaxy S8Sony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1
Battery Capacity
3000 mAh
2700 mAh
Fast charging standard
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

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