Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Full Comparison

Hardware

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Operating System
Android 8.0
Android 8.0
CPU Cores
Octa Core
Octa Core
CPU Model
Samsung Exynos 9 Octa (9810)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
GPU
yesyes
yesyes
GPU Model
ARM Mali-G72 MP18
Adreno 630
Ram memory
6GB
6GB

Display

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Touchscreen
yesyes
yesyes
Colors
16M
16M
Screen size
6.20 in
5.80 in
Resolution
1440, 2960
2160, 3840
Technology
OLED (AMOLED)
LCD
Pixel Density
529 ppi
760 ppi
Dual screen support
nono
nono
Scratch resistant display
yesyes
yesyes
HDR
yesyes
yesyes

Camera

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Number of cameras
3
3
Front Resolution
8 Mpx
13 Mpx
Primary rear resolution
12 Mpx
19 Mpx
Primary rear sensor size
1/2.55"
1/2.3"
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
Highest video resolution
3840x2160 px
3840, 2160
Maximum FPS at the highest resolution
60 fps
30 fps
Maximum FPS (regardless of res.)
960 fps
960 fps
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1280, 720
1920, 1080
Autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
LED Flash
yesyes
yesyes
Optical image stabilization
yesyes
yesyes
Touch Focus
yesyes
yesyes

Storage

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Memory card reader
yesyes
yesyes
Card Storage Max
400GB
400GB
Types of memory card supported
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Dimensions

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Colour of product
Black, Blue, Grey, Purple
Black, Silver
Material
Aluminium, Glass
Aluminium, Glass
Height
6.22 in
6.22 in
Width
2.91 in
3.15 in
Depth
0.33 in
0.47 in
Weight
0.42 lb
0.52 lb
Physical keyboard/numpad
nono
nono
Water resistant
yesyes
yesyes
Shock resistant
nono
nono

Sensors

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Accelerometer
yesyes
yesyes
Fingerprint
yesyes
yesyes
Gyroscope
yesyes
yesyes
Barometer
yesyes
yesyes

Other features

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Built-in stereo speakers
yesyes
yesyes

Navigation

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Built-in navigation system
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
yesyes
yesyes
A-GPS
yesyes
yesyes
BeiDou
yesyes
yesyes
Galileo
yesyes
yesyes
GLONASS
yesyes
yesyes

Connectivity

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Dual sim support
yesyes
yesyes
Sim Card Size
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM
DLNA certified
nono
yesyes
Bluetooth
yesyes
yesyes
Bluetooth Version
5.0
5.0
Bluetooth profile
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP
A2DP, AVRCP, GAP, GAVDP, HFP, HSP, OPP, PBAP, SPP
Bluetooth codec
aptX, SBC
aptX
NFC
yesyes
yesyes
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
USB On-The-Go (OTG)
yesyes
yesyes

Networks

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2G GSM
yesyes
yesyes
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)
1200/200
1200/200
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
yesyes
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

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Exchangeable battery
nono
nono
Battery Capacity
3500 mAh
3540 mAh
Supports fast charging
yesyes
yesyes
Fast charging standard
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Supports wireless charging
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless charging standard
PMA, QI
QI

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