94points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

75points

Sony Xperia XZ Premium

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835) better than Sony Xperia XZ Premium?

  • Wireless charging
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.4 & f/1.7vs2f
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • 2.2mm narrower
    74.8mmvs77mm
  • Supports two SIM cards
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has a heart rate monitor

Why is Sony Xperia XZ Premium better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)?

  • 12.64% faster CPU speed
    8 x 2.45GHzvs4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • 1.54x higher pixel density
    801ppivs521ppi
  • 1.95x higher resolution
    2160 x 3840pxvs1440 x 2960px
  • 1.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 0.7mm thinner
    7.9mmvs8.6mm
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 1.71x faster downloads
    1024MBits/svs600MBits/s

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Design

1.weight

195g

195g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.

3.thickness

8.6mm

7.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

74.8mm

77mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.height

162.5mm

156mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

521ppi

801ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

6.3"

5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2960px

2160 x 3840px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Damage resistant glass (such as Corning Gorilla Glass or Asahi Dragontrail Glass) is thin, lightweight, and can withstand high levels of force.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an IPS screen
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

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Performance

1.CPU speed

4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

8 x 2.45GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

6GB

4GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

4.internal storage

256GB

64GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

10nm

10nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

19MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.front camera megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

3.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

2160 x 30fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.

Best

Crosscall Trekker-X4

1080 x 120fps

5.widest aperture

f/2.4 & f/1.7

f/2

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

HTC U12+ 128GB

1.4 & 2.6f

6.Has a dual-tone LED flash
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

A dual-tone flash has LED lights with different color temperatures, delivering a better color balance to photos and videos.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Motorola Moto Z3

4

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

3230mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Blu Advance L4

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

5.has a battery level indicator
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Sony Xperia XZ Premium

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.

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Features

1.download speed

600MBits/s

1024MBits/s

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars (64GB / 6GB RAM)

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

NFC (near field communication) allows a device to perform simple wireless transactions.

3.Is DLNA certified
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)
Sony Xperia XZ Premium

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

5

5

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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