93points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

41points

Sony Xperia M2

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Sony Xperia M2

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Sony Xperia M2?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • Is dustproof and water resistant
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Wireless charging
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sony Xperia M2 better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 47g lighter
    148gvs195g
  • Has a radio
  • 3.7mm narrower
    71.1mmvs74.8mm
  • 22.9mm shorter
    139.6mmvs162.5mm
  • 18.34% less body volume
    85.36cm³vs104.533cm³
  • Has out-of-order execution

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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

3.weight

195g

148g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8.6mm

8.6mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

74.8mm

71.1mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

162.5mm

139.6mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

540 x 960px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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

3.pixel density

521ppi

229ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

4.screen size

6.3"

4.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
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Sony Xperia M2

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 AMOLED display
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Sony Xperia M2

AMOLED displays, also known as active matrix OLED displays, offer higher refresh rates and consume less power than other types of displays.

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Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
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Sony Xperia M2

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

2.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8895)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8926)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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Sony Xperia M2

Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores in order to maximise performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximise battery life.

5.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

Out-of-order execution is used in CPUs to make use of instruction cycles that would normally be wasted due to delays.

6.Has AES
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP & 12MP

8MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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.

3.Has laser autofocus
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

For example

Huawei Mate 20 X

4.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

1080 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.front camera megapixels

8MP

0.3MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

6.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

A dual-lens camera captures two images and overlays them. This technology creates sharper images, especially in low light conditions, and allows you to use effects such as softening the background.

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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

For example

Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Sony Xperia M2

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

3.has a radio
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

4.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

2300mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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
Sony Xperia M2

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

4.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

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.

5.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

Offline voice recognition enables you to perform voice actions, like dictating texts or using various voice commands, without an internet connection.

3.Supports Java
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Sony Xperia M2
5.Is free and open source
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Sony Xperia M2

Anyone is free to use, copy, study, and change the software in any way, and the source code is openly shared so that people are encouraged to voluntarily improve the design of the software.

6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia M2

If an app has sharing capabilities and the developers have indicated it, the app will automatically appear in your list of sharing options. Some OS’s limit direct sharing options to a select few apps, which means you have to open apps separately in order to upload the files you want to share.

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