93points

Samsung Galaxy Note 8

60points

Sony Xperia X Performance

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs Sony Xperia X Performance

Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

Why is Samsung Galaxy Note 8 better than Sony Xperia X Performance?

  • Has branded damage resistant glass
  • 0.1mm thinner
    8.6mmvs8.7mm
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Wireless charging
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/2.4 & f/1.7vs2f
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
  • 4nm smaller semiconductor size
    10nmvs14nm

Why is Sony Xperia X Performance better than Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

  • 1.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • 30g lighter
    165gvs195g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a radio
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 4.4mm narrower
    70.4mmvs74.8mm
  • 18.8mm shorter
    143.7mmvs162.5mm

Top specs and features

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Design

1.weight

195g

165g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

2.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

3.thickness

8.6mm

8.7mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.width

74.8mm

70.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

5.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

6.height

162.5mm

143.7mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.pixel density

521ppi

441ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

2.screen size

6.3"

5"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

3.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

4.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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 2.3GHz & 4 x 1.7GHz (Samsung Exynos 8895)

4 x 2.2GHz

Best

Meizu Pro 7 Plus 64GB

10 x 2.6GHz

2.RAM

6GB

3GB

Best

ZTE Nubia Red Magic Mars

10GB

3.has an external memory slot
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

32GB

Best

Smartisan Nut R1

1024GB

5.semiconductor size

10nm

14nm (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7nm

6.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

23MP

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

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.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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

It works as an FM radio with included headsets

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

5.has dedicated media keys
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3300mAh

2620mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

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

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 X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

6.Supports fast charging
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

300MBits/s

Best

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

1200MBits/s

2.has NFC
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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

3.Is DLNA certified
Samsung Galaxy Note 8
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

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
Sony Xperia X Performance

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Bluetooth version

5

4.2

Best

Samsung Galaxy S8 Active

5.1

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