83points

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)

73points

Sony Xperia XZ

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Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) vs Sony Xperia XZ

Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ
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Why is Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa) better than Sony Xperia XZ?

  • 4g lighter
    157gvs161g
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 0.4mm thinner
    7.7mmvs8.1mm
  • Wireless charging
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs2f
  • Has a dual-tone LED flash
  • Supports slow motion video recording
  • Supports ANT+

Why is Sony Xperia XZ better than Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)?

  • 1.92x more megapixels (main camera)
    23MPvs12MP
  • 2.6x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs5MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.6mm narrower
    72mmvs72.6mm
  • 4.9mm shorter
    146mmvs150.9mm
  • Has manual focus

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

3.weight

157g

161g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

7.7mm

8.1mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

72.6mm

72mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

150.9mm

146mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2560px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

534ppi

424ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

4.screen size

5.5"

5.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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.GPU clock speed

650MHz (Samsung Exynos 8890)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

4.CPU threads

8 (Samsung Exynos 8890)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

5.Has out-of-order execution
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Sony Xperia XZ

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 S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

23MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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.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

4.front camera megapixels

5MP

13MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

5.widest aperture

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

Vivo NEX 2

1.3 & 1.8 & 1.8f

6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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Sony Xperia XZ

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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 socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

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

Battery

1.battery power

3600mAh

2900mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

3.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

4.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S7 edge (Exynos 8890 Octa)
Sony Xperia XZ

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

3.Supports Java
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Sony Xperia XZ
4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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Sony Xperia XZ
5.Is free and open source
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Sony Xperia XZ

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
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Sony Xperia XZ

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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