84points

Samsung Galaxy S8

79points

Sony Xperia XZ1

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124 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Sony Xperia XZ1

Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
84
points
79
points

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Sony Xperia XZ1?

  • 4g lighter
    151gvs155g
  • Wireless charging
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.7 vs2f
  • 5.3mm narrower
    68.1mmvs73.4mm
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has an AMOLED display
  • Has a heart rate monitor
  • Shoots raw

Why is Sony Xperia XZ1 better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 1.58x more megapixels (main camera)
    19MPvs12MP
  • 1.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 0.6mm thinner
    7.4mmvs8mm
  • Has an IPS screen
  • 0.9mm shorter
    148mmvs148.9mm
  • 0.9% less body volume
    80.39cm³vs81.12072cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.Is dustproof and water resistant
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

2.Weather sealed
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

3.thickness

8mm

7.4mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

4.weight

151g

155g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

5.width

68.1mm

73.4mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

148.9mm

148mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

1080 x 1920px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

568ppi

424ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

3.has branded damage resistant glass
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

5.8"

5.2"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

5. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 (64GB / 4GB RAM)

6

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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.

Performance

1.Has integrated LTE
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

624MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

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

Best

Infinix Zero 5 Pro

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

Best

Umidigi One Max

3200MHz

4.Has integrated graphics
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

5.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro 16GB

8

6.Has out-of-order execution
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

19MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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.front camera megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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/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.pixel size

1.4µm

1.22µm

The pixel size measures the length of the individual photodetectors (pixels) in the image sensor. Larger pixels can capture more light, providing better image quality and improved low-light performance.

Best

Vivo Y95

2.2 & 2.4µm

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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 S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

4.Has a radio
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

2700mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.has a removable battery
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

For example

Nokia 130 (2017) Dual SIM

3.wireless charging
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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

4.has a battery level indicator
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

5.has a rechargeable battery
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
2.Has offline voice recognition
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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 S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
4.Is free and open source
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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.

5.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
6.Has sharing intents
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1

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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