86points
88points

Samsung Galaxy S8

79points
82points

Sony Xperia XZ1

Samsung Galaxy S8
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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137 facts in comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Sony Xperia XZ1

Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ1
86
points
Samsung Galaxy S8
79
points
Sony Xperia XZ1

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Sony Xperia XZ1?

  • 11.11% more battery power
    3000mAhvs2700mAh
  • 33.96% higher pixel density
    568ppivs424ppi
  • 2.06x higher resolution
    ?

    1440 x 2960pxvs1080 x 1920px
  • 11.54% bigger screen size
    ?

    5.8"vs5.2"
  • 15% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    ?

    f/1.70 vs2f
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 4g lighter
    151gvs155g
  • Supports ANT+
    ?

Why is Sony Xperia XZ1 better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 8.75% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzvs4 x 2.3 & 4 x 1.7GHz
  • 1.58x more megapixels (main camera)
    19MPvs12MP
  • 1.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2.4% faster downloads
    1024MBits/svs1000MBits/s
  • 0.6mm thinner
    7.4mmvs8mm
  • Has an IPS screen
    ?

Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8

Buy used:

$189.99

ProductStorePrice
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Veriz...Samsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Verizon and GSM Factory Unlocked 4G LTE (Renewed)
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$256.10
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight...Samsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$230.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB...Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB - International Version/No Warranty (GSM Only, No CDMA) (Midnight Black)
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$449.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phon...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phone - US Version (Coral Blue)
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$419.95
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GSM U.S. Version Phone - w/ 12MP Camera - Orchid Gray (Renewed)
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$229.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked Smartphone - US Version (Midnight Black) - US Warranty - [SM-G950UZKAXAA]
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$369.90
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon +...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon + GSM Unlocked Android Smartphone, Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$253.75
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GSM Unlocked - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$215.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unl...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unlocked Smartphone - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$225.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S8 G950F G950U NFC Global...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950F G950U NFC Global Version Original LTE GSM Mobile Phone Octa Core 5.8" 12MP RAM 4GB ROM 64GB Exynos
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$265.94

Sony Xperia XZ1

ProductStorePrice
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 64GB Worldwide GSM Unloc...Sony Xperia XZ1 64GB Worldwide GSM Unlocked 4G LTE Smartphone w/ 19MP Camera, Fingerprint Sensor, Octa-Core CPU - Black
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$299.99
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Moonlit Blue,...Sony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Moonlit Blue, Dual Sim, 5.2", GSM Unlocked International Model
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$987.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 GSM Unlocked Smartphone ...Sony Xperia XZ1 GSM Unlocked Smartphone w/ 19MP Camera, Black
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$379.98
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 Factory Unlocked Phone -...Sony Xperia XZ1 Factory Unlocked Phone - 5.2" Full HD HDR Display - 64GB - Venus Pink (U.S. Warranty)
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$269.99
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Black, Dual S...Sony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Black, Dual Sim, 5.2", GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty
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$987.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 Factory Unlocked Phone -...Sony Xperia XZ1 Factory Unlocked Phone - 5.2" Full HD HDR Display - 64GB - Warm Silver (U.S. Warranty)
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$299.99
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Pink, Dual Si...Sony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Pink, Dual Sim, 5.2", GSM Unlocked International Model, No Warranty
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$390.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 G8341 smartphone 13.2 cm...Sony Xperia XZ1 G8341 smartphone 13.2 cm (5.2 inch) triluminous display (19MP camera, 64GB memory, Android) - Silver - International Version
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$319.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 walmartSony 1311-5860
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$398.23

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Design

1.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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3.weight
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4.thickness
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Display

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

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2160 x 4320px

1440 x 2960px

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2.pixel density
?

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568ppi

424ppi

3.has branded damage-resistant glass
?

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

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4.screen size
?

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5. newer Gorilla Glass version
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6.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image. Show more

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Performance

1.GPU clock speed
?

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

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2.RAM speed
?

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

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4266MHz

3.Has integrated LTE
?

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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4.CPU speed
?

Best

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

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5.Uses HMP
?

Heterogeneous Multi-Processing (HMP) is a more advanced version of big.LITTLE technology. In this setup, a processor can utilize all cores at the same time, or just a single core for low-intensity tasks. This can provide powerful performance or increased battery life respectively.

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6.CPU threads
?

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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Cameras

1.megapixels (main camera)
?

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2.megapixels (front camera)
?

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3.has built-in optical image stabilization
?

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. Show more

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4.pixel size (main camera)
?

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.

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5.video recording (main camera)
?

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. Show more

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6.wide aperture (main camera)
?

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. Show more

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f/2.00

Audio

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

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2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

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3.number of microphones
?

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4.Has a radio
?

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5.Has dedicated media keys
?

Phones with physical keyboards have dedicated media keys, such as: play, stop, next, previous, volume up/down, etc.

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Battery

1.battery power
?

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3000mAh

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2.Supports fast charging
?

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3.has wireless charging
?

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

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4.has a removable battery
?

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

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5.Has an ultra power-saving mode
?

The ultra power-saving mode, also called low power mode, is an effective way to extend the battery life of the device. Usually, it involves limiting screen brightness and contrast, disabling location services, restricting connectivity, and turning off nonessential apps. Show more

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6.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
Samsung Galaxy S8 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
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2.Supports Java
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3.Has offline voice recognition
?

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

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4.Is free and open source
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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.

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5.download speed
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6.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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Price comparison

Samsung Galaxy S8

Buy used:

$189.99

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Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Veriz...Samsung Galaxy S8 Orchid Gray 64GB Verizon and GSM Factory Unlocked 4G LTE (Renewed)
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$256.10
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight...Samsung Galaxy S8 - Unlocked - Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$230.00
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB...Samsung Galaxy S8 SM-G950F Unlocked 64GB - International Version/No Warranty (GSM Only, No CDMA) (Midnight Black)
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$449.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phon...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB GSM Unlocked Phone - US Version (Coral Blue)
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$419.95
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB Unlocked GSM U.S. Version Phone - w/ 12MP Camera - Orchid Gray (Renewed)
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$229.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked ...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Factory Unlocked Smartphone - US Version (Midnight Black) - US Warranty - [SM-G950UZKAXAA]
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$369.90
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon +...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950U 64GB - Verizon + GSM Unlocked Android Smartphone, Midnight Black (Renewed)
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$253.75
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GS...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB G950U T-Mobile GSM Unlocked - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$215.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 AmazonSamsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unl...Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Phone - 5.8in Unlocked Smartphone - Arctic Silver (Renewed)
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$225.99
Samsung Galaxy S8 aliexpressSamsung Galaxy S8 G950F G950U NFC Global...Samsung Galaxy S8 G950F G950U NFC Global Version Original LTE GSM Mobile Phone Octa Core 5.8" 12MP RAM 4GB ROM 64GB Exynos
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$265.94

Sony Xperia XZ1

ProductStorePrice
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 64GB Worldwide GSM Unloc...Sony Xperia XZ1 64GB Worldwide GSM Unlocked 4G LTE Smartphone w/ 19MP Camera, Fingerprint Sensor, Octa-Core CPU - Black
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$299.99
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Moonlit Blue,...Sony Xperia XZ1 G8342 64GB Moonlit Blue, Dual Sim, 5.2", GSM Unlocked International Model
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$987.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 AmazonSony Xperia XZ1 GSM Unlocked Smartphone ...Sony Xperia XZ1 GSM Unlocked Smartphone w/ 19MP Camera, Black
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$379.98
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$269.99
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$987.00
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$299.99
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$390.00
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$319.00
Sony Xperia XZ1 walmartSony 1311-5860
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$398.23

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