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Samsung Galaxy S8

84points

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8
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Samsung Galaxy S8 vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium
Samsung Galaxy S8
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Why is Samsung Galaxy S8 better than Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium?

  • 85g lighter
    151gvs236g
  • 3.9mm thinner
    8mmvs11.9mm
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • 11.9mm narrower
    68.1mmvs80mm
  • 9.1mm shorter
    148.9mmvs158mm
  • Supports ANT+
  • Has a serial shot mode
  • Has a heart rate monitor

Why is Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium better than Samsung Galaxy S8?

  • 18% more battery power
    3540mAhvs3000mAh
  • 5.06% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHz & 4 x 1.77GHzvs4 x 2.45 & 4 x 1.9GHz
  • 33.8% higher pixel density
    760ppivs568ppi
  • 2GB more RAM memory
    6GBvs4GB
  • 2.58x more megapixels (main camera)
    19MP & 12MPvs12MP
  • 1.95x higher resolution
    2160 x 3840pxvs1440 x 2960px
  • 1.63x more megapixels (front camera)
    13MPvs8MP
  • Every pixel has three subpixels

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Design

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

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

3.weight

151g

236g

Best

Palm Phone

62.5g

4.thickness

8mm

11.9mm

Best

Asus Zenfone AR 64GB

4.6mm

5.width

68.1mm

80mm

Best

Vertu Signature for Bentley

42mm

6.height

148.9mm

158mm

Best

Motorola FlipOut

67mm

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Display

1.resolution

1440 x 2960px

2160 x 3840px

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

2160 x 4320px

2.pixel density

568ppi

760ppi

Best

Sony Xperia H8541

847ppi

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

4. newer Gorilla Glass version

5

5

Best

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition

6

5.screen size

5.8"

5.8"

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

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

7.2"

6.Has an AMOLED display
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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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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 845)

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

Best

Oukitel WP5000

1000MHz

3.RAM speed

1688MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

1866MHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

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

Best

Alcatel 7

3200MHz

4.Uses big.LITTLE technology
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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 integrated graphics
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With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.CPU threads

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 835)

4 (Qualcomm Snapdragon 845)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Motorola Moto G6 Play (Qualcomm Snapdragon 427)

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Cameras

1.megapixels

12MP

19MP & 12MP

Best

Huawei Mate 20 X

40 & 20 & 8MP

2.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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
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A laser autofocus system quickly determines the depth of the subject you want to focus on, allowing you to take photos much faster.

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.Has a dual-lens (or multi-lens) main camera
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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.

6.front camera megapixels

8MP

13MP

Best

Wiko View2 Pro

16 & 16MP

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Audio

1.has stereo speakers
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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
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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
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It works as an FM radio with included headsets

For example

Panasonic Eluga X1

5.has dedicated media keys
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The music player can be blindly used.

For example

ZTE Nubia X

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Battery

1.battery power

3000mAh

3540mAh

Best

Energizer Power Max P16K Pro

16000mAh

2.Has an ultra power save mode
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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

The device can save battery by using just a black-and-white screen with a few basic icons. This means even with a small amount of battery, you can keep the device running for a long time.

For example

Oppo A7

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

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

For example

Blu Advance L4

5.Supports fast charging
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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.

6.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Features

1.Is a multi-user system
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2.Has offline voice recognition
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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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4.Allows app installs on the device's external storage
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5.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.

6.Has sharing intents
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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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