Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia 5 II
- Samsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia 5 IISamsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos
Sony Xperia 5 IISamsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos
Prices
Model aliasXperia 5 Mark II
Xperia 5 Mk II
Galaxy S9 Plus Exynos
SM-G965F
G965FSM-G965FD
G965FD
SM-G965N
G965N

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width68 mm
6.8 cm
0.223 ft
2.677 in
73.8 mm
7.38 cm
0.242 ft
2.906 in
Height158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
158.1 mm
15.81 cm
0.519 ft
6.224 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
8.5 mm
0.85 cm
0.028 ft
0.335 in
Weight163 g
0.36 lbs
5.75 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
Volume85.95 cm³
5.22 in³
99.18 cm³
6.02 in³
ColorsBlack
Pink
Blue
Gray
Black
Lilac
Gray
Blue
Gold
Red
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68
IP65
IP68

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards21
FeaturesDual SIM stand-by (Both cards are active. When one is busy, the other is not active)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz (B6)
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
5G NR5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
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5G is market-dependent-

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 19
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)-Experience 9.0
One

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon 865Samsung Exynos 9 9810
Process technology7 nm10 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 5854x 2.7 GHz Exynos M3 Mongoose, 4x 1.79 GHz ARM Cortex-A55
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-4096 KB
4 MB
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2840 MHz2700 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650ARM Mali-G72 MP18
GPU cores-18
GPU frequency587 MHz572 MHz
RAM capacity8 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz1794 MHz
Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming
Game Enhancer
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Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage128 GB64 GB
128 GB
256 GB
UFS 3.0UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyOLEDSuper AMOLED
Diagonal size6.1 in
154.94 mm
15.49 cm
6.2 in
157.48 mm
15.75 cm
Width2.4 in
61.03 mm
6.1 cm
2.71 in
68.89 mm
6.89 cm
Height5.61 in
142.41 mm
14.24 cm
5.58 in
141.61 mm
14.16 cm
Aspect ratio2.333:12.056:1
Resolution1080 x 2520 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels
Pixel density449 ppi
176 ppcm
531 ppi
208 ppcm
Color depth30 bit
1073741824 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area81.16 %83.88 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
CinemaWide display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
X1 for mobile
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
120 Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate
400 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 650 cd/m²
HDR
8-bit+FRC color bit depth
100% DCI-P3
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
VR headset support
HDR10

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Step counter
Step detector
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Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor modelSony IMX557Samsung SAK2L3
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELL
Sensor format1/1.76"1/2.55"
Pixel size1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Aperturef/1.7f/1.5 - 2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.3 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view82 °77 °
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS120 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
Cinematography Pro
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical zoom
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T* Coating
Dual Pixel PDAF
5-axis stabilization
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Angle of view - 34° (#2)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 70 mm (#2)
3x optical zoom (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Sony IMX363 (#3)
Sensor size - 1/2.55" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.4 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 124° (#3)
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor modelSamsung S5K4H7Samsung S5K3H1
Sensor typeCMOS-
Sensor format1/4"1/3.6"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
ISO100 - 1600-
Aperturef/2f/1.7
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.47 mm2.92 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view84 °80 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
-Auto HDR

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Dolby Atmos
192 kHz / 24-bit
360 Reality Audio
Hi-Res Audio
DSEE Ultimate
384 kHz / 32-bit
Dolby Atmos

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
QZSS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
-VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version5.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
SRW
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
LDAC

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AV1
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity4000 mAh3500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 4+, USB Power Delivery 3.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Xperia Adaptive Charging
Battery Care
STAMINA Mode
Qi/PMA wireless charging

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)-0.294 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.35 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.23 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.58 W/kg
 Sony Xperia 5 IISamsung Galaxy S9+ Exynos