Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia M2
- Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
- Sony Xperia Ace
- Google Pixel 3

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia M2Sony Xperia XA1 PlusSony Xperia AceGoogle Pixel 3
Sony Xperia M2
Prices
Sony Xperia XA1 PlusSony Xperia AceGoogle Pixel 3
Prices
Model aliasD2303
D2305
D2306
G3421
G3423
SM11L
SO-02LPixel3

Design

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

Width71.14 mm
7.114 cm
0.233 ft
2.801 in
75 mm
7.5 cm
0.246 ft
2.953 in
67 mm
6.7 cm
0.22 ft
2.638 in
68.2 mm
6.82 cm
0.224 ft
2.685 in
Height139.65 mm
13.965 cm
0.458 ft
5.498 in
155 mm
15.5 cm
0.509 ft
6.102 in
140 mm
14 cm
0.459 ft
5.512 in
145.6 mm
14.56 cm
0.478 ft
5.732 in
Thickness8.64 mm
0.864 cm
0.028 ft
0.34 in
8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
Weight148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
154 g
0.34 lbs
5.43 oz
148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
Volume85.84 cm³
5.21 in³
101.14 cm³
6.14 in³
87.23 cm³
5.3 in³
78.45 cm³
4.76 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Purple
Black
Gold
Blue
Black
White
Purple
Black
White
Not pink
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
MetalAluminium alloy
Glass
Certification--IP58
IP6X
IP68

SIM card

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

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
---Embedded SIM (eSIM) support

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
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
CDMA---CDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
CDMA 800 MHz (B10)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz (D2303); (D2305)
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (D2306)
UMTS 1900 MHz (D2305); (D2306)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17 (D2306)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (D2306)
LTE 2600 MHz (D2303); (D2306)
LTE 1900 MHz (D2306)
LTE 2100 MHz (D2303)
LTE 850 MHz (D2303
LTE 1800 MHz (D2303)
LTE 900 MHz (D2303)
LTE 800 MHz (D2303)
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-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
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 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (B66)
LTE 600 MHz (B71)

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 4
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 12
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
EV-DO Rev. A

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 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie

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 400 MSM8226/MSM8926MediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)Qualcomm Snapdragon 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology28 nm16 nm14 nm10 nm
CPUARM Cortex-A74x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.5 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.6 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8ARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB256 KB + 256 KB-32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
-1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)---2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores4888
CPU frequency1200 MHz2300 MHz2200 MHz2500 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 305ARM Mali-T880 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 508Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU cores12--
GPU frequency-900 MHz-710 MHz
RAM capacity1 GB3 GB
4 GB
4 GB4 GB
RAM type-LPDDR4XLPDDR4LPDDR4X
RAM channels-Double channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-1600 MHz1333 MHz1866 MHz
D2303/D2306 - MSM8926
D2305 - MSM8226
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Storage

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

Storage8 GB32 GB
64 GB
64 GB64 GB
128 GB
-eMMC--

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
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Display

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

Type/technologyTFTIPSIPSOLED
Diagonal size4.8 in
121.92 mm
12.19 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
Width2.35 in
59.77 mm
5.98 cm
2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.24 in
56.8 mm
5.68 cm
2.46 in
62.48 mm
6.25 cm
Height4.18 in
106.26 mm
10.63 cm
4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.47 in
113.59 mm
11.36 cm
4.92 in
124.95 mm
12.5 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution540 x 960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels
Pixel density229 ppi
90 ppcm
401 ppi
157 ppcm
483 ppi
189 ppcm
439 ppi
172 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area64.14 %71.97 %69 %78.87 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
-Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
Triluminos display for mobileDisplay manufacturer - LG Display
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Always-On Display
100000:1 contrast ratio
100% DCI-P3
HDR

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
--Step counter
Step detector
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1075

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 Exmor RSSony IMX300 Exmor RS-Sony IMX363 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
--
Sensor format--1/3"1/2.55"
Pixel size-1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.25 µm
0.001250 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor-5.64--
ISO-100 - 6400--
Aperture-f/2f/1.8f/1.8
Shutter speed-1 - 1/4000--
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.22 mm
23.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-4.44 mm
27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view---76 °
Flash typeLEDLEDDual LEDDual LED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Self-timer
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital 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
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital 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)
RAW
---Phase detection with Dual Pixel
1080p @ 120 fps
720p @ 240 fps

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 model-Sony IMX219PQ Exmor RSony Exmor RSony IMX355 Exmor
Sensor type-CMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
--
Sensor format--1/4"1/3.2"
Pixel size-1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor-9.42--
ISO-100 - 6400100 - 3200-
Aperture-f/2f/2f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.46 mm
23.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-2.97 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view--120 °75 °
Image resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features---Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
---OIS
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 19 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 97° (#2)
Secondary front camera - 8 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid CompatibilityClear Audio+Hi-Res Audio
192 kHz / 24-bit
HAC (M3/T3) - Hearing Aid Compatibility
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioYesYesYesNo
RDS---

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
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
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Display
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
---2x2 MiMO

Bluetooth

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

Version4.04.25.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GAP
HFP
HID
OPP
PAN
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Host
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 jackYesYesYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC

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
HTML
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/codecs3GPP
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
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
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
VC-1
VP8
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

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

Capacity2300 mAh3430 mAh2700 mAh2915 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Ion
2G talk time11 h 14 min
11.2 h
673.8 min
0.5 days
-9 h 18 min
9.3 h
558 min
0.4 days
-
2G stand-by time595 h
35700 min
24.8 days
-430 h
25800 min
17.9 days
-
3G talk time12 h 7 min
12.1 h
726.6 min
0.5 days
-12 h 42 min
12.7 h
762 min
0.5 days
-
3G stand-by time641 h
38460 min
26.7 days
-530 h
31800 min
22.1 days
-
4G talk time--17 h 48 min
17.8 h
1068 min
0.7 days
-
4G stand-by time543 h
32580 min
22.6 days
-410 h
24600 min
17.1 days
-
Charger output power---5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
Quick charge technology-MediaTek Pump Express Plus 2.0--
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
---Qi wireless charging - 10 W

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)-0.65 W/kg--
Body SAR (EU)-1.07 W/kg--
Head SAR (USA)-1.19 W/kg-1.34 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)-0.54 W/kg-1.34 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional features-G3421 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
G3423 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.000 W/kg
G3423 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 0.540 W/kg
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