Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia XZs
- Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
- Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia XZsSony Xperia XZ2 CompactSony Xperia XZ1 CompactSony Xperia XZ2 Premium
Sony Xperia XZsSony Xperia XZ2 CompactSony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium
Model aliasG8231
G8232
H8314
H8324
G8441H8116
H8166

Design

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

Width72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
80 mm
8 cm
0.262 ft
3.15 in
Height146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
135 mm
13.5 cm
0.443 ft
5.315 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
12.1 mm
1.21 cm
0.04 ft
0.476 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
11.9 mm
1.19 cm
0.039 ft
0.469 in
Weight161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
168 g
0.37 lbs
5.93 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
236 g
0.52 lbs
8.32 oz
Volume85.15 cm³
5.17 in³
106.18 cm³
6.45 in³
77.98 cm³
4.74 in³
150.42 cm³
9.13 in³
ColorsBlue
Silver
Black
Black
Pink
Silver
Green
Pink
Blue
Silver
Black
Black
Silver
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP68
IP65
IP68
IP65
IP68
IP65
IP68
IP65

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-SIMNano-SIMNano-SIM
Number of SIM cards1111
FeaturesDual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
G8232 - Dual SIM---

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
UMTSUMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 800 MHz (B21)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 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 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
LTE 1500 MHz (B32)
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)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
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 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)
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 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE 700 MHz (B29)

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 9
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18

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 7.1.1 NougatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 10
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 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 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology14 nm10 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU2x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 385
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
-2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores4888
CPU frequency2150 MHz2800 MHz2450 MHz2800 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU frequency624 MHz710 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB
6 GB
4 GB6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
64 GB32 GB64 GB
eMMCUFS 2.1-UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
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/technologyIPSIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
Width2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.24 in
56.8 mm
5.68 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.84 in
72.23 mm
7.22 cm
Height4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.47 in
113.59 mm
11.36 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
5.06 in
128.4 mm
12.84 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels720 x 1280 pixels2160 x 3840 pixels
Pixel density424 ppi
166 ppcm
483 ppi
189 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
760 ppi
298 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.14 %73.76 %69.79 %73.61 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
138% sRGB
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
HDR
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
138% sRGB
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Step detector
Step counter
---

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 IMX400 Exmor RS-Sony Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.3"1/2.3"-1/2.3"
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
ISO100 - 12800100 - 12800100 - 12800100 - 51200
Aperturef/2f/2f/2f/1.8
Shutter speed1 - 1/4000---
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses6666
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 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
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
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
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
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 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 modelSony Exmor RS-Sony Exmor R-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
---
Sensor format-1/5"-1/3.06"
Pixel size1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
-
Crop factor7.38---
ISO100 - 6400100 - 1600100 - 3200100 - 3200
Aperturef/2f/2.2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
1.9 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view--71 °-
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 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
-5-axis EIS-5-axis EIS

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioNoNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
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
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.25.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
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
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

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.12.03.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
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 jackYesNoYesNo

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
VoLTE
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/codecsAAC
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
DSEE HX
DSD
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
DSEE HX
DSD

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
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
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.

Capacity2900 mAh2870 mAh2700 mAh3540 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
Charger output power-5 V / 1.5 A--
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
---Qi 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)0.85 W/kg0.77 W/kg1.36 W/kg0.55 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.17 W/kg1.05 W/kg1.32 W/kg0.68 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.81 W/kg0.78 W/kg0.97 W/kg0.36 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.35 W/kg0.74 W/kg0.78 W/kg0.39 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresG8231 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.850 W/kg; body - 1.200 W/kg
G8232 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.850 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
G8232 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.810 W/kg; body - 0.350 W/kg
H8314 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.770 W/kg; body - 1.050 W/kg
H8314 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.780 W/kg; body - 0.740 W/kg
H8324 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.770 W/kg; body - 1.050 W/kg
-H8116 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.550 W/kg; body - 0.680 W/kg
H8166 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.540 W/kg; body - 0.640 W/kg
H8166 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.360 W/kg; body - 0.390 W/kg
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