Comparison between:
- Apple iPhone 8
- Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium
- Sony Xperia XZ2
- Sony Xperia XZ3

Brand and model

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

Apple iPhone 8Sony Xperia XZ2 PremiumSony Xperia XZ2Sony Xperia XZ3
Apple iPhone 8
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ2 PremiumSony Xperia XZ2
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ3
Prices
Model aliasA1863
A1905
A1906
H8116
H8166
H8216
H8266
H8276
H8296
H8416
H9436
H9493

Design

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

Width67.3 mm
6.73 cm
0.221 ft
2.65 in
80 mm
8 cm
0.262 ft
3.15 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
Height138.4 mm
13.84 cm
0.454 ft
5.449 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
153 mm
15.3 cm
0.502 ft
6.024 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
Thickness7.3 mm
0.73 cm
0.024 ft
0.287 in
11.9 mm
1.19 cm
0.039 ft
0.469 in
11.1 mm
1.11 cm
0.036 ft
0.437 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
Weight148 g
0.33 lbs
5.22 oz
236 g
0.52 lbs
8.32 oz
198 g
0.44 lbs
6.98 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
Volume67.99 cm³
4.13 in³
150.42 cm³
9.13 in³
122.28 cm³
7.43 in³
114.19 cm³
6.93 in³
ColorsSilver
Gold
Gray
Black
Silver
Black
Pink
Silver
Green
Black
Silver
Green
Red
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP67IP68
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
Features-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)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
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
CDMACDMA 800 MHz
CDMA 1700/2100 MHz
CDMA 1900 MHz
---
CDMA20001xEV-DO Rev. A---
TD-SCDMATD-SCDMA 1900 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2000 MHz
---
UMTSUMTS 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
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE-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 AWS (B4)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 800 MHz (B20)
LTE 1900+ MHz (B25)
LTE 800 MHz (B26)
LTE 800 MHz SMR (B27)
LTE 700 MHz APT (B28)
LTE 700 MHz de (B29)
LTE 2300 MHz (B30)
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)
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 16
LTE-A
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
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)iOS 11Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
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.

SoCApple A11 Bionic APL1W72Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
Process technology10 nm10 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU2x Monsoon, 4x Mistral4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3854x 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)8192 KB
8 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
Level 3 cache memory (L3)-2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
2048 KB
2 MB
CPU cores6888
CPU frequency2100 MHz2800 MHz2800 MHz2800 MHz
GPU-Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 630
GPU cores3---
GPU frequency-710 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB6 GB4 GB
6 GB
4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channels-Double channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency-1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz
M11 motion coprocessor
Neural engine
---

Storage

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

Storage64 GB
256 GB
64 GB64 GB64 GB
-UFS 2.1UFS 2.1UFS 2.1

Memory cards

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

Types-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/technologyIPSIPSIPSOLED
Diagonal size4.7 in
119.38 mm
11.94 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
5.7 in
144.78 mm
14.48 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
Width2.3 in
58.51 mm
5.85 cm
2.84 in
72.23 mm
7.22 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.47 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
Height4.1 in
104.06 mm
10.41 cm
5.06 in
128.4 mm
12.84 cm
5.1 in
129.5 mm
12.95 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
Aspect ratio1.779:11.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
Resolution750 x 1334 pixels2160 x 3840 pixels1080 x 2160 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels
Pixel density326 ppi
128 ppcm
760 ppi
298 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
537 ppi
211 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area65.57 %73.61 %76.36 %80.81 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Ion-strengthtened glass
Retina HD display
Force Touch
1400:1 contrast ratio
625 cd/m²
Oleophobic (lipophobic) coating
LED-backlit
Wide Color display (P3)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
2.5D curved glass screen
Always-On Display
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
450 cd/m²

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
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall

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 RS--Sony IMX400 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/3"1/2.3"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
ISO-100 - 51200100 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/1.8f/1.8f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.99 mm
28 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Number of lenses6666
Flash type-LEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
5057 x 3796 pixels
19.2 MP
5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 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 FPS60 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
Macro mode
RAW
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)
Flash type - Quad LED
Hybrid IR filter
Noise reduction
Sapphire crystal glass lens cover
1080p @ 240 fps
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
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 typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format-1/3.06"1/5"1/3.06"
Pixel size1 µm
0.001000 mm
--1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
ISO-100 - 3200100 - 1600100 - 6400
Aperturef/2.2f/2f/2.2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.87 mm
32 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)3.1 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution3088 x 2320 pixels
7.16 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 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
720p @ 240 fps5-axis EIS5-axis EIS5-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
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Dolby Digital Plus
HAC (M3/T4) - Hearing Aid Comaptibility
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
Clear Audio+
DSEE HX
Hi-Res 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
Wi-Fi
Cell ID
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
Galileo
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
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
MiMO---

Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
LE
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 type-USB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.03.13.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Proprietary
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 jackNoNoNoNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

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

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
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AIFF
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
aptX HD
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
H.263
H.264
QuickTime
MPEG-4
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.

Capacity1821 mAh3540 mAh3180 mAh3330 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
---
3G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
---
Charger output power5 V / 1 A--5 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless chargingQi wireless chargingQi wireless chargingQi 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)1.35 W/kg0.55 W/kg0.56 W/kg0.868 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.36 W/kg0.68 W/kg0.94 W/kg1.07 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.2 W/kg0.36 W/kg0.6 W/kg0.458 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.13 W/kg0.39 W/kg0.31 W/kg0.443 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresA1863 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.350 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1863 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.300 W/kg; body - 1.130 W/kg
A1905 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.320 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1905 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 1.170 W/kg
A1906 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 1.360 W/kg; body - 1.360 W/kg
A1906 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.170 W/kg; body - 1.140 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
H8266 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.670 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
H8266 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.490 W/kg; body - 0.390 W/kg
H8276 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.600 W/kg; body - 0.310 W/kg
H8296 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.670 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
H8296 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.690 W/kg; body - 0.360 W/kg
-
 Apple iPhone 8Sony Xperia XZ2 PremiumSony Xperia XZ2Sony Xperia XZ3