Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia XA
- Nokia 2

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia XANokia 2
Sony Xperia XA
Prices
Nokia 2
Prices
Model aliasF3111
F3113
F3115
TA-1029
TA-1035

Design

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

Width66.8 mm
6.68 cm
0.219 ft
2.63 in
71.3 mm
7.13 cm
0.234 ft
2.807 in
Height143.6 mm
14.36 cm
0.471 ft
5.654 in
143.5 mm
14.35 cm
0.471 ft
5.65 in
Thickness7.9 mm
0.79 cm
0.026 ft
0.311 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight137 g
0.3 lbs
4.85 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
Volume75.78 cm³
4.6 in³
95.15 cm³
5.78 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Rose-gold
Gold
Black
White
Body materialsMetal
Plastic
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Certification-IP52

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
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards12

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz (F3113)
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
LTELTE 850 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE 2100 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) (F3115)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) (F3115)
LTE 900 MHz (F3111; F3115)
LTE 1900 MHz (F3111; F3113)
LTE 1700/2100 MHz (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz (B12) (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz Class 13 (F3113)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 (F3113)
LTE 800 MHz (B20) (F3111)
LTE 700 MHz (B28) (F3113)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

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 4

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 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 8.1 Oreo

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.

SoCMediaTek Helio P10 (MT6755)Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 MSM8909 v2
Process technology28 nm28 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A7
CPU bits64 bit32 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv7
Level 1 cache memory (L1)256 KB + 256 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores84
CPU frequency2000 MHz1260 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T860 MP2Qualcomm Adreno 304
GPU cores2-
GPU frequency700 MHz456 MHz
RAM capacity2 GB1 GB
RAM typeLPDDR3-
RAM channelsSingle channel-
RAM frequency933 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage16 GB8 GB

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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density294 ppi
115 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area72.08 %67.58 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
Minimum pencil hardness >9H
Corning Gorilla Glass 3
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
1300:1 contrast ratio
500 cd/m²

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass

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 IMX258 Exmor RS-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor size4.71 x 3.49 mm
0.23 in
-
Pixel size1.133 µm
0.001133 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor7.37-
Aperturef/2f/2.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
25.81 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.83 mm
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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
Macro mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

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 IMX219PQ Exmor R-
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOS BSI
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
-
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
-
Crop factor9.42-
Aperturef/2f/2.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent3.5 mm
32.98 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.6 mm
Field of view88 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Autofocus
HDR
-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Clear Audio+
S-Force 3D
-

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
RDSRDS

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.14.1
FeaturesA2DP
AVCTP
AVDTP
AVRCP
BNEP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
GOEP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
SAP
A2DP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

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
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

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
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV

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
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
MKV
MP4
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 mAh4100 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time11 h
660 min
0.5 days
-
2G stand-by time560 h
33600 min
23.3 days
-
3G talk time10 h
600 min
0.4 days
-
3G stand-by time603 h
36180 min
25.1 days
-
4G stand-by time572 h
34320 min
23.8 days
-
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable
Quick Charger UCH12-

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)0.459 W/kg0.24 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)0.624 W/kg1.47 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.57 W/kg0.48 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)1.23 W/kg1.28 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresF3111 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.718 W/kg; body - 0.432 W/kg
F3113 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.459 W/kg; body - 0.624 W/kg
F3113 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.570 W/kg; body - 1.230 W/kg
F3115 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.504 W/kg; body - 0.544 W/kg
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 Sony Xperia XANokia 2