Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia 1 II
- Samsung Galaxy A72

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia 1 IISamsung Galaxy A72
Sony Xperia 1 IISamsung Galaxy A72
Model aliasXperia 1 Mark II
Xperia 1 Mk II
XQ-AT51
XQ-AT72
XQ-AT52
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Design

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

Width71.12 mm
7.112 cm
0.233 ft
2.8 in
77.4 mm
7.74 cm
0.254 ft
3.047 in
Height165.1 mm
16.51 cm
0.542 ft
6.5 in
165 mm
16.5 cm
0.541 ft
6.496 in
Thickness7.62 mm
0.762 cm
0.025 ft
0.3 in
8.4 mm
0.84 cm
0.028 ft
0.331 in
Weight181 g
0.4 lbs
6.4 oz
203 g
0.45 lbs
7.16 oz
Volume89.47 cm³
5.43 in³
107.28 cm³
6.51 in³
ColorsBlack
Purple
Awesome Black
Awesome White
Awesome Violet
Awesome Blue
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Glass
Plastic
CertificationIP68
IP65
IP67

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

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
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 (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
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 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-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
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 20
5G NSA
5G SA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE

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 11
User interface (UI)-One UI 3.0

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 865Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G
Process technology7 nm8 nm
CPU1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 5852x 2.3 GHz Kryo 465, 6x 1.8 GHz Kryo 465
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8.2-A
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2840 MHz2300 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 650Qualcomm Adreno 618
GPU frequency587 MHz750 MHz
RAM capacity8 GB6 GB
8 GB
RAM typeLPDDR5LPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency2750 MHz-
Elite Gaming
Game Enhancer
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Storage

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

Storage256 GB128 GB
256 GB
UFS 3.0-

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 size6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.7 in
170.18 mm
17.02 cm
Width2.56 in
64.98 mm
6.5 cm
2.75 in
69.84 mm
6.98 cm
Height5.98 in
151.78 mm
15.18 cm
6.11 in
155.19 mm
15.52 cm
Aspect ratio2.336:12.222:1
Resolution1644 x 3840 pixels1080 x 2400 pixels
Pixel density643 ppi
252 ppcm
393 ppi
154 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.26 %85.14 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
Motion Blur Reduction (90Hz equivalent)
400 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 650 cd/m²
HDR
100% DCI-P3
Infinity-O Display
SGS Certified
Eye Care Display
90 Hz refresh rate
800 cd/m² peak brightness

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
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Step counter
Step detector
In-display fingerprint sensor

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 IMX557-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI
Sensor format1/1.76"-
Pixel size1.8 µm
0.001800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/1.7f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent24 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view82 °-
Number of lenses-6
Flash typeLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
9280 x 6920 pixels
64.22 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
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)
Autofocus
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
Macro mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Zeiss lens
Dual Pixel PDAF
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
30x digital zoom
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide-angle)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#2)
Third rear camera - 5 MP (macro)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Pixel size - 1.12 μm (#3)
Fourth rear camera - 8 MP (telephoto)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#4)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#4)
Autofocus (#4)
OIS (#4)
3x optical zoom (#4)

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 S5K4H7-
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/4"-
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
ISO100 - 1600-
Aperturef/2f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.47 mm-
Field of view84 °-
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
6528 x 5480 pixels
35.77 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlock
HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Dolby Atmos
192 kHz / 24-bit
360 Reality Audio
Hi-Res Audio
DSEE Ultimate
Dolby Atmos
Sound by AKG
UHQ 24-bit

Radio

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

RadioNoYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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
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

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
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
HOGP

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version3.12.0
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
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
VoLTE
ANT+
MST

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
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA

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
AVI
MKV
MP4
M4V
3G2
FLV
WEBM

Battery

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

Capacity4000 mAh4500 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Ion
Charger output power5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
5 V / 5 A
Quick charge technologyQualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, AFC
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi wireless charging-
 Sony Xperia 1 IISamsung Galaxy A72