Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia 8
- Sony Xperia XZ
- Sony Xperia XZ3
- Sony Xperia 1

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia 8Sony Xperia XZSony Xperia XZ3Sony Xperia 1
Sony Xperia 8Sony Xperia XZ
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ3
Prices
Sony Xperia 1
Model aliasXperia8FZ8331H8416
H9436
H9493
J8110
J8170
J9110

Design

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

Width69 mm
6.9 cm
0.226 ft
2.717 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
72 mm
7.2 cm
0.236 ft
2.835 in
Height158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
146 mm
14.6 cm
0.479 ft
5.748 in
158 mm
15.8 cm
0.518 ft
6.22 in
167 mm
16.7 cm
0.548 ft
6.575 in
Thickness8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
8.1 mm
0.81 cm
0.027 ft
0.319 in
9.9 mm
0.99 cm
0.032 ft
0.39 in
8.2 mm
0.82 cm
0.027 ft
0.323 in
Weight170 g
0.37 lbs
6 oz
161 g
0.35 lbs
5.68 oz
193 g
0.43 lbs
6.81 oz
191 g
0.42 lbs
6.74 oz
Volume88.31 cm³
5.36 in³
85.15 cm³
5.17 in³
114.19 cm³
6.93 in³
98.6 cm³
5.99 in³
ColorsBlack
White
Orange
Blue
Black
Blue
Brown
Black
Silver
Green
Red
Black
White
Gray
Purple
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Aluminium alloyAluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
CertificationIP65
IP68
IP65
IP68
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)

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
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 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 800 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 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
LTELTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
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-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 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-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)

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 12
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 9
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 18
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20

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 9.0 PieAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 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 630Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996Qualcomm Snapdragon 845Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Process technology14 nm14 nm10 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A532x 2.15 GHz Kryo, 2x 1.6 GHz Kryo4x 2.8 GHz Kryo 385, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 3851x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)-1536 KB
1.5 MB
1536 KB
1.5 MB
-
Level 3 cache memory (L3)--2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores8488
CPU frequency2200 MHz2150 MHz2800 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 508Qualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 630Qualcomm Adreno 640
GPU frequency-624 MHz710 MHz-
RAM capacity4 GB3 GB4 GB
6 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4LPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz2133 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB32 GB64 GB128 GB
-eMMCUFS 2.1UFS 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/technologyLCDIPSOLEDP-OLED
Diagonal size6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
6 in
152.4 mm
15.24 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
Width2.36 in
60.03 mm
6 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.68 in
68.16 mm
6.82 cm
2.56 in
64.98 mm
6.5 cm
Height5.51 in
140.08 mm
14.01 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
5.37 in
136.31 mm
13.63 cm
5.98 in
151.78 mm
15.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.333:11.778:1
16:9
2:1
2:1 (18:9)
2.336:1
Resolution1080 x 2520 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels1440 x 2880 pixels1644 x 3840 pixels
Pixel density457 ppi
179 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
537 ppi
211 ppcm
643 ppi
252 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area77.38 %71.14 %80.81 %82.29 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 6Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
1000:1 contrast ratio
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
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
400 cd/m²
Peak brightness - 650 cd/m²
HDR
100% DCI-P3

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button
Side Sense touch sensors
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145
-Step counter
Step detector

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 modelSonySony IMX300 Exmor RSSony IMX400 Exmor RSSony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSICMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
--
Sensor format--1/2.3"1/2.6"
Pixel size-1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
Crop factor-5.64--
ISO-100 - 12800100 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/1.8f/2f/2f/1.6
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-4.27 mm
24.1 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.4 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.26 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view---78 °
Number of lenses666-
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution4000 x 3000 pixels
12 MP
5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
5056 x 3792 pixels
19.17 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
Video resolution3264 x 2160 pixels
7.05 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
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
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
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)
2x optical zoom
Secondary rear camera - 8 MP
Triple Image Sensing
RGBC-IR sensor
Wide angel G-lens
Wide angel G-lens
5-axis EIS
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (telephoto)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#2)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 52 mm (#2)
Angle of view - 45° (#2)
Third rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor size - 1/3.4" (#3)
Pixel size - 1.0 μm (#2)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) - 16 mm (#3)
Angle of view - 135° (#3)

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 RSony Exmor RS--
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor size-4.69 x 3.52 mm
0.23 in
--
Sensor format1/4"-1/3.06"1/4"
Pixel size1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.127 µm
0.001127 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
Crop factor-7.38--
ISO-100 - 6400100 - 6400100 - 1600
Aperturef/2f/2f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent-2.98 mm
21.99 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.1 mm
23 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.47 mm
Field of view84 °90 °-84 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution2520 x 1080 pixels
2.72 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-

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Hi-Res Audio
192 kHz / 24-bit
Hi-Res Wireless Audio
LDAC
Active noise cancellation with dual microphones
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
DSEE HX
Hi-Res Audio
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter
Dolby Atmos
192 kHz / 24-bit
Headphone adapter

Radio

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

RadioYesNoNoNo

Tracking/Positioning

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

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

Version5.04.25.05.0
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
Version2.02.03.13.1
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
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 jackYesYesNoNo

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
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
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
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
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
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.

Capacity2760 mAh2900 mAh3330 mAh3300 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time12 h
720 min
0.5 days
11 h 42 min
11.7 h
702 min
0.5 days
--
2G stand-by time-600 h
36000 min
25 days
--
3G talk time25 h 30 min
25.5 h
1530 min
1.1 days
17 h 30 min
17.5 h
1050 min
0.7 days
--
3G stand-by time-610 h
36600 min
25.4 days
--
4G talk time26 h
1560 min
1.1 days
---
4G stand-by time-590 h
35400 min
24.6 days
--
Charger output power9 V / 2 A5 V / 1.5 A5 V / 1.5 A5 V / 3 A
9 V / 2 A
12 V / 1.5 A
Quick charge technology-Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
--Qi 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)-0.85 W/kg0.868 W/kg1.12 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.2 W/kg1.07 W/kg0.95 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)-0.35 W/kg0.458 W/kg-
Body SAR (USA)-0.8 W/kg0.443 W/kg-
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