Comparison between:
- Samsung Galaxy S8 SD835
- Samsung Galaxy S8 Exynos
- Sony Xperia XZ1
- Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Brand and model

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

Samsung Galaxy S8 SD835Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosSony Xperia XZ1Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Samsung Galaxy S8 SD835
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S8 ExynosSony Xperia XZ1
Prices
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact
Prices
Model aliasSM-G950A
G950A
SM-G950J
G950J
SM-G950P
G950T
SM-G950T
G950T
SM-G950U
G950U
SM-G950V
G950VSM-G950W
G950W
SM-G9500
G9500
SM-G950F
G950F
SM-G950FD
G950FD
G8341
G8343
G8441

Design

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

Width68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.223 ft
2.681 in
68.1 mm
6.81 cm
0.223 ft
2.681 in
73 mm
7.3 cm
0.24 ft
2.874 in
65 mm
6.5 cm
0.213 ft
2.559 in
Height148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.489 ft
5.862 in
148.9 mm
14.89 cm
0.489 ft
5.862 in
148 mm
14.8 cm
0.486 ft
5.827 in
129 mm
12.9 cm
0.423 ft
5.079 in
Thickness8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
8 mm
0.8 cm
0.026 ft
0.315 in
7.4 mm
0.74 cm
0.024 ft
0.291 in
9.3 mm
0.93 cm
0.031 ft
0.366 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
140 g
0.31 lbs
4.94 oz
Volume81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
81.12 cm³
4.93 in³
79.95 cm³
4.86 in³
77.98 cm³
4.74 in³
ColorsBlack
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Black
Silver
Gold
Blue
Gray
Pink
Red
Black
Pink
Blue
Silver
Pink
Blue
Silver
Black
Body materialsGlass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP68IP68IP68
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)--

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
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
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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 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-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 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
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 16
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 15

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)Experience 8.1Experience 8.1--

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 835 MSM8998Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 8895Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Process technology10 nm10 nm10 nm10 nm
CPU4x 2.35 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.3 GHz Exynos M2 Mongoose, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 2804x 2.45 GHz Kryo 280, 4x 1.9 GHz Kryo 280
CPU bits64 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)32 KB + 32 KB-32 KB + 32 KB32 KB + 32 KB
Level 2 cache memory (L2)3072 KB
3 MB
-3072 KB
3 MB
3072 KB
3 MB
CPU cores8888
CPU frequency2350 MHz2300 MHz2450 MHz2450 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 540ARM Mali-G71 MP20Qualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 540
GPU cores-20--
GPU frequency710 MHz546 MHz710 MHz710 MHz
RAM capacity4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4XLPDDR4X
RAM channelsDouble channelDouble channelDouble channelDouble channel
RAM frequency1866 MHz1794 MHz1866 MHz1866 MHz

Storage

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

Storage64 GB64 GB64 GB32 GB
UFS 2.1UFS 2.1UFS 2.0-

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/technologySuper AMOLEDSuper AMOLEDIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
5.8 in
147.32 mm
14.73 cm
5.2 in
132.08 mm
13.21 cm
4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
Width2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
2.54 in
64.45 mm
6.44 cm
2.55 in
64.75 mm
6.48 cm
2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
Height5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
5.22 in
132.48 mm
13.25 cm
4.53 in
115.12 mm
11.51 cm
4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
Aspect ratio2.056:12.056:11.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1440 x 2960 pixels1440 x 2960 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density568 ppi
223 ppcm
568 ppi
223 ppcm
424 ppi
166 ppcm
319 ppi
125 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area84.47 %84.47 %69.22 %69.79 %
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
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3
VR headset support
Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Dual Edge display
Always-On Display
540 cd/m²
90% DCI-P3
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
138% sRGB

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
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Hall
Heart rate
Iris sensor
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Fingerprint sensor model - Synaptics NamsanFingerprint sensor model - Synaptics Namsan--

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 IMX333 Exmor RSSony IMX333 Exmor RS-Sony Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/2.55"1/2.55"1/2.3"-
Pixel size1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.4 µm
0.001400 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
ISO--100 - 12800100 - 12800
Aperturef/1.7f/1.7f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.2 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
4.2 mm
26 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view77 °77 °--
Number of lenses--66
Flash typeDual LEDDual LEDLEDLED
Image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 MP
4032 x 3024 pixels
12.19 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
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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
RAW
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
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)
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
720p @ 240 fps
Available also with Samsung S5K2L2 (ISOCELL)
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Object tracking AF
Smart OIS
High CRI LED flash
720p @ 240 fps
Wide angel G-lens
720p @ 960 fps
Wide angel G-lens
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 IMX320 Exmor RSSony IMX320 Exmor RS-Sony Exmor R
Sensor typeCMOSCMOSCMOSCMOS
Sensor format1/3.6"1/3.6"--
Pixel size1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
1.22 µm
0.001220 mm
-1.12 µm
0.001120 mm
ISO--100 - 6400100 - 3200
Aperturef/1.7f/1.7f/2f/2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.95 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.95 mm
25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
22 mm *(35 mm / full frame)18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Field of view80 °80 °-71 °
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
Video resolution2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
2560 x 1440 pixels
3.69 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Auto HDR
Available also with Samsung S5K3H1
Auto HDR
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Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Qualcomm WCD9341 DAC
192 kHz / 24-bit
192 kHz / 32-bit
igh Acoustic Overload Point (AOP) Mic
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit
Clear Audio+
S-Force front surround
192 kHz / 24-bit

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
Galileo
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
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
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
VHT80 MU-MiMO
1024-QAM
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Bluetooth

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

Version5.05.05.05.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
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
Version3.13.13.12.0
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 jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
VoLTE
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
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
XMF
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
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

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
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
3GPP
3GPP2
AVI
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
MKV
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid
ASF
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.

Capacity3000 mAh3000 mAh2700 mAh2700 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
--
3G talk time29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
29 h
1740 min
1.2 days
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Charger output power5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2 A
9 V / 1.67 A
5 V / 2.7 A
9 V / 1.8 A
12 V / 1.35 A
-
Quick charge technology--Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
FeaturesWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Qi/PMA wireless chargingQi/PMA 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)-0.315 W/kg0.8 W/kg1.36 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)-1.27 W/kg1.22 W/kg1.32 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)0.24 W/kg0.37 W/kg0.85 W/kg0.97 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.48 W/kg0.75 W/kg1.09 W/kg0.78 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional featuresSM-G950N - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.240 W/kg; body - 0.480 W/kg
SM-G950U - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.570 W/kg; body - 0.480 W/kg
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