Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
- Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G SD865

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia Z5 PremiumSamsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G SD865
Sony Xperia Z5 Premium
Prices
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G SD865
Prices
Model aliasE6853SM-G988
SM-G988U
SM-G988U1
SM-G988B

Design

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

Width76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
76 mm
7.6 cm
0.249 ft
2.992 in
Height154 mm
15.4 cm
0.505 ft
6.063 in
166.9 mm
16.69 cm
0.548 ft
6.571 in
Thickness7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight180 g
0.4 lbs
6.35 oz
222 g
0.49 lbs
7.83 oz
Volume91.29 cm³
5.54 in³
111.62 cm³
6.78 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Chrome
Pink
Cosmic Grey
Cosmic Black
Body materialsGlass
Stainless steel
Glass
Aluminium alloy
CertificationIP65
IP68
IP68

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
Number of SIM cards11
Features-Dual SIM optional (A variant of the model with two SIM card slots is available)
-eSIM

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 (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
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-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)
5G NR-5G-FDD 700 MHz (n28)
5G-FDD 850 MHz (n5)
5G-FDD 900 MHz (n8)
5G-FDD 1800 MHz (n3)
5G-FDD 2100 MHz (n1)
5G-TDD 2300 MHz (n40)
5G-FDD 2600 MHz (n7)
5G-TDD 3500 MHz (n78)
5G-TDD 3700 MHz (n77)
5G mmWave 39 GHz (n260)
5G mmWave 28 GHz (n261)

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 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 20
5G NSA
5G SA
-Snapdragon X55 modem
Enhanced 4x4 MIMO
Up to 7CA
LAA (US only)

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 5.1.1 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Android 10
User interface (UI)-One UI 2.0

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 810 MSM8994Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Process technology20 nm7 nm
CPU4x 2.0 GHz ARM Cortex-A57, 4x 1.5 GHz ARM Cortex-A531x 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 585, 4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 585
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB-
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
-
CPU cores88
CPU frequency2000 MHz2840 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 430Qualcomm Adreno 650
GPU frequency600 MHz-
RAM capacity3 GB12 GB
16 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4LPDDR5
RAM channelsDouble channel-
RAM frequency1600 MHz2750 MHz

Storage

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

Storage32 GB128 GB
256 GB
512 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/technologyIPSDynamic AMOLED 2X
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
6.9 in
175.26 mm
17.53 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.83 in
71.92 mm
7.19 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
6.29 in
159.82 mm
15.98 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.222:1
Resolution2160 x 3840 pixels1440 x 3200 pixels
Pixel density801 ppi
314 ppcm
509 ppi
200 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.48 %90.91 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display
Chemical tempered glass
Anti-fingerprint coating
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Infinity-O Display
Always-On Display
120Hz refresh rate
HDR10+

Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Barometer
Geomagnetic
Fingerprint
Hall
Step detector
Step counter
Fingerprint sensor model - Fingerprint Cards FPC1145
In-display ultrasonic 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 Exmor RSSamsung S5KHM1
Sensor typeCMOSISOCELL
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
8.17 x 10.82 mm
0.53 in
Sensor format-1/1.33"
Pixel size1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Crop factor5.643.19
ISO100 - 12800-
Aperturef/2f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.26 mm
24.01 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
-
Field of view-79 °
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
12000 x 9000 pixels
108 MP
Video resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
7680 x 4320 pixels
33.18 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
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Optical 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)
1080p @ 60fps
720p @ 120fps
Pulse LED flash
Wide angel G-lens
Sensor type - ISOCELL Bright
Nonacell pixel size - 2.4 μm (9-in-1 pixel binning)
Super Phase detection
Object tracking AF
2160p @ 60 fps
1080p @ 240 fps
720p @ 960 fps
HDR10+ video recording
Secondary rear camera - 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Sensor model - Samsung S5K2L3SX (#2)
Sensor size - 5.88 mm x 7.68 mm (#2)
Pixel size - 1.4 µm (#2)
Aperture size - f/2.2 (#2)
Angle of view - 120° (#2)
Third rear camera - 48 MP (periscope telephoto)
Sensor model - Sony IMX586 (#3)
Sensor size - 5.62 mm x 7.47 mm (#3)
Pixel size - 0.8 µm (#3)
Quad Bayer CFA (#3)
Aperture size - f/3.5 (#3)
Angle of view - 24° (#3)
OIS (#3)
10x optical zoom (#3)
30x hybrid zoom (#3)
100x digital zoom (Space Zoom) (#3)
Fourth rear camera - DepthVision
Sensor model - Sony IMX516 (#4)
Image resolution - 640 x 480 pixels (#4)
Sensor size - 4.85 mm x 5.11 mm (#4)
Pixel size - 5.0 µm (#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 modelSony Exmor RSamsung S5KGH1
Sensor type-ISOCELL
Sensor size-5.13 x 6.51 mm
0.33 in
Sensor format-1/2.65"
Pixel size-0.7 µm
0.000700 mm
Crop factor-5.22
Aperture-f/2.2
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent25 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Field of view-80 °
Image resolution2592 x 1944 pixels
5.04 MP
7968 x 5480 pixels
43.66 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps60 fps
Features-Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
HDR
Autofocus
Digital image stabilizationSensor type - ISOCELL Plus
TetraCell RGB Bayer Pattern
Phase detection with Dual Pixel
Auto HDR

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Stereo speakers
3D Surround Sound384 kHz / 32-bit
AKG audio
Dolby Atmos

Radio

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

RadioYesYes
RDS-

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
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
Wi-Fi Display
802.11ax
MiMOHE80
MiMO
1024-QAM

Bluetooth

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

Version4.15.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
AVRCP
DIP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP

USB

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

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-C
Version2.03.2
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter-

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 jackYesNo

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
ANT+
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC
ANT+

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
Flash
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
ALAC
Opus
DSD
LDAC
AAC
AMR
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
3GA
OGA
AWB
MID
XMF
MXMF
IMY
RTTTL
RTX
OTA
APE
DSF
DFF

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
MPEG-4
VP8
VP9
Xvid
AVI
MKV
MP4
WMV
M4V
3GP
3G2
ASF
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.

Capacity3430 mAh5000 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time15 h
900 min
0.6 days
-
2G stand-by time630 h
37800 min
26.3 days
-
3G talk time19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
-
3G stand-by time630 h
37800 min
26.3 days
-
4G stand-by time630 h
37800 min
26.3 days
-
Charger output power5 V / 1.5 A9 V / 5 A
FeaturesNon-removableWireless charging
Fast charging
Non-removable
-Qi/PMA wireless charging - 15 W
Wireless reverse charging - 9 W
Fast Wireless Charging 2.0
USB Power Delivery 3.0

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)0.466 W/kg-
Body SAR (EU)0.468 W/kg-
Head SAR (USA)0.43 W/kg0.94 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.81 W/kg0.95 W/kg

Additional features

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

Additional features-Samsung DeX
SAR - Product-specific (wireless router) - 1.08 W/Kg
SAR - Simultaneous transmission - 1.59 W/Kg
SM-G988B - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 0.74 W/kg; body - 1.12 W/kg
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