Poll results: Galaxy S9 wins popularity contest vs Xperia XZ2... by a hair

Poll results: Galaxy S9 wins popularity contest vs Xperia XZ2... by a hair
At this year's MWC, we only saw two of the major players introduce their flagships. First, we got Samsung's Galaxy S9, then Sony showed us the brand-new Xperia XZ2. They are both cool phones in their own right, with their strengths, weaknesses, and unique features.

The Samsung Galaxy S9 refines on the S8 formula with very slight design changes, stereo speakers, the introduction of Super slow motion on Samsung's side, AR Emoji, Portrait mode for the S9+, and the cool new variable camera.

The Sony Xperia XZ2 got a redesign with a super-wide 18:9 screen ratio, a fingerprint scanner for the US market, its own 3D Creator Avatars (custom emoji), the weird dynamic vibration, Super slow motion upgraded to 1080p, and 4K HDR video recording.

We decided to see which one got the audience's favor more. So, we devised a poll. In the results below, you can see that the Galaxy S9 did win... but not by that much. Samsung has been growing into a goliath in the mobile world for the past 3 years, so, good job Sony!

Which one did you like better?

Samsung Galaxy S9
57.37%
Sony Xperia XZ2
42.63%

Related phones

Galaxy S9
  • Display 5.8" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 256 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(31h talk time)
Xperia XZ2
  • Display 5.7" 1080 x 2160 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3180 mAh(23h 3G talk time)

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22 Comments

1. fyah_king unregistered

That's more than a hair.lol

3. tani24

Posts: 51; Member since: Feb 24, 2015

At least two hairs :)!

5. danny_a2005

Posts: 353; Member since: Oct 06, 2011

I like the design of Xperia phone so much more, i Like the front color matching the back, choices

13. Feanor

Posts: 1341; Member since: Jun 20, 2012

Considering that the sales will be 95:5 in favour of Samsung, these results are look like home run for Sony.

23. AliBashir

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 18, 2017

Its a hair and even less, Samsung sells around 15 time more than Sony annually you can consider it as a popularity ratio too, while the poll shows 15% deference, have you ever asked yourself why Samsung is committing to buy all first bunch of snapdragon chipsets since 2017? Knowing that their snapdragon variant doesn't cell 1% compared to Sony /LG/HTC/ONEPLUS /GOOGLE PIXEL...... All together.

2. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

More xamxung fanboys more votes s9

20. JohnR

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

And why shouldn’t they? Your post makes no sense

21. JohnR

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

And why shouldn’t they? Your post makes no sense

4. bucky

Posts: 3774; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

The sales figures will speak otherwise. I’m thinking a lot of haters in this poll. Like the Apple ones.

14. duckofdeath unregistered

Yeah, because a slight change to the old Sony design will suddenly make Sony a household mobile brand... The only ones "buying" Sony phones these days are Sony employees, the rest are used for movie brand marketing in Hollywood. Been like that for a decade. Even Microsoft is rolling their eyes, telling Sony enough is enough. :)

6. byazatt

Posts: 316; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

Sony fans are like ghosts.. They make a lot of noise and show lots of love to their beloved gadgets but.. They don't buy!

16. Ciro1900

Posts: 591; Member since: Dec 17, 2017

what happens is that the 90% who buy xamxung are grandmothers, grandmothers and casuals, those who buy xperias we are more harduser and we want the best, we usually visit more technology sites.

18. duckofdeath unregistered

*facepalm*

22. JohnR

Posts: 145; Member since: Sep 08, 2017

How old are you, 13?

7. Sparkxster

Posts: 1197; Member since: Mar 31, 2017

Xperia XZ2 looks much better than S9.

9. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

not at all

11. Guaire

Posts: 867; Member since: Oct 15, 2014

Compare to S9 it's a brick. The real thing will be left alone at the stores for sure. It's a brick compare to almost any phone I can think of right now. That's not about Samsung S9 being better. You can look at how super budget friendly Redmi 5 kept the dimensions and weight in check. https://www.phonearena.com/phones/size/Samsung-Galaxy-S9,Sony-Xperia-XZ2,Xiaomi-Redmi-5/phones/10716,10790,10753

10. Furkan

Posts: 552; Member since: Feb 25, 2017

XZ2 doesnt look premium at all.

12. gamehead unregistered

15% is a hair?

17. kevin007in

Posts: 327; Member since: Oct 28, 2015

I .cannot remember the last time when i saw anyone holding a sony device...... specially here in north america. who buys them by the way? I almost thought sony does not exist aymore.. :P

19. BuffaloSouce

Posts: 1251; Member since: May 01, 2017

Why does it matter who buys them?

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