Sony Xperia XZs vs Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7: specs comparison

The brand new Sony Xperia XZs is out of the bag, and it's a stylish and more compact variation of the larger Xperia XZ Premium. With the XZs, Sony wants to entice consumers which are looking for a top-notch phone that is not in the "big phablet" category, so let's see how the specs of this new handset compare to some of its most popular rivals like the Apple iPhone 7 and the Samsung Galaxy S7.

First off, it's worth pointing out that the Xperia XZs borrows a lot of features from last year's high-end XZ model. This might disappoint some, as one would expect more from a $699.99 priced 2017 flagship. Still, the Snapdragon 820 system chip and 4 GB of RAM that the XZs sports won't have too much trouble handling even the most intense present-day applications.

Although many of its characteristics scream "2016", the Xperia XZs does host some interesting modern components. Sony has incorporated its latest 19 MP sensor on the device, which is capable of shooting super slow-motion video at 960 fps. Another nifty addition is the inclusion of dual SIM support, which you won't be able to find on XZs' competitors. 

So, how does the trio match up? Let's take a look at the specs comparison right below.

Sony Xperia XZs vs Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

Sony Xperia XZsApple iPhone 7Samsung Galaxy S7
PlatformAndroid 7 NougatiOS (10.x)Android 7 Nougat
Dimensions146 x 72 x 8.1 mm, 161 g weight138.3 x 67.1 x 7.1 mm, 138 g weight142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm, 152 g weight
Display5.2” Full HD (1080 x 1920)4.7" (750 x 1334)5.1" Quad HD (1440 x 2560)
Processor, RAMQualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAMApple A10 Fusion 2.34 GHz, 2 GB RAMQualcomm Snapdragon 820 2.2 GHz, 4 GB RAM
Storage64GB + microSD support256 GB64GB + microSD support
CamerasMain: 19MP, 1/2.3” sensor size, 960fps slow motion video capture, Anti-distortion shutter, 4K video

Front: 13MP 1/3.06” Exmor RS, 22mm wide angle lens
Main: 12MP, 1/3” sensor size,Optical image stabilization,Sapphire crystal lens cover, 4K video

Front: 7 MP
Main: 12MP, 1/2.5" sensor size, Optical image stabilization, 4K video

Front: 5MP
Battery2900 mAh1960 mAh3000 mAh
Special features IP 68 water resistance, Dual SIM supportIP 67 water resistance, No 3.5mm jack IP 68 water resistance, Curved screen

Related phones

Xperia XZs
  • Display 5.2" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP / 13 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, Quad-core, 2200 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2900 mAh



1. DBoss

Posts: 102; Member since: Feb 18, 2017

Special features : No 3.5mm audio jack................ LOL!!

5. FluffyBled unregistered

It is not even a f**king feature, let alone special. It's a freaking missing feature!

6. sgodsell

Posts: 7605; Member since: Mar 16, 2013

The real laughable feature on the iPhone 7 is the low resolution display that people are willing to pay a flagship price for.

8. kiko007

Posts: 7521; Member since: Feb 17, 2016

Because people buy phones to stare at the screen all day./s

9. pt020

Posts: 176; Member since: Apr 08, 2014

They have one more feature NFC only to pay ...

2. nctx77

Posts: 2540; Member since: Sep 03, 2013

How is no headphone jack a feature? Also, it's always laughable when they compare last years iPhone with these new 2017 phones. The iPhone 7 is over 6 months old. Lastly, it will still smoke these new phones in real life! #iphone X

3. submar

Posts: 713; Member since: Sep 19, 2014

You forgot to mention s7 is 1 yo.

7. alemanders

Posts: 4; Member since: Feb 14, 2017

^what this guy said.

4. jphiller87

Posts: 92; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Sony...lmao. There is not one reason to buy this over any other phone.

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