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Xperia XZ1 vs Galaxy S8 vs LG G6 vs OnePlus 5: specs comparison

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Out of the three Sony smartphones unveiled today, the Xperia XZ1 is certainly the one that attracts the most attention. The Japanese company has clearly played to its strengths with its latest flagship, as it packs the powerful Snapdragon 835 processor, a very capable main camera with unique capabilities, and some pretty interesting audio features. 

Despite its strong sides, the new handset will have to face a veritable murderers' row in the high-end spectrum of the Android market. Both Samsung and LG have produced capable flagships with bigger screens and futuristic designs that make the XZ1 look a bit venerable, while OnePlus' latest device is a performance beast that comes at a relatively affordable price. 

Only time will tell if Sony will find success with the XZ1, but while we wait for it to hit the shelves in mid-September, let's compare the four in terms of specs and see who comes out on top.

SpecificationsSony Xperia XZ1Samsung Galaxy S8LG G6OnePlus 5
Display5.2-inch LCD,
1080 x 1920 pixels
5.8-inch AMOLED,
1440 x 2960 pixels
5.7-inch LCD,
1440 x 2880 pixels
5.5-inch AMOLED,
1080 x 1920 pixels
Size148 x 73 x 7.4mm148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm148.9 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm154.2 x 74.1 x 7.25 mm
Screen-to-body ratio 69.17 %84.26 %79.47 %72.93 %
ProcessorSnapdragon 835Snapdragon 835Snapdragon 821Snapdragon 835
RAM4GB4GB4GB6GB / 8GB
Storage64GB + microSD support64GB + microSD support64GB + microSD support64, 128GB
Battery2,700mAh3,000 mAh3,300 mAh3,300 mAh
Rear camera19MP f/2.0, EIS, 4K video recording12MP f/1.7, OIS,
4K video recording
13MP f/1.7+13MP f/2.4, OIS, 4K video recording16MP f/1.7 +
20MP f/2.6, EIS,
2.0x optical zoom,
4K video recording
Front camera13MP wide-angle8MP wide-angle5MP wide-angle16MP f/2.0
SoftwareAndroid 8Android 7.xAndroid 7.xAndroid 7.x
Water resistance IP68IP68IP68None
Special features3D scanning, 960fps slow-mo video capture, LDAC audio technology, USB Type-C, Dual nano-SIMFingerprint scanner, iris scanner, USB Type-CFingerprint scanner, USB Type-CFingerprint scanner, USB Type-C, Dual nano-SIM, Reading mode
ColorsBlue, Pink, Silver, BlackBlack, Gold, Gray, Silver, BlueBlack, SilverBlack, Gray, Gold

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