Apple iPhone 8 vs Sony Xperia 1

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
6.5 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1644 x 3840 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
21:9

Pixel density

326 ppi
643 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
P-OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

65.34 %
82.22 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
400 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Triple camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.6; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Optical image stabilization, Autofocus

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Software Features

HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
Digital image stabilization, Manual focus, RAW image capture, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Shutter speed control, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (24 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (960 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Digital image stabilization

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Optical image stabilization (OIS), High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
6.57 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (167 x 72 x 8.2 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)
6.28 oz (178 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (173 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 67
Water, Dust; IP 65/68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Red
Black, Gray, Purple, White

Multimedia

Headphones

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

 
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SM8150

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 640

RAM

2 GB LPDDR4
6 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
128 GB

Available to use

 
114 GB

Storage expansion

 
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x)
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Video Control Transport Protocol (AVCTP), Audio/Video Distribution Transport Protocol (AVDTP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Bluetooth Network Encapsulation Protocol (BNEP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Multi-Channel Adaptation Protocol (MCAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features

 
USB charging

Charging connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling)
NFC

Hearing aid compatible

M3, T4
 

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz
800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 19 (1600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
3330 mAh

Type

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
USB Power Delivery

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)
11.00 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
20.4 days (490 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
24.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1373 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
23.8 days (570 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
104.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
11.70 hours

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2017
 

FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
 

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
 

Body

1.09 W/kg
 

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
 

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
 

Shopping information

In The Box

EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 950

Availability

Officially announced

Sep 12, 2017
Feb 25, 2019
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