Apple iPhone 8 vs Sony Xperia XA1

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.34 %
70.87 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
 

Features

Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

7 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
5.71 x 2.64 x 0.31 inches (145 x 67 x 8 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
 

Resistance

Water, Dust
 

IP certified

IP 67
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Red
Black, Gold, Pink, White

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Mali-T880 MP2

RAM

2 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

iOS (12.x, 11.x)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
2300 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
MediaTek Pump Express

Talk time

14.00 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
11.30 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
23.3 days (560 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
10.12 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
25.1 days (603 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
23.8 days (572 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
55.32 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
7.35 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

850, 900, 1700/2100 MHz
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 Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

5.0
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Location

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

Other

NFC, UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Hall (for flip covers)

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T4
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

Lightning
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
 

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2017
Aug 16, 2017

FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
FCC ID value: PY7-98591H link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
0.55 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
1.39 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
Charger, microUSB cable and user documentation

MSRP price

$ 849
$ 299
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