Apple iPhone 8 vs Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact

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Display

Display size

4.7 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

750 x 1334 pixels
1080 x 2160 pixels

Pixel density

326 ppi
483 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

65.34 %
73.56 %

Peak brightness

625 cd/m2 (nit)
700 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 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
19 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, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

Quad LED
LED

Video recording

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

Features

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

Front

7 megapixels
5 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
 

Design

Dimensions

5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)
5.31 x 2.56 x 0.48 inches (135 x 65 x 12.1 mm)

Weight

5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.93 oz (168 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 67
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Gold, Gray, Silver, Red
Black, Silver, Pink, Green

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Apple 3-core GPU
Adreno 630

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

256 GB, not expandable
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
48 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 400 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

1821 mAh
2870 mAh

Charging

USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery

Talk time

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

Stand-by time

 
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

 
20.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)

Music playback

40.00 hours
73.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
15.30 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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

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 Cat 15/5 (800/75 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
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Yes
USB 3.1

Connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Apple Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Notification light, Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

Lightning
USB Type-C (reversible)

Additional microphone(s)

Yes
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Sep 12, 2017
Jul 25, 2018

FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link
FCC ID value: PY7-24118Q link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.09 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Body

1.09 W/kg
0.74 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.44 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.09 W/kg
1.07 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, USB-C cable, USB-C to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter and Manaul

MSRP price

$ 849
 
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