HTC U Ultra vs Sony Xperia XA1

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Display

Display size

5.7 inches
5.0 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

513 ppi
294 ppi

Technology

S-LCD 5
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.19 %
70.87 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Additional display

2.0 inches, 1040 x 160 pixels, IPS LCD
 

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.55 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

Dual LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle, Autofocus, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.39 x 3.14 x 0.31 inches (162.41 x 79.79 x 7.99 mm)
5.71 x 2.64 x 0.31 inches (145 x 67 x 8 mm)

Weight

6.00 oz (170 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
 

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Pink, Blue, White
Black, Gold, Pink, White

Multimedia

Headphones

USB Type-C (reversible)
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share, SlimPort
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro-AB
MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU

Adreno 530
Mali-T880 MP2

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
32 GB

Available to use

 
24 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 2000 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1
USB Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features

Mass storage device, Video out
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28
Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
 

UMTS

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

Data

LTE-A Cat 12 (600/100 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

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2300 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
MediaTek Pump Express

Talk time

 
11.30 hours
the average is 21 h (1250 min)

Stand-by time

 
23.3 days (560 hours)
the average is 21 days (493 h)

Talk time (3G)

26.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)
10.12 hours
the average is 23 h (1378 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
25.1 days (603 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Talk time (4G)

26 hours
 

Stand-by time (4G)

13.0 days (312 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
23.8 days (572 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Music playback

 
55.32 hours

Video playback

 
7.35 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 02, 2017
Aug 16, 2017

FCC ID value: NM82PZF100 link
FCC ID value: PY7-98591H link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.03 W/kg
0.55 W/kg

Body

0.22 W/kg
1.10 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.26 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.54 W/kg
1.39 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, microUSB cable and user documentation

MSRP price

$ 749
$ 299
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