Nokia 8 vs Sony Xperia 5 II vs Google Pixel 4a

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
6.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2560 x 1440 pixels, 554 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio, 444 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED
OLED

Screen-to-body:

69.44 %
80.82 %
82.53 %

Peak brightness:

700 cd/m2 (nit)

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
60Hz refresh rate, HDR video support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250
Qualcomm Snapdragon 730 SM7150-AA

Processor:

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 585, 64-bit, 7 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 470, 64-bit, 8 nm

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650
Adreno 618

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS)
128GB, not expandable

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat)
Android (10)
Android (11, 10)

Battery

Capacity:

3090 mAh
4000 mAh
3140 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery
USB Power Delivery

Max charge speed:

Wired: 18.0W

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera
Single camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12.2 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

13 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)
12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.06"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Optical zoom: 3x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 16 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (120 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
OIS, HDR, Time-lapse video, EIS
EIS

Front:

13 MP (Wide Angle)
8 MP (EIS, HDR)
8 MP

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.96 x 2.90 x 0.31 inches (151.5 x 73.7 x 7.9 mm)
6.22 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (158 x 68 x 8 mm)
5.67 x 2.73 x 0.32 inches (144 x 69.4 x 8.2 mm)

Weight:

5.64 oz (160.0 g)
5.75 oz (163.0 g)
5.04 oz (143.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash; IP54
Water, Dust; IP65/68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Silver, Brown, Blue
Black, Blue, Grey
Just black

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n8, n28, n77, n78, SA, NSA

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD), 28(700 APT)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 32(1500 L-band), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 17(700 b), 18(800 Lower), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46, 48(3600)
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

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

Data Speed:

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 11 (600/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD
Yes

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD, Album art cover
aptX, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.1
5.1

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, ax (Wi-Fi 6), dual-band; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot
802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band; MIMO, Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

NFC, ANT+, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC
NFC

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jun 25, 2020

FCC ID value:

A4RG025J link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.18 W/kg

Body:

1.19 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.00 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950
$ 349

User Manual:

This is the official Sony Xperia 5 II User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Charger, Data cable, Headset, Quick Start Guide, SIM door key
18W USB-C power adapter, 1 m USB-C to USB-C cable (USB 2.0), Quick Start Guide, Quick Switch Adapter, SIM tool

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 16, 2017
Sep 17, 2020
Aug 03, 2020

Expected Announcement:

Yes

Scheduled release:

Q4 2020
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