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Nokia 8 vs Sony Xperia 5 II

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Display

Size:

5.3 inches
6.1 inches

Resolution:

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

Technology:

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body:

69.44 %
80.82 %

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

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250

Processor:

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

GPU:

Adreno 540
Adreno 650

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR5

Internal storage:

64GB
128GB (UFS)

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 1000 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

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

Battery

Capacity:

3090 mAh
4000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Not user replaceable

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery

Camera

Rear:

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera:

13 MP (OIS, Laser and PDAF)
12 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"

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)

Features:

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

Front:

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

Video capture:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)
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)

Weight:

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

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Splash; IP54
Water, Dust; IP65/68

Biometrics:

Iris scanner, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

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

Colors:

Silver, Brown, Blue
Black, Blue, Grey

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)

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)

UMTS:

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

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD
Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

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

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
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

USB:

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

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Buyers information

Price:

$ 950

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

Availability

Officially announced:

Aug 16, 2017
Sep 17, 2020

Expected Announcement:

Yes

Scheduled release:

Q4 2020
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