Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) vs Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact

Display

Display size

4.7 inches
4.6 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

312 ppi
319 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

69.30 %
69.53 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

13 megapixels
19 megapixels

Hardware Features

Autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.30 x 2.57 x 0.29 inches (134.5 x 65.2 x 7.3 mm)
5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.3 mm)

Weight

4.66 oz (132 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

 
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Quad 7578
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Quad-core, 1500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T720 MP2
Adreno 540

RAM

1.5 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

10.7 GB
22.75 GB

Storage expansion

up to 128 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 5.1 Lollipop)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
10.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

14.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
20.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Music playback

58.00 hours
75.00 hours

Video playback

14.00 hours
16.50 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
USB 2.0

Connector

microUSB
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

Accelerometer, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

 
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

 
Aug 24, 2017

 
FCC ID value: PY7-32042D link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

 
0.97 W/kg

Body

 
0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

 
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

 
0.98 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 600
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