Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) 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

67.85 %
69.53 %

Features

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, CMOS image sensor
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

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Features

 
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.33 x 2.61 x 0.31 inches (135.4 x 66.2 x 7.9 mm)
5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.3 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor

Octa-core, 1600 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-T830 MP2
Adreno 540

RAM

2 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

16 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

9.7 GB
22.75 GB

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
Android (8.0 Oreo)

Battery

Capacity

2350 mAh
2700 mAh

Charging

 
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
10.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1396 min)

Stand-by time

 
19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 21 days (503 h)

Talk time (3G)

17.00 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)

Internet use

 
 

3G

12 hours
 

LTE

16 hours
 

Wi-Fi

17 hours
 

Music playback

41.00 hours
75.00 hours

Video playback

17.00 hours
16.50 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 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-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSPA
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

4.2
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 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback
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

Dec 21, 2016
Aug 24, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMA320F link
FCC ID value: PY7-32042D link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.45 W/kg
0.97 W/kg

Body

0.74 W/kg
0.78 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.56 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.94 W/kg
0.98 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 600
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