Samsung Galaxy A8+ (2018) vs Sony Xperia XZ3

Display

Display size

6.0 inches
6.0 inches

Resolution

1080 x 2220 pixels
1440 x 2880 pixels

Pixel density

411 ppi
537 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

75.43 %
80.67 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
19 megapixels

Hardware Features

Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Video recording

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

Features

Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

Dual-Camera
Wide Angle, Autofocus

Design

Dimensions

6.30 x 2.98 x 0.33 inches (159.9 x 75.7 x 8.3 mm)
6.22 x 2.87 x 0.39 inches (158 x 73 x 9.9 mm)

Weight

6.74 oz (191 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
6.81 oz (193 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 68

Biometrics

2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Gray, Blue
Black, Green, Red, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
USB Type-C (reversible)

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
aptX-HD

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Radio

FM
 

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 7885
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Mali-G71
Adreno 630

RAM

6 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

64 GB
64 GB

Available to use

 
49 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat), Samsung One UI
Android (9.0 Pie)

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

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

Location

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

Sensors

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 40, 41
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Battery

Capacity

3500 mAh
3330 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Yes
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

 
13.30 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)

Stand-by time

 
21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)

Talk time (3G)

23.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
23.80 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
22.9 days (550 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
21.7 days (520 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)

Internet use

3G: 12 hours; LTE: 14 hours; Wi-Fi: 15 hours
 

Music playback

50.00 hours
84.00 hours

Video playback

19.00 hours
11.80 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Nov 09, 2017
Aug 03, 2018

FCC ID value: A3LSMA730F link
FCC ID value: PY7-26828G link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.20 W/kg
0.14 W/kg

Body

0.75 W/kg
0.44 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.08 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.92 W/kg
0.85 W/kg

Phablet

3.95 W/kg
 

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 900
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