Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy S8

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Display

Size:

5.1 inches
5.0 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

1920 x 1080 pixels, 432 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 443 PPI
2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 570 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
TFT
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

69.76 %
68.91 %
84.26 %

Colors:

16 777 216
16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch
Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Dragontrail), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998

Processor:

Quad-core, 2500 MHz, Krait 400, 32-bit, 28 nm
Quad-core, 1500 MHz, Krait
Octa-core, 2350 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU:

Adreno 330
Adreno 320
Adreno 540

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
2GB
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

32GB
16GB, available to use: 11 GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDHC up to 32 GB
microSDXC up to 256 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop, 4.4.4, 4.4.2, 4.3, 4.2.2, 4.1.2)
Android (9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

2800 mAh
2330 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Li - Ion, User replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Qi and Powermat wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Single camera
Single camera

Main camera:

16 MP (BSI sensor, PDAF)
13.1 MP (Autofocus, BSI sensor)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 2560x1440 (QHD), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (240 fps)

Features:

HDR, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing
HDR, EIS, Video calling
HDR, Time-lapse video, Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

2.1 MP
2.2 MP
8 MP (Wide Angle, Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

1920x1080 (Full HD)
1920x1080 (Full HD)
2560x1440 (QHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.59 x 2.85 x 0.32 inches (142 x 72.5 x 8.1 mm)
5.47 x 2.80 x 0.31 inches (139 x 71 x 7.9 mm)
5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31 inches (148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0 mm)

Weight:

5.11 oz (145.0 g)
5.15 oz (146.0 g)
5.47 oz (155.0 g)

Materials:

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

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP67
Water, Dust; IP57
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (swipe)
Iris scanner, 2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys, Interchangeable covers, Notification light

Keys:

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Left: Volume control, Other; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Purple, White
Midnight black, Orchid gray, Arctic silver, Coral blue, Maple gold, Rose pink, Burgundy red

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 18(800 Lower)
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), 18(800 Lower), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 30(2300 WCS), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 1(2100)
Bands 5(850), 8(900), 2(1900), 1(2100)

Data Speed:

LTE Cat 4 (150/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM
Micro SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback
32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

MHL
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL, MirrorLink, TV-out
DLNA, Wireless screen share, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo, RDS

Additional microphone(s):

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.0
4.0
5.0, EDR

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

microUSB, USB 3.0
microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 3.1

Features:

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

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

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

Sensors:

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

Other:

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

Hearing aid compatible:

M3
M3, T3

Phone features

Notifications:

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

Other features:

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

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 19, 2013
Apr 06, 2017

FCC ID value:

PY7PM-0280 link
A3LSMG950U link

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.52 W/kg
0.49 W/kg

Body:

0.61 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.57 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.10 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Buyers information

In The Box:

Quick charger EP881, USB media cable, Wired Headset EX300AP, Internal battery

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 24, 2014
Jan 07, 2013
Mar 29, 2017
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