Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia XZ

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Display

Display size

5.1 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

577 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

70.48 %
71.00 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

16 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.9; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.6"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm
Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"

Flash

LED
LED

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

Optical image stabilization, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video light, Video calling
Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

5 megapixels
13 megapixels

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)
Wide Angle

Design

Dimensions

5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 inches (143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

4.87 oz (138 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum
Back: Aluminum

Resistance

 
Water, Dust

IP certified

 
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Features

Touch sensitive control keys
 

Colors

Black, Gold, Blue, White
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7420
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Octa-core, 2100 MHz, ARM Cortex-A57 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T760 MP8
Adreno 530

RAM

3 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

128 GB, not expandable
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

 
21.5 GB

Storage expansion

 
up to 256 GB

OS

Android (7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow, 5.1 Lollipop, 5.0 Lollipop), Samsung TouchWiz UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)

Battery

Capacity

2550 mAh
2900 mAh

Charging

Yes, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
11.70 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

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

Stand-by time (3G)

 
25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 26 days (636 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
24.6 days (590 hours)
the average is 26 days (627 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

10 hours
 

LTE

12 hours
 

Wi-Fi

12 hours
 

Music playback

57.00 hours
78.00 hours

Video playback

13.00 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

850, 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, HSUPA, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi

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

Mobile Payment

Samsung Pay
 

Location

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

Other

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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M3, T3
 

Other features

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

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA, Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation, Video recording
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 02, 2015
Feb 14, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG920A link
FCC ID value: PY7-29752M link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.49 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Body

0.96 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.25 W/kg
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.04 W/kg
0.80 W/kg
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