Samsung Galaxy S7 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

576 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

Super AMOLED
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.30 %
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

12 megapixels
23 megapixels

Hardware Features

Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus
Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"; Pixel size: 1.4 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) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing
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

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm)
5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)

Weight

5.36 oz (152 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4); Frame: Aluminum
Back: 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, Silver, Pink, White
Black, Gray, Pink, Blue

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Adreno 530

RAM

4 GB
3 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Maximum User Storage

24.5 GB
21.5 GB

Storage expansion

up to 200 GB
up to 256 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
2900 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Talk time

 
11.70 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)

Stand-by time

 
25.0 days (600 hours)
the average is 20 days (480 h)

Talk time (3G)

28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)
17.50 hours
the average is 23 h (1364 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

 
25.4 days (610 hours)
the average is 25 days (602 h)

Stand-by time (4G)

 
24.6 days (590 hours)
the average is 24 days (570 h)

Internet use

 
 

3G

11 hours
 

LTE

13 hours
 

Wi-Fi

14 hours
 

Music playback

55.00 hours
78.00 hours

Video playback

16.00 hours
11.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 1700/2100, 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 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, 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

HD Voice

Yes
 

VoLTE

Yes
 

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
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 OTG, 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), 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

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

Hearing aid compatibility

M4, T3
 

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
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
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 12, 2016
Feb 14, 2017

FCC ID value: A3LSMG930F link
FCC ID value: PY7-29752M link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.43 W/kg
0.53 W/kg

Body

1.06 W/kg
0.35 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.47 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.03 W/kg
0.80 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 699
 
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