Samsung Galaxy S9 vs Sony Xperia 5 III vs Samsung Galaxy S10e

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Comparison mode:

Display

Size:

5.8 inches
6.1 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution:

2960 x 1440 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio, 568 PPI
2520 x 1080 pixels, 21:9 ratio, 449 PPI
2280 x 1080 pixels, 19:9 ratio, 438 PPI

Technology:

Super AMOLED
OLED
Dynamic AMOLED

Screen-to-body:

84.36 %
81.34 %
83.35 %

Features:

HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
120Hz refresh rate, HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR support, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845
Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350
Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Processor:

Octa-core, 2800 MHz, Kryo 385, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 680, 64-bit, 5 nm
Octa-core, 2840 MHz, Kryo 485, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU:

Adreno 630
Adreno 660
Adreno 640

RAM:

4GB LPDDR4
8GB LPDDR4
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

64GB
256GB (UFS)
128GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 1024 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI
Android (11)
Android (11, 10, 9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity:

3000 mAh
4500 mAh
3100 mAh

Type:

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

Battery life test results:

Charging:

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging
USB Power Delivery
Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Qi and Powermat wireless charging, Reverse wireless charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Triple camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)
12 MP (OIS, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/1.7"; Pixel size: 1.8 μm
Aperture size: F1.5/F2.4; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Telephoto, OIS, PDAF)
16 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications:

Optical zoom: 3.0x; Aperture size: F2.3; Focal Length: 70 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.1"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera:

12 MP (Ultra-wide, PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.5"

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (120 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)

Features:

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

Front:

8 MP (Autofocus, HDR)
8 MP (HDR)
10 MP (Autofocus, HDR)

Video capture:

2560x1440 (QHD) (30 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Design

Dimensions:

5.81 x 2.70 x 0.33 inches (147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm)
6.18 x 2.68 x 0.32 inches (157 x 68 x 8.2 mm)
5.60 x 2.75 x 0.31 inches (142.2 x 69.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

5.75 oz (163.0 g)
5.96 oz (169.0 g)
5.29 oz (150.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 6); Frame: Metal
Back: Glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5); Frame: Aluminum

Resistance:

Water, Dust; IP68
Water, Dust; IP65/68
Water, Dust; IP68

Biometrics:

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

Features:

Notification light

Keys:

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

Colors:

Midnight black, Coral blue, Titanium gray, Lilac purple, Burgundy red, Sunrise gold, Ice blue
Black, Green, Pink
Prism blue, Prism black, Prism white, Prism green, Canary yellow, Flamingo pink, Prism silver

Cellular

5G:

n1, n3, n5, n7, n8, n28, n38, n40, n41, n77, n78, n79

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 71(600)
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), 19(800 Upper), 20(800 DD), 25(1900+), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d), 66(AWS-3)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 14(700 PS), 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), 71(600)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 34(2000), 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46
Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+), 46

UMTS:

Bands 5(850), 8(900), 4(1700/2100), 2(1900), 1(2100)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 6(800), 8(900), 19(800)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 8(900)

Data Speed:

LTE-A Pro Cat 18 (1200/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA
LTE-A, HSPA
LTE-A Pro Cat 20 (2000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features:

32-Bit DAC, aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, aptX, aptX-HD
32-Bit DAC, Dolby Atmos, aptX-HD

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share, TV-out
Wireless screen share

Radio:

FM
FM

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

5.0
5.2
5.0

Wi-Fi:

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

USB:

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

Features:

Charging, OTG, Video out
Charging, OTG
Charging, OTG, Video out

Location:

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

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Other:

NFC, ANT+
NFC
NFC, ANT+

Hearing aid compatible:

M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Jan 11, 2018
Feb 01, 2019

FCC ID value:

A3LSMG960U
A3LSMG970U

Measured SAR:

Head:

0.35 W/kg
0.36 W/kg

Body:

0.96 W/kg
0.92 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.95 W/kg
1.36 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 720
$ 750

User Manual:

This is the official Samsu​ng Galaxy S10e User Guide in English provided from the manufacturer.

In The Box:

Data cable, Travel adapter, Ejection Pin, USB Connector (OTG), Earphones by AKG, Quick Start Guide, Protective film

Availability

Officially announced:

Feb 25, 2018
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