Sony Xperia XA1 vs Samsung Galaxy A40

$199.99 VIEW ON AMAZON
$269.00 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Display size

5.0 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

294 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

70.87 %
85.73 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

MediaTek Helio P20 MT6757
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP2
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat)
Android (9.0 Pie), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

2300 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

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

Charging

MediaTek Pump Express
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

23 megapixels
16 megapixels

Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Features

 
Ultra-wide

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Autofocus
 

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.64 x 0.31 inches (145 x 67 x 8 mm)
5.69 x 2.72 x 0.31 inches (144.4 x 69.2 x 7.9 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.94 oz (140 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

 
Back: Plastic

Biometrics

 
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Gold, Pink, White
Black, Coral, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 2(1900), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 28(700 APT), 29(700 d)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

 
Bands 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, OTG, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

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

Shopping information

In The Box

Charger, microUSB cable and user documentation
 

MSRP price

$ 299
 
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