Sony Xperia XZ vs Apple iPhone XS

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.8 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1125 x 2436 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
459 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
OLED

Screen-to-body ratio

71.00 %
82.64 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
HDR video support, Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

23 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 26 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.55"; Pixel size: 1.4 μm

Second camera

 
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Telephoto, Sapphire crystal lens cover, Optical image stabilization, Phase detection autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

 
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.4"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Optical image stabilization, Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

13 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Design

Dimensions

5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 inches (146 x 72 x 8.1 mm)
5.65 x 2.79 x 0.30 inches (143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm)

Weight

5.68 oz (161 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
6.24 oz (177 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Stainless steel

Resistance

Water, Dust
Water, Dust

IP certified

IP 68
IP 68

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
3D Face unlock

Colors

Black, Gray, Pink, Blue
Gold, Gray, Silver

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996
Apple A12 Bionic APL1W81

Processor

Quad-core, 2150 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm
Hexa-core, 2490 MHz, Vortex and Tempest, 64-bit, 7 nm

GPU

Adreno 530
Apple 4-core GPU

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
512 GB, not expandable

Maximum User Storage

21.5 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.1 Nougat, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow)
iOS (12.x)

Battery

Capacity

2900 mAh
2659 mAh

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

11.70 hours
the average is 22 h (1342 min)
20.00 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)

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)
 

Music playback

78.00 hours
60.00 hours

Video playback

11.00 hours
14.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 29, 30, 32, 66, 71

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41
Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46

UMTS

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA

 
800, 1900 MHz

Data

LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Pro Cat 16 (1000/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM, eSIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

USB 2.0
Yes

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment

 
Apple Pay

Location

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

Other

NFC, 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, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer

Notifications

Haptic feedback
Haptic feedback, Vibration

Hearing aid compatibility

 
M3, T4

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
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Headphones connector

3.5mm
Lightning

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation, Video recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Feb 14, 2017
Sep 12, 2018

FCC ID value: PY7-29752M link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3218A link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.53 W/kg
0.90 W/kg

Body

0.35 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.47 W/kg
1.53 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.80 W/kg
0.99 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lightning Connector, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

 
$ 1349
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