Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact vs Apple iPhone 8

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
750 x 1334 pixels

Aspect Ratio

16:9
16:9

Pixel density

319 ppi
326 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

69.53 %
65.34 %

Peak brightness

 
625 cd/m2 (nit)

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Pressure-sensitive, Oleophobic coating, Scratch-resistant glass, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Apple A11 Bionic APL1W72

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Hexa-core, 2390 MHz, Monsoon and Mistral, 64-bit, 10 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Apple 3-core GPU

RAM

4 GB LPDDR4
2 GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

32 GB
256 GB, not expandable

Available to use

22.75 GB
 

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
iOS (13.x, 12.x, 11.x)

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
1821 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
USB Power Delivery, Qi wireless charging

Talk time

10.50 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)
14.00 hours
the average is 19 h (1115 min)

Stand-by time

19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 21 days (504 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

20.33 hours
the average is 24 h (1418 min)
 

Stand-by time (3G)

21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 27 days (637 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

20.0 days (480 hours)
the average is 24 days (583 h)
 

Music playback

75.00 hours
40.00 hours

Video playback

16.50 hours
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

19 megapixels
12 megapixels

Features

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

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 28 mm; Sensor size: 1/3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm

Flash

LED
Quad LED

Software Features

Digital image stabilization, Object tracking, HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Smile detection, Burst mode, Effects, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Face detection, Burst mode, Exposure compensation, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (60 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (240 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
7 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

Video capture

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

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.3 mm)
5.45 x 2.65 x 0.29 inches (138.4 x 67.3 x 7.3 mm)

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)
5.22 oz (148 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (175 g)

Materials

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
Water, Dust; IP 67

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Silver, Pink, Blue
Gold, Silver, Red, Space gray

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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), 32(1500 L-band), 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), 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)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data Speed

LTE-A Cat 15/5 (800/75 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s
LTE-A Cat 12/13 (600/150 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

 
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Global Roaming

Yes
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
No 3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Multiple speakers

Features

aptX-HD
 

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Access (GAP), Generic Attribute Profile (GATT), Generic Audio/Video Distribution (GAVDP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), Serial Port (SPP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Device ID Profile (DID), Generic Object Exchange (GOEP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile (HOGP), Human Interface Device (HID), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Personal Area Networking Profile (PAN), Phone Book Access (PBAP), SIM Access (SAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0
Lightning

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Headphones port, Charging

Location

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

Sensors

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

Other

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

Hearing aid compatible

 
M3, T4

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 24, 2017
Sep 12, 2017

FCC ID value: PY7-32042D link
FCC ID value: BCG-E3174A link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Body

0.78 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
1.09 W/kg

Shopping information

In The Box

 
EarPods with Lighting connector, Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adapter, Lightning to USB Cable, USB Power Adapter, Documentation

MSRP price

$ 600
$ 849

Availability

Officially announced

Aug 31, 2017
Sep 12, 2017
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