Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy A40

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
5.9 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
1080 x 2340 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
437 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.53 %
85.73 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera

19 megapixels
16 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Second camera

 
5 megapixels

Hardware Features

 
Ultra-wide

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 13 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

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

Features

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
25 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.3 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

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

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

Colors

Black, Silver, Pink, Blue
Black, Pink, Blue, White

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Dolby Atmos, Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7885

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-G71 MP2

RAM

4 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Available to use

22.75 GB
49.4 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
5.0

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; Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Barometer, Step detector, Step counter
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Mobile Payment

 
Samsung Pay

Other

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

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

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

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data

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

Dual SIM

 
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
3100 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Talk time

10.50 hours
the average is 20 h (1174 min)
 

Stand-by time

19.6 days (470 hours)
the average is 20 days (491 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

20.33 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
18.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

21.2 days (510 hours)
the average is 26 days (614 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

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

Internet use

 
3G: 9 hours; LTE: 11 hours; Wi-Fi: 11 hours

Music playback

75.00 hours
62.00 hours

Video playback

16.50 hours
14.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording, TTY/TDD
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Aug 24, 2017
Mar 08, 2019

FCC ID value: PY7-32042D link
FCC ID value: A3LSMA405FN link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
0.51 W/kg

Body

0.78 W/kg
0.46 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.02 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
0.61 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 600
 
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