Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact vs Samsung Galaxy Alpha

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Display

Display size

4.6 inches
4.7 inches

Resolution

720 x 1280 pixels
720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density

319 ppi
312 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio

69.53 %
70.22 %

Features

Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 5), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

Rear

Single camera
Single camera

Main camera

19 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Autofocus, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 25 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.3"; Pixel size: 1.22 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 31 mm

Video recording

3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD), 1280x720 (HD) (960 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features

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

Front

8 megapixels
2.1 megapixels

Features

Wide Angle
 

Design

Dimensions

5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 inches (129 x 65 x 9.3 mm)
5.21 x 2.58 x 0.26 inches (132.4 x 65.5 x 6.7 mm )

Weight

5.04 oz (143 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)
4.06 oz (115 g)
the average is 6.1 oz (174 g)

Materials

Frame: Aluminum
Back: Plastic; Frame: Aluminum

Resistance

Water, Dust; IP 68
 

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (swipe)

Features

 
Touch sensitive control keys

Colors

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

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5 mm jack
3.5 mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Multiple speakers
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

aptX-HD
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring

DLNA, Wireless screen share
DLNA

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
 

Hardware & Performance

System chip

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998
Samsung Exynos 5 Octa 5433

Processor

Octa-core, 2450 MHz, Kryo 280, 64-bit, 10 nm
Octa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A15 and ARM Cortex-A7

GPU

Adreno 540
Mali-T628 MP6

RAM

4 GB
2 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
32 GB

Available to use

22.75 GB
25 GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 256 GB
 

OS

Android (8.0 Oreo)
Android (5.1 Lollipop, 4.4.4), Samsung TouchWiz UI

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

5.0
4.0

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; Multiple antennas, MIMO, Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct

USB

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

Features

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

Location

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Galileo, BeiDou
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, 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, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 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 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Battery

Capacity

2700 mAh
1860 mAh

Type

Not user replaceable
Li - Ion, User replaceable

Charging

Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0
 

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)
11.00 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)
 

Music playback

75.00 hours
37.00 hours

Video playback

16.50 hours
10.00 hours

Phone features

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

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
Aug 06, 2014

FCC ID value: PY7-32042D link
FCC ID value: A3LSMG850F link

Measured SAR

 
 

Head

0.97 W/kg
1.05 W/kg

Body

0.78 W/kg
0.48 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.18 W/kg

Wireless Router

0.98 W/kg
0.71 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

$ 600
 
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