Compare Sony Xperia X versus Samsung Galaxy S7

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Device type:

Smart phone

Smart phone

OS:

Android

Android

Form factor:

Candybar

Candybar

Dimensions:

5.63 x 2.72 x 0.30 inches (143 x 69 x 7.7 mm) mm

5.61 x 2.74 x 0.31 inches (142.4 x 69.6 x 7.9 mm) mm

Weight:

5.36 oz (152 g) g

5.36 oz (152 g) g

Materials:

Accents: Metal

Main body: Glass; Accents: Aluminum

Features:

Fingerprint (touch)

Fingerprint (touch), Touch sensitive control keys

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Camera shutter, Lock/Unlock key

Left: Volume control; Right: Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

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

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 19, 20, 26, 28

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 18, 19, 20, 29, 30

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

Data:

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

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

2G Data:

EDGE, GPRS

EDGE, GPRS

Nano SIM:

HD Voice:

VoLTE:

Global Roaming:

Rugged:

Water, Dust resistant

IP certified:

IP 68

display options

Physical size:

5.0 inches

5.1 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

1440 x 2560 pixels

Pixel density:

441 ppi

576 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

69.63 %

72.30 %

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Capacitive, Multi-touch

camera info

Camera:

23 megapixels

12 megapixels

Flash:

LED

LED

Aperture size:

F2.0

F1.7

Focal length (35mm equivalent):

24 mm

26 mm

Camera sensor size:

1/2.3"

1/2.5"

Pixel size:

1.12 μm

1.4 μm

Hardware Features:

Autofocus (Phase detection)

Optical image stabilization, Autofocus (Phase detection)

Software Features:

Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

RAW image capture, Touch to focus, Smile detection, Face detection, Voice activation, Self-timer, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Settings:

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets

Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets

Shooting Modes:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Scenes, Effects

Camcorder:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps)

3840x2160 (4K) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (1080p HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (720p HD) (240 fps)

Recording format:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264, H.265

Features:

Time-lapse video, Object tracking, Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Picture-taking during video recording, Video calling, Video sharing

Front-facing camera:

13 megapixels

5 megapixels

Video capture:

1920x1080 (1080p HD)

Features:

High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)

hardware info

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 8956

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996

Processor:

Hexa-core, 1800 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo, 64-bit, 14 nm

Graphics processor:

Adreno 510

Adreno 530

System memory:

3 GB RAM

4 GB RAM (Quad-channel, 1866 MHz) / LPDDR4

Built-in storage:

32 GB

32 GB

Maximum User Storage:

20 GB

24.5 GB

Storage expansion:

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 200 GB

microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 200 GB

battery info

Capacity:

2620 mAh

3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Not user replaceable, Li - Ion

Talk time:

10.00 hours

Stand-by time:

24.2 days (580 hours)

Talk time (3G):

14.00 hours

28.00 hours

Stand-by time (3G):

25.0 days (600 hours)

Stand-by time (4G):

22.5 days (540 hours)

Music playback:

64.00 hours

55.00 hours

Video playback:

10.00 hours

16.00 hours

Fast Charge:

Wireless charging:

Optional

Internet use:

3G:

11 hours

LTE:

13 hours

Wi-Fi:

14 hours

multimedia info

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, Wireless screen share

DLNA, Wireless screen share

Music player:

Filter by:

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Album, Artist, Genre, Playlists

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback, Preset equalizer

Album art cover, Background playback

Supported formats:

MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

MP3, AAC, FLAC, WAV, M4A (Apple lossless), AMR, OGG, MIDI

Supported formats:

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

MPEG4, H.263, H.264

Radio:

FM

Speakers:

Earpiece, Stereo speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

3.5mm

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

phone features info

Sensors:

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

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

Notifications:

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

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

Phonebook:

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID

Organizer:

Calendar, Alarm, Flashlight, Calculator, World clock, Timer, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Calendar, Alarm, Calculator, World clock, Stopwatch, Countdown timer

Messaging:

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

SMS, MMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input

E-mail:

IMAP, POP3, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange

Instant Messaging:

Hangouts / Google Talk

Hangouts / Google Talk

Other features:

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

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T3

connectivity info

Bluetooth:

4.2

4.2

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, 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), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), HID over GATT Profile, 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

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

Wi-Fi Direct:

USB:

USB 2.0

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging

Mass storage device, USB Host, USB charging

Charging connector:

microUSB

microUSB

Positioning:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Navigation:

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Turn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

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

Mobile hotspot:

Mobile Payment:

Samsung Pay

availability info

Officially announced:

22 Feb 2016

21 Feb 2016

shopping information

MSRP price:

$ 699

regulatory approval info

FCC approval:

Date approved:

12 Feb 2016

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.43 W/kg

Body:

1.06 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.03 W/kg

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