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Sony Xperia XZ vs Samsung Galaxy Note 7 : What is the Difference?

  • Release Date: 2016, September | 2016, August
  • Dimensions: 146 x 72 x 8.1 mm | 153.5 x 73.9 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 161 g | 169 g
  • Screen: 5.2", IPS LCD | 5.7", Super AMOLED
  • Main Camera: Single, 23 MP | Single, 12 MP
  • Selfi Camera: Single, 13 MP | Single, 5 MP
  • Memory: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - F8331
    64 GB, 3 GB RAM - F8332
    | 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
  • Battery: 2900 mAh | 3500 mAh
  • Headphone Jack: Yes | Yes
  • Approximate price: 250 EUR | 850 EUR

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Common features
Release date 2016 2016
Dimensions (HxWxD) 146 Х 72 Х 8.1 mm 153.5 Х 73.9 Х 7.9 mm
Weight 161 g 169 g
Body Build Aluminum body Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
Colors Mineral black, Platinum, Forest blue, Deep pink Blue Coral, Gold Platinum, Silver Titanium, Black Onyx
Battery 2900 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 600 h (2G) / Up to 610 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 11 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 17 h 30 min (3G)
Approximate price 250 EUR 850 EUR

Performance
Operating system - OS Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 6.0.1 (Marshmallow); TouchWiz UI
Chipset - Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 (14 nm) - Exynos 8890 Octa (14 nm)
Processor CPU - Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo) - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Mongoose & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 530 Mali-T880 MP12
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only
Internal memory 32 GB, 3 GB RAM - F8331
64 GB, 3 GB RAM - F8332
64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Antutu score 124532 135683
GeekBench Single Core 1567 1519
GeekBench Multi-Core 3616 3865
GeekBench RenderScript 7230 3308

Screen
Technology IPS LCD Super AMOLED
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.2" inc 5.7" inc
Screen area 74.5 cm2 88.5 cm2
Screen format 16:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 70.9% 78.0%
Screen resolution 1080 x 1920 px 1440 x 2560 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI 518 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 4 Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Other specs - Triluminos display
-X-Reality Engine
- HDR10
-Always-on display
Camera and Video
Rear camera, main 23 MP, Single 12 MP, Single
Camera specs -23 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/2.3'', PDAF & laser AF -12 MP, f/1.7, 26mm (wide), 1/2.55'', 1.4µm, OIS, dual pixel PDAF
Functions LED flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, auto-HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front camera, selfie 13 MP, Single 5 MP, Single
Specifications 13 MP, f/2.0, 22mm (wide), 1/3'' 5 MP, f/1.7, 22mm (wide)
Functions HDR Dual video call, Auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Communication and Connectivity
SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
Bands -2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 - F8331, F8332
-4G - LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 19(800), 20(800), 26(850), 28(700), 29(700), 32(1500), 38(2600), 39(1900), 40(2300), 41(2500) - F8331, F8332
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
-3G - HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
-4G - LTE
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9 450/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat9/Cat10 or LTE-A (3CA) Cat12 600/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO
NFC Yes Yes
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Harmful irradiation SAR - 0.81 W/kg (head)     0.35 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.85 W/kg (head)     1.20 W/kg (body)    

SAR EU - 0.25 W/kg (head)     1.28 W/kg (body)    
Music and Audio
Radio No No
Headphone jack Yes Yes
Others - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Other features
Sensors - Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum - Iris scanner, fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2
Other extras
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
- IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- Fast battery charging
-Qi wireless charging (market dependent)
-ANT+
-S-Voice natural language commands and dictation
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
-IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)
-Stylus
Versions
- Also known as Sony Xperia XZ Dual F8332 with dual-SIM card slots

- Versions: N930 (USA); N930F (Europe); N930G (India) Also known as Samsung Galaxy Note7 Duos with dual-SIM card slots

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