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Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra compare

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Compare Sony Xperia XZ2 and Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

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Sony Xperia XZ2

Sony Xperia XZ2

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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

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Sony Xperia XZ2 vs Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra

What is the difference between the Sony Xperia XZ2 and Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra? Which one is better? The answers to these questions and many more can be found here in this detailed comparison of the two phones. Discover the differences in specs between these two desirable devices, from screen size to battery life, in the table below. We have all the information you need to choose the best phone for you.


Common specs

Brand and model Sony Xperia XZ2 Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra
Rating (+0) (+0)
Release date 2018, February 2017, February
Dimensions (HxWxD) 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm | 6.02 x 6.02 x 2.83 in 165 x 79 x 8.1 mm | 6.5 x 6.5 x 3.11 in
Weight 198 g | 6.98 oz 188 g | 6.63 oz
Body Build Front/back glass (Gorilla Glass 5) & aluminum frame Aluminum sides, plastic body
Colors Liquid Black, Liquid Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink White, Black, Gold, Pink
Battery 3180 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion 2700 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life Stand by time - Up to 658 h (2G) / Up to 708 h (3G)
Talking time - Up to 13 h (2G) / Up to 12 h (3G)
Approximate price 460 EUR 280 EUR


Technology IPS LCD IPS LCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M 16M
Screen size 5.7" inc 6" inc
Screen area 83.8 cm2 99.2 cm2
Screen format 18:9 (height:width) 16:9 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio 76.1% 76.1%
Screen resolution 1080 x 2160 px 1080 x 1920 px
Screen PPI /points per inch/ 424 PPI 367 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 4
Other specs - HDR BT.2020
-Triluminos display
-X-Reality Engine

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 19 MP, Single 23 MP, Single
Camera specs -19 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), 1/2.3'', 1.22µm, predictive PDAF & laser AF -23 MP, f/2.0, 24mm (wide), 1/2.3'', PDAF
Functions LED flash, panorama, HDR LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS), 1080p@960fps 1080p@30fps, stereo sound rec., HDR
Front camera, selfie 5 MP, Single 16 MP, Single
Specifications 5 MP, f/2.2, 1/5'' 16 MP, f/2.0, 23mm (wide), 1/2.6'', OIS, AF
Functions LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps (gyro-EIS) 1080p@30fps


Operating system - OS Android 8.0 (Oreo), upgradable to Android 9.0 (Pie) Android 7.0 (Nougat), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Chipset - Qualcomm SDM845 Snapdragon 845 (10 nm) - Mediatek MT6757 Helio P20 (16 nm)
Processor CPU - Octa-core (4x2.7 GHz Kryo 385 Gold & 4x1.7 GHz Kryo 385 Silver) - Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Graphics processor GPU Adreno 630 Mali-T880MP2
External memory microSD, up to 512 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM model only microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal memory 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 32 GB, 4 GB RAM - G3221, G3223
32 GB (G3212)/ 64 GB(G3226), 4 GB RAM


Antutu 8 Total 266384
Antutu 7 Total
GeekBench 6 Single Core 540 183
GeekBench 6 Multi Core 1726 725
GeekBench 6 OpenCL 2054
GeekBench 6 Vulkan 1879
GeekBench 5 Single Core 497 170
GeekBench 5 Multi-Core 2077 858
GeekBench 4 Single Core 2378 863
GeekBench 4 Multi-Core 8389 3698
GeekBench 4 RenderScript 13338 2711

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Nano-SIM)Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Single SIM (Nano-SIM) - G3221, G3223Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) - G3212, G3226
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (5CA) Cat18 1200/200 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 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, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC Yes Yes
USB 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector; USB Host
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE

Music and Audio

Radio No FM radio
Headphone jack No Yes
Others - 24-bit/192kHz audio
-Dynamic vibration system
-Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic

Other features

Sensors - Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass, color spectrum - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Other extras
- Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0)
-Qi wireless charging
- IP65/IP68 dust/water proof (up to 1.5m for 30 mins)

- Fast battery charging (Pump Express+ 2.0)
- Also known as Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Dual with dual-SIM card slots

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