Product Comparison: Sony Xperia XZ Premium vs Samsung Galaxy S8


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Samsung
Model
Xperia XZ Premium (G8142)
Galaxy S8 (G950)
Origin
Japan
Vietnam
About the Product
Xperia XZ Premium is Sony's latest innovation flagship smartphone, making ordinary moments look extraordinary with Super slow motion video capture and 4K HDR display (the first-ever display of its kind in a smartphone).
The revolutionary design of the Galaxy S8 begins from the inside out. We rethought every part of the phone's layout to break through the confines of the smartphone screen. So all you see is pure content and no bezel. It's the biggest, most immersive screen on a Galaxy smartphone of this size. And it's easy to hold in one hand.
Size & Weight
Height
6.1 in.
5.9 in.
Width
3 in.
2.7 in.
Depth
0.3 in.
0.3 in.
Weight
6.7 oz.
5.4 oz.
Display
Display Type
LCD IPS
sAMOLED
Screen Size
5.5 in.
5.8 in.
Screen Resolution
3840 x 2160
1440 x 2960
Pixel Density
807 ppi
570 ppi
What customers say about "Display"
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Unlocked Smartphone - 5.5", 64GB - Dual SIM - Deepsea Black
  • The phone is super responsive. Sony always has some of the best displays and camera. The 4k screen is so beautiful to look at.
  • Xperia XZ Premium 4K HDR display and 960fps Super slow motion video capture and playback made Samsung smartphones obsolete.
  • This phone is lightning fast and with its 4k HDR display has a matchless display. And the display does not come with sacrifice to the battery, the battery easily lasts with all day use.
  • I really really like this device! It has an amazing display and camera. I only wish it was a little smaller.
  • Big Bezels? They are honestly not that big as some online reviews claims, never seen them complain about iPhone bezels, but this phone utilizes that space for two good features (dedicated front stereo speakers and the use of large front camera sensor)
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • The S8 has the best display on the market. The phone is lightweight and powerful. Gaming and video playback are very smooth
  • Awesome display and smooth interface
  • I just bought a phone and first thing i liked was display with edge and sharp colors! Also when you watch videos on youtube, video will take full screen on phone and show you more view!
  • The edge to edge display further enhances the screen. Perhaps the best feature of the phone
  • Love the edge display and how it works very well with the phone both locked and unlocked.
Processor
Processor Name
Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
Exynos 8895 Octa
Number of Cores
8
8
Processor Speed
2.45 GHz
2.3 GHz
What customers say about "Processor"
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Unlocked Smartphone - 5.5", 64GB - Dual SIM - Deepsea Black
  • The snapdragon processor is my favorite because its the best/fastest as of now. The phone has enough memories to hold more than enough pictures that you take from this 19mp camera
  • Good speed too as it has the latest snapdragon processor!
  • Benchmark tests put this phone as one of the fastest out there, which is expected as it has the snapdragon
  • Snapdragon 835 device runs with a blazing speed
  • Tons of storage, Lots of RAM. Fast processor. Smooth Graphics.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Love processor speed, resolution and everything in general.
  • The graphic is amazing and processor of the phone is fast
  • It has fast ram that makes it efficient to run many apps at the same time. It also has enough memory to download several apps.
  • Zero lag due to 4gb Ram and QS835 processor. Definitely the best video quality in the market right now.
  • The processor is nice and fast, and I feel that the storage space is adequate. Should storage ever become an issue it's upgrade-able with Samsung bringing back the SD mini card holder again!
Memory
Internal Memory
64 GB
64 GB
RAM
4 GB
4 GB
Expandable Memory up to
256 GB
256 GB
Camera
Rear-Facing Camera
19 MP
12 MP
Front-Facing Camera
13 MP
8 MP
Video Resolution
4K at 30 fps
4K at 30 fps, 1080p at 60 fps, 720p@240fps
Other Functions
Laser Autofocus, Phase-Detect Autofocus, Digital Image Stabilization, LED flash
Optical image stabilization for video, Time‑lapse video with stabilization, F/1.7, Dual Video Call, Dual Pixel Autofocus, Face detection, Geo-tagging, Auto HDR, Panorama, Touch Focus, Digital Image Stabilization
What customers say about "Camera"
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Unlocked Smartphone - 5.5", 64GB - Dual SIM - Deepsea Black
  • 13MP front facing camera. 19MP rear motion eye camera with predictive capture and 960fps super slow-motion videos!
  • The camera is amazing and has the ability to catch "THE" moment, where I can't tell you how many times I'd push click..........and nothing. Then have to take the pic over cu it wasn't focused. This one has a lead time that it captures the picture before you even take it.
  • The camera is flawless and the pic resolution is mind blowing.. Got a few of my friends jealous when they compared the pic against their iPhone 7 camera!! Great for Indoor and outdoor photography!!
  • Slow motion is awesome and recording mic is really good.
  • I had problems with two of these phones with the camera not being able to focus and also having a terrible amount of "muddy" looking photos.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • There are so many jokes about an android Camera compared to an iPhone but with this invention the joke is over. Regardless what any specs or friend may suggest the Samsung s8 camera shows way more detail than the iPhone 7 and it has a way better flash
  • The camera is a lot better than s7 edge. It is a lot faster too.
  • Great camera with super class picture and nice design. Easy to handle , fast processing
  • Have the best camera ever. Pictures are stunning.
  • The S8 has an awesome camera, very easy to use. Screen is difficult to see in sunlight but picture quality is wonderful.
Compatibility
Bluetooth
5.0 + LE
5.0 + LE
NFC Technology
Yes
Yes
Charging Interface
USB Type C
USB Type C
Network
Network Type
GSM / GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSPA+
GSM / HSPA / LTE
Wi-Fi
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Frequency
850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100
800, 850, 900, 1800, 1900, 1700/2100, 2100
Features
Operating System
Android 7.1 Nougat
Android 7.0 (Nougat)
Unlocked
Yes
Yes
Voice Control App
Google Assistant
Bixby
Mobile Payment Service Supported
Yes
Yes
Headphone Jack
Yes
Yes
Water Resistant
Yes
Yes
Extras
The First 4K HDR Screen in a Smartphone, PlayStation 4 Remote Play, Corning Gorilla Glass
Infinity Display: Beyond The Bezel, The Big Screen That Feels Small, More Screen Means More Is Seen, Scroll Less, Do More, Styled For The Future, Sleek All Around, Nano SIM, Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Barometer, Heart Rate, SpO2, Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating, Photo/video editor, Document editor, Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic, MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player, Сompass, More Filters, More Creativity, More Memories to Share, Multitasking Made Easy, Capture Every Moment, Skype video call, Iris scanner, GPS/lbs location
Maximum Usage Time
20 hours
What customers say about "Features"
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Unlocked Smartphone - 5.5", 64GB - Dual SIM - Deepsea Black
  • I also wanted waterproofing which this phone has.
  • Nice clean audio from the front facing speakers
  • Two Front Stereo Speakers with S-Force surround. Superior audio technologies (Hi-res audio support, DSEE HX, ClearAudio+, and LDAC)
  • Super-fast LTE (Tested on AT&T network)
  • The plus point is dual SIM card facility
  • Front Stereo Speakers could be louder
  • Fingerprint reader is disabled in the US due to some mysterious reason. Luckily it is disabled by software so there is workaround to enable it without rooting the phone!
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • Great phone. Love the iris scanner. Not impressed by location of the finger print scanner and the curve of the phones edges.
  • Excellent smartphone, with ip68 protocol for water issues
  • Great Phone, Samsung has a lot of great features especially their Samsung pay feature.
  • I love the personal assistant "Bixby", the camera is fantastic, and the Samsung health feature lets me record my vitals and keep track of eating and sleeping habits.
  • I dont like how the speaker sounds. It´s a poor mono speaker.
  • It's a great phone, but wish Samsung would allow this phone to have the dual SIM card feature for their US version.
Power
Battery Capacity
3230 mA/h
3000 mA/h
Wireless Charging
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Power"
Sony Xperia XZ Premium Unlocked Smartphone - 5.5", 64GB - Dual SIM - Deepsea Black
  • Really good battery life. I haven't found a single problem with the phone. The battery is what really impressed me the most.
  • The display does not come with sacrifice to the battery, the battery easily lasts with all day use.
  • Batteries last almost two days. It charges quickly. You don't need to charge it overnight.
Samsung Galaxy S8 64GB Unlocked Phone - International Version (Midnight Black)
  • This is my first Samsung phone. I love it. The display is crystal clear. One full charge of battery lasted for > 24hrs.
  • I particularly like the long battery life and the cordless charger.
  • The other things are perfect but my only issue is regarding to the battery performance and it's not as I saw from the reviews and some YouTubes
  • The only weakness I can find from S8 is the battery life. It cannot last for one whole day without charging. But the functionality is really much more powerful compared with iphone.
Accessories
Included With Unit
micro USB Cable, USB Power Adapter
Quick Charge Power Adapter, USB-C cable, AKG Headphones, OTG (USB Type С to USB A)
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
2 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC


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