Phone Comparison - Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Sony Xperia XZ

Samsung Galaxy S6
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Sony Xperia XZ
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general General Info

Manufacturer Samsung Sony
Announced March 2015 September 2016
Status Available - April 2015 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 29,999 ($441.16) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 49,990 ($700.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, Blue Topaz Platinum, Mineral Black, Forest Blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 143.4 x 70.5 x 6.8 mm
(5.65 x 2.78 x 0.27 in)
146 x 72 x 8.1 mm
(5.75 x 2.83 x 0.32 in)
Weight 138 g (4.87 oz) 161 g (5.68 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Corning Gorilla Glass 4 back panel
- Fingerprint sensor (PayPal certified)
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard certified)
- Fingerprint Sensor
- IP68 certified - dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30 minutes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v5.0.2 (Lollipop) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-core 2.1 GHz Cortex-A57, Exynos 7420 [Similar] Quad-core (2x2.15 GHz Kryo & 2x1.6 GHz Kryo), Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820 [Similar]
GPU Mali-T760 [Similar] Adreno 530 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32/64/128 GB 32/64 GB
External Memory No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Super AMOLED Capacitive Touchscreen, Corning Gorilla Glass 4 IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.1 inches [Similar] 5.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1440 x 2560 pixels (577 ppi) [Similar] 1080 x 1920 pixels (424 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio 70.66% 70.79%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio No No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 16 MP, 3456 x 4608 pixels, OIS [Similar] 23 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama Phase Detection And Laser Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec. 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 5 MP, 1080p@30fps, dual video call, HDR [Similar] 13 MP, f/2.0, 22mm, 1/3" sensor size, 1080p, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat9 450/50 Mbps
Bluetooth v4.1, A2DP, LE, apt-X v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 (MHL 3 TV-out), USB Host Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, Beidou Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (region dependent)
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32/64/128 GB, 3 GB RAM 32/64 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage No microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG Supported -

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 2550 mAh 2900 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -