Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia XA Ultra vs Samsung Galaxy S8+

Sony Xperia XA Ultra
sony xperia xa ultra
Samsung Galaxy S8+
samsung galaxy s8+
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general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung
Announced May 2016 March 2017
Status Available - July 2016 Available - April 2017
Price Rs. 26,000 ($382.35) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 64,900 ($845.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors White, Graphite Black, Lime Gold Black, White, Gold, Silver, Pink Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension 164.2 x 79.4 x 8.4 mm
(6.46 x 3.13 x 0.33 in)
159.5 x 73.4 x 8.1 mm
(6.28 x 2.89 x 0.32 in)
Weight 190 g (6.7 oz) 173 g (6.1 oz)
SIM Type - Dual-SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (optional) 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, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - IP68 certified
Notification LED - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor 1.8GHz Octa-core, Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 [Similar] Octa-core (4x2.35 GHz Kryo & 4x1.9 GHz Kryo) / Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz & 4x1.7 GHz), Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835/ Exynos 8895 Octa [Similar]
GPU Mali-T860 [Similar] Adreno 540 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 4/6 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 16 GB 64/128 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 2 TB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Mobile BRAVIA engine 2, Curved Display Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches [Similar] 6.2 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi) [Similar] 1440 x 2960 pixels (531 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 76.18% 83.31%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio FM radio with RDS No
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 21.5 MP, 5248 x 3936 [Similar] 12 MP [Similar]
Flash LED flash Dual-LED (Dual Tone)
Features Hybrid Autofocus, 1/2.4'' Sensor Size, Exmor RS Sensor, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/1.7 aperture, OIS, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video 1080p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera 16 MP, Autofocus, OIS, LED flash [Similar] 8 MP, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Yes
3G HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB microUSB v2.0 v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 3 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 2 TB (dedicated slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
Barometer Sensor barometer sensor barometer sensor present
Heart-rate Sensor heart rate sensor heart rate sensor present
NFC NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2700 mAh 3500 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -