• Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

Phone Comparison - Sony Xperia Z vs Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 N5100 vs Samsung Galaxy Note8

general General Info

Manufacturer Sony Samsung Samsung
Announced January 2013 February 2013 August 2017
Status Released - February 2013 Available - April 2013 Coming Soon - September 2017
Colors Black, White, Purple Black, White/Silver Black, Blue Coral, Gold
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 139 x 71 x 7.9 mm
(5.47 x 2.8 x 0.31 in)
210.8 x 135.9 x 7.95 mm
(8.3 x 5.35 x 0.31 in)
162.5 x 74.8 x 8.6 mm
(6.4 x 2.94 x 0.34 in)
Weight 146 g (5.15 oz) 345 g (12.17 oz) 195 g (6.88 oz)
SIM Type - - Single/Dual SIM
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - C6602, C6603 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 - C6603
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - C6602
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA
4G Network LTE 800 / 850 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 - C6603 LTE (Reigon Dependent)
LTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 850 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100 - AT&T
LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, EMail, IM
Build Features - - - IP68 Certified Dust and Water Resistant
- Samsung Pay
Notification LED - - Yes

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), planned upgrade to v4.2.0 Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
Processor Quad-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MDM9215M / APQ8064 Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A9, Exynos 4412 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
GPU Adreno 320 Mali-400MP Adreno 540 / Mali-G71 MP20
RAM 2 GB 2 GB 6 GB
Internal Memory 16 GB 16/32 GB storage 64/128/256 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type Capacitive touchscreen SC-LCD capacitive touchscreen Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, Gorilla Glass 5
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches 8.0 inches 6.3 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) 800 x 1280 pixels (189 ppi) 1440 x 2960 pixels (522 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 69.70% 64.56% 83.03%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

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

camera Camera

Rear Camera 13 MP, 4128x3096 pixels 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels Dual 12 MP
Flash LED flash No LED Flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Image Stabilization Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, image stabilization Phase Detection Autofocus, OIS, f/1.7 and f/2.4, 2X Optical Zoom, Geo-tagging, Simultaneous 4K Video And Image Recording, Touch Focus, Face/smile Detection, Auto HDR, Panorama
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, continuous autofocus, video light, video stabilizer Yes, 720p@30fps 2160p@60fps, 1080p@120fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
Front Camera Yes, 2.2 MP, 1080p@30fps [Similar] Yes, 1.3 MP [Similar] 8 MP, f/1.7, AF [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 107 kbps Class 12 (4+1/3+2/2+3/1+4 slots), 32 - 48 kbps Yes
Edge Up to 296 kbps Class 12 Yes
3G HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.8 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSPA, LTE, VoLTE
Bluetooth Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP v4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Yes, v2.0 (MHL), USB Host v3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Browser HTML5 HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB storage, 2 GB RAM 64/128/256 GB, 6 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
USB OTG - Supported Supported

Apps Sensors

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

battery Battery

Type Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable, Li-Ion Battery Non-removable Li-Ion battery
Capacity 2330 mAh 4600 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 550 h (2G)
Up to 530 h (3G)
- -
Talk Time Up to 11 h (2G)
Up to 14 h (3G)
Up to 8 h -