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Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mm vs Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Apple Watch 1 vs Sony Xperia 1 devices with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 X04Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mm
Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mm
1.5"
AMOLED

340x272

N/A
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

205
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Apple Watch 1 X27Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best device? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best! Comment!


04 Advantages Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mm
Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmvsXperia 1 (J8170)
 6 times100%
+Lighter
25 grams (.88 ounces)vs178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Advantage
+This device has a AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
AMOLEDvsOLED
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
PedometervsNot supported

27 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Xperia 1 (J8170)vsWatch 1 Aluminum 38mm
 8 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs520Mhz 32bit Dual-Core
 11 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs512MB LPDDR
 21 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (111GB user available)vs8GB (5GB user available)
Advantage
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
 28%28%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)
 67 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs340x272 pixels
 122%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs290 PPI
 3 times100%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs1.5"
Advantage
+With a camera you can take pictures anywhere
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvsNot supported
Advantage
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsNot supported
Advantage
+The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
4G+ LTE-AvsNot supported
Advantage
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(Not supported)
Advantage
+Best output for headset
Type-C reversible connectorvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
ProximityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
CompassvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Fingerprint (side-mounted)vsNot supported
 15 times100%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3330 mAhvs205 mAh
Advantage
+The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
Video callingvsNot supported
Advantage
+Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
Active noise cancellationvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+It's harder to lose yourself in the city with GPS on your device
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.0 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsNot supported
Advantage
+Better sites viewing on the internet
HTML, XHTML, HTML5vsNot supported

13 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, front glass, plastic composite back / Aluminum frame, front/back glass
16 million
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Vibrating alert
NFC
Scratch-resistant glass / Gorilla Glass 6
IPX7 certified / IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
ModelWatch 1 Aluminum 38mmXperia 1 (J8170)
Also known asApple Watch Series 1 Aluminum 38mm A1802, iWatch S1Sony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony Kumano
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandAppleSony
Release dateSeptember, 2016May, 2019
Depth10.5 millimeters (0.41 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)33.3 x 38.6 millimeters (1.31 x 1.52 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight25 grams (.88 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaNot supportedInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic composite backAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersIPX7 certified: water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Operating systemWatchOS 3.0Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateWatchOS 5.0Android 10
HardwareApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Apple S1P (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processor520Mhz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A7Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR G6200Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory512MB LPDDR6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (5GB user available)128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Display typeAMOLEDOLED
Screen size1.5" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~55.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution340x272 pixels1644x3840 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)290 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM cardNot supported1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandNot supportedQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkNot supportedLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/uploadfeature not registered1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
MessagingSMS, E-mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlNot supportedVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Main cameraNot supported(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolutionNot supported4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Not supported4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashNot supportedLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusNot supportedPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusNot supportedSupported
Image stabilizationNot supportedOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomNot supportedDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionNot supportedFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Front cameraNot supported8 megapixels
Front camera resolutionNot supported3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
USBNot supportedUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio outputNot supportedType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSNot supportedA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
Ringtonesfeature not registeredPolyphonic and customized
Web browserNot supportedHTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Heart rate
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Space gray, Gold, Rose gold, Silver
- Band colors: Gray, White, Black, Pink
- Sport bands
- 450 nits screen
- 3D Touch display
- Siri
- Magnetic charger
- Requires an iPhone 5s/iOS 11 or later
- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyApple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)
Magnetic charging (dock)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity205 mAh3330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered18W
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Apple Watch 1 Aluminum 38mmSony Xperia 1 (J8170)
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered