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Nokia 2.1 vs Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)

Side by side comparison between Nokia 2.1 vs Sony Xperia XZ1 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Nokia 2.1
5.5"
IPS

720x1280

8
MP

5mp

1GB
RAM

64bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
25PointsSony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)Compare Nokia 2.1 X
Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

2.15 Advantages Nokia 2.1vsXperia XZ1 (G8341)25 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
+5.5"6%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+4000 mAh48%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
1.4Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Core106%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR43 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (5GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs+155 grams (5.43 ounces)12%
Lighter
9.67 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)31%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x1920 pixels125%
Higher resolution screen
267 PPIvs+424 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 8MPvs+(back) 19.2MP140%
Higher resolution main camera
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 13MP164%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

21 Common items in both devices
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera / HDR photo/video only main camera
+14 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Model2.1Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Other model namesNokia 2.1 TA-1080, TA-1092, TA-1084, TA-1093, TA-1086Sony Xperia XZ1 Single-Sim G8341, Sony PF31
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)BrazilCanadaUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Brazil, Canada, USA, (Europe)
BrandNokiaSony
Release dateJuly, 2018September, 2017
Depth9.67 millimeters (0.38 inches)7.4 millimeters (0.29 inches)
Size (width x height)77.6 x 153.6 millimeters (3.06 x 6.05 in)73.4 x 148 millimeters (2.89 x 5.83 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)155 grams (5.43 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Nokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Operating systemAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 Piefeature not registered
HardwareNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processor1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 308 500MhzQualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory1GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage8GB (5GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (51GB available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70% (screen-to-body ratio)~68.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)267 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/2100

America version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

America version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Back camera (main camera)8 megapixels19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels4160x3120 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivityNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Blue/copper, Blue/silver, Grey/silver
- Android Go edition
- 16:9 display ratio
- WiFi hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- HDR10 compliant
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- PS4 Remote Play
- Slow motion 720p@960fps
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust and water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supplyNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts10W (5V/2A) Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateNokia 2.1Sony Xperia XZ1 (G8341)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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