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Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL) vs Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) vs Sony Xperia X Compact phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia X Compact XSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)09Points
Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)
4.7"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2350
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
09PointsSony Xperia X Compact (F5321)Compare Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) X
Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Hexa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)

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!

Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)9 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)vsXperia X Compact (F5321)9 Advantages Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
+1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core16%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8Ghz 64bit Hexa-Core
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)20%
Thinner
vs9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+4.7"2%
Larger screen
vs4.6"
+f/1.9 (aperture)5%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2GB LPDDR3vs+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
16GB (10GB available)vs+32GB (22GB available)120%
More internal storage for applications and files
138 grams (4.83 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)2%
Lighter
312 PPIvs+319 PPI2%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(back) 13MPvs+(back) 23MP80%
Higher resolution main camera
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) HD (1280x720)vs+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2350 mAhvs+2700 mAh15%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

33 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
720x1280 pixels
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
HDR photo only main camera / HDR photo/video only main camera
+26 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 featuresSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
ModelGalaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Other model namesSamsung Galaxy A3 SM-A320FL (Single-Sim)Sony Xperia X Compact Single-Sim, Sony Kugo SS
Country or region available(Europe)
(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateJanuary, 2017September, 2016
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)66.2 x 135.4 millimeters (2.61 x 5.33 in)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)135 grams (4.73 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 650 MSM8956 (28nm)
CPU processor1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53Hexa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP1 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 510 600Mhz
RAM memory2GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (10GB available)
eMMC 5.1
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size4.7" inches4.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~67.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)312 PPI319 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 40)
LTE Cat6 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,17,19,20,26,28)
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, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Back camera (main camera)13 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5536x4152 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)HD (1280x720)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Other features- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue, Pink
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Grace UX
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Mist Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Triluminos 2.5D curved display
- Oleophobic coating
- Fingerprint sensor
- PDAF on back camera
- Sony Exmor RS on back camera
- Sony Exmor R on front camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony ClearAudio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2350 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy1020 minutes | 17 hours | 0.7 day840 minutes | 14 hours | 0.6 day
Standbyfeature not registered45000 minutes | 750 hours | 31.3 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A3 2017 (SM-A320FL)Sony Xperia X Compact (F5321)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.349W/kg (head) | 1.38W/kg (body)feature not registered
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