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Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB) vs Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A31 vs Sony Xperia Go phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia Go XSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)27Points
Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2400

48
MP

20mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
3.5"
LED

320x480

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1305
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)

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 A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)vsXperia Go (ST27i)6 Advantages Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+4GB LPDDR4X7 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs512MB LPDDR2
+128GB (104GB available)25 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs8GB (4GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC31 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)14%
Thinner
vs9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LED-Backlit LCD
+1080x2400 pixels16 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x480 pixels
+411 PPI149%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs165 PPI
+6.4"83%
Larger screen
vs3.5"
+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP12 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 20MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps9 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1305 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+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)
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+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
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
185 grams (6.48 ounces)vs+110 grams (3.85 ounces)68%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

17 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+10 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 A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
ModelGalaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Xperia Go (ST27i)
Other model namesGalaxy A31 SM-A315F/Dual-Sim NFC (128GB + 4GB RAM)Sony Xperia Go ST27, Sony ST27i, Sony Lotus
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateApril, 2020July, 2012
Depth8.6 millimeters (0.34 inches)9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)
Size (width x height)73.1 x 159.3 millimeters (2.88 x 6.27 in)60.3 x 111 millimeters (2.37 x 4.37 in)
Weight185 grams (6.48 ounces)110 grams (3.85 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
HardwareSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6768 Helio P65 (12nm)32bit - ST-Ericsson NovaThor U8500
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.7Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G52 MC2 820MhzARM Mali-400
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X512MB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (104GB available)
eMMC 5.1
8GB (4GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LED-Backlit LCD
Screen size6.4" inches3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~54.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2400 pixels (20:9)320x480 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)411 PPI165 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hzfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
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)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.213mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.4
5MP depthf/2.4
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution8000x6000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Front camera (secondary)20 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution5184x3840 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
RadioFMFM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Prism Black, Prism Blue, Prism Red, Prism White
- One UI 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Yellow
- Sony Reality Display
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- 3D surround sound
- Sony xLOUD
- Video stabiliser
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water proof
- Java framework
Power supplySamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh1305 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered330 minutes | 5.5 hours | 0.2 day
Standbyfeature not registered27600 minutes | 460 hours | 19.2 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy A31 (SM-A315F/DS 128GB)Sony Xperia Go (ST27i)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.12W/kg (head) | 0.96W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.488W/kg (head) | 1.68W/kg (body)0.89W/kg (head)
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