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Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100) vs Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro (2016) vs Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra XSamsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)08Points
Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)
6"
AMOLED

1080x1920

16
MP

8mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
6"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3580
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)

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 A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)8 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)vsXperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)11 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
+32GB (24GB available)14%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (21GB available)
+210 grams (7.35 ounces)5%
Lighter
vs221 grams (7.74 ounces)
+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
+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)
+5000 mAh40%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3580 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+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 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.2GHz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR3vs+4GB LPDDR4Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
(back) 16MPvs+(back) 23MP44%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
1/2.8" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches22%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(front) 8MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 8MP199%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
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.

31 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
16 million
1080x1920 pixels
367 PPI
6"
Only digital zoom
+24 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
ModelGalaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Other model namesGalaxy A9 2016 A9100, Galaxy A9 Pro DuosSony Xperia XA2 Ultra H3223 (Single-Sim), Sony Avenger
Country or region availableChinaHong Kong
China, Hong Kong
(Latin America)CanadaUSA
(Latin America), Canada, USA
BrandSamsungSony
Release date4/1/20162/16/2018
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.5 millimeters (0.37 inches)
Size (width x height)80.9 x 161.7 millimeters (3.19 x 6.37 in)80 x 163 millimeters (3.15 x 6.42 in)
Weight210 grams (7.35 ounces)221 grams (7.74 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
System versionAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A72
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 510 600MhzQualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR34GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)32GB (21GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 4
Refresh ratefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
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/upload300/50 Mbps600/150 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat13 (Bands 2, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 28, 29, 66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Back camera (main camera)16 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS on back camera and OIS on the front
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
8MPf/2.41/4"
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3580 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy35 hours (1.5 days)32 hours (1.3 days)
Standby429 hours (17.9 days)841 hours (35 days)

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- Gorilla Glass on the back
- Samsung Pay
- ANT+
- Colors: Silver, Black, Blue, Gold
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Mono Bluetooth Headset MBH22
- WiFi Miracast

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro 2016 (SM-A9100)Sony Xperia XA2 Ultra (H3223)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.41W/kg (head), 1.36W/kg (body)1.16W/kg (head), 0.49W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.834W/kg (head), 0.613W/kg (body)0.41W/kg (head), 1.05W/kg (body)
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