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Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U) vs Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy Fold vs Sony Xperia 5 II phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 II XSamsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)12Points
Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)
7.3"
AMOLED

1536x2152

12.2
MP

10mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4380
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)Compare Samsung Galaxy Fold X
Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)

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 Fold (SM-F900U)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)vsXperia 5 II (A002SO)17 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
+12GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+512GB (462GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (110GB available)
+6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)16%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+1536x2152 pixels21%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2520 pixels
+7.3"20%
Larger screen
vs6.1"
+(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP12%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+f/1.5 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.7 (aperture)
+(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MP126%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4380 mAh10%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs4000 mAh
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
263 grams (9.21 ounces)vs+163 grams (5.71 ounces)61%
Lighter
60Hzvs+120Hz100%
The display reproduces more frames per second because the frequency (Hertz) is higher, improves fluidity and tires your eyes less.
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
362 PPIvs+449 PPI24%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/1.7" inches50%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
15Wvs+21W40%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (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.
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
Not supportedvs+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

30 Common items in both devices
UFS 3.0
Aluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
OIS: Optical stabilization
+23 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
ModelGalaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Other model namesGalaxy Fold F900U (Single-sim) Unlocked, Samsung WinnerソニーXperia 5 Mark II SOG02 (SoftBank Corp) 5G
Country or region availableUSA
USA
Japan
Japan
BrandSamsungSony
Release date4/26/20199/17/2020
Depth6.9 millimeters (0.27 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)117.9 x 160.9 millimeters (4.64 x 6.33 in)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)
Weight263 grams (9.21 ounces)163 grams (5.71 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
System versionAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 (SM8150) (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 485
1.78GHz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 (585MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
RAM memory12GB LPDDR4X8GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage512GB (462GB available)
UFS 3.0
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDOLED
Screen size7.3" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~85.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1536x2152 pixels1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)362 PPI449 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass 6
Refresh rate60Hz120Hz
Display featuresHDR10+HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/150 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 14, 18, 19, 20, 28, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat18/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 11, 12, 17, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (77)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/3.1"1.0µm
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.55"PDAF
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depthf/1.924mm1.22µm
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4380 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomy32 hours (1.3 days)feature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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, Space Silver, Martian Green, Astro Blue
- Cover display: 4.6 inches HD+ Super AMOLED (21:9)
- Cover camera: 10MP (f/2.2)
- Samsung DeX
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay
- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy Fold (SM-F900U)Sony Xperia 5 II (A002SO)
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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