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Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB) vs Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy M31 vs Sony Xperia XA Ultra phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA Ultra XSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)24Points
Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)Compare Samsung Galaxy M31 X
Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
6"
IPS

1080x1920

21.5
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)

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 M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)24 Advantages Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)vsXperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core47%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (108GB available)12 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (8.2GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+191 grams (6.69 ounces)6%
Lighter
vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1080x2340 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+403 PPI10%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs367 PPI
+6.4"7%
Larger screen
vs6"
+(quad camera) 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 21.5MP
+1/1.72" inches40%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.4" inches
+f/1.8 (aperture)22%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 32MP101%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 16MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh122%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2700 mAh
+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)
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)6%
Thinner
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+Proximity sensorAdvantage
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+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
4G+ LTE-A / 4G LTE
Capacitive
Multitouch
+15 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 M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
ModelGalaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Other model namesGalaxy M315F/Dual-Sim (128GB + 8GB RAM)Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3212 Dual-Sim, Sony Ukulele DS
Country or region availableIndia
India
(Europe)
(Europe)
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateMarch, 2020July, 2016
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)75.1 x 159.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.27 in)79 x 164 millimeters (3.11 x 6.46 in)
Weight191 grams (6.69 ounces)202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 7.0 Nougat
HardwareSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9611 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G72 MP3ARM Mali-T860 MP2 700Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (108GB available)
UFS 2.1
16GB (8.2GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.4" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)403 PPI367 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Scratch-resistant glass
Display features60Hz, 420 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat4 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
64 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.212mm1/4.0"1.12µm
5MP macrof/2.425mm1/5.0"1.12µm
5MP depthf/2.2
21.5 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels5352x4016 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inches1/2.4" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Front camera (secondary)32 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution6528x4896 pixels5312x2988 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.8" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
RadioFM (RDS)FM (RDS)
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
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/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Ocean Blue, Space Black, Red
- One UI 2.0, 3.1
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: White, Black, Lime Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Exmor RS IMX-230 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-234 front camera
- Tela BRAVIA engine 2
- Clear Audio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity6000 mAh2700 mAh
Charger, watts15W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day
Standbyfeature not registered42480 minutes | 708 hours | 29.5 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy M31 (SM-M315F/DS 128GB/8GB)Sony Xperia XA Ultra (Dual F3212)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.52W/kg (head) | 0.69W/kg (body)1.27W/kg (head) | 0.37W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.482W/kg (head) | 1.127W/kg (body)0.72W/kg (head) | 0.43W/kg (body)
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