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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G vs Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA2 Plus X17Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G
5.6"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Removable)

vs
Compare Samsung Galaxy Note Edge X17Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
6"
IPS

1080x2160

23
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3580
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915G
Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GvsXperia XA2 Plus 64GB
 17%17%
+Lighter
174 grams (6.09 ounces)vs204 grams (7.14 ounces)
 16%16%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Super AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Super AMOLEDvsTFT LCD IPS
 58%58%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x2560 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 31%31%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
525 PPIvs402 PPI
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
 78%78%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
TemperaturevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
HumidityvsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
UV radiationvsNot supported
Advantage
+Removable battery can be replaced easily
Li-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
Micro-B USB - MHL-3vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported

17 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Xperia XA2 Plus 64GBvsGalaxy Note Edge SM-N915G
 22%22%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4vs3GB LPDDR3
 112%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
64GB (53GB user available)vs32GB (25GB user available)
 2 times100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 400GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 7%7%
+Larger screen
6"vs5.6"
 44%44%
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 23MPvs(back) 16MP
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo/video and HDR photo on front cameravsHDR photo/video only main camera
 13%13%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.6" inches
 10%10%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/2.0 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 117%100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 8MPvs(front) 3.7MP
Advantage
+Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
Android 8.0 OreovsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
 19%19%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
3580 mAhvs3000 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.1 version A2DP

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G LTE / 4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (front-mounted) / Fingerprint
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFC
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 3 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
BrandSamsungSony
ModelGalaxy Note Edge SM-N915GXperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Also known asGalaxy Note Edge N915GSony Xperia XA2+ 6GB RAM
Country or region where it's soldAustraliaAustriaBelgiumSpainNetherlandsHong KongIndiaNew ZealandSingaporeVarious (International)
Release dateNovember, 2014August, 2018
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)9.6 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)82.4 x 151.3 millimeters (3.24 x 5.96 in)75 x 157 millimeters (2.95 x 6.18 in)
Weight174 grams (6.09 ounces)204 grams (7.14 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, front glass, plastic backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 Pro (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)
CPU processor2.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 420Qualcomm Adreno 508 650Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4
Internal storage32GB (25GB user available)
eMMC 5.0
64GB (53GB user available)
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 400GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Display typeSuper AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.6" inches6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.3% (screen-to-body ratio)~78.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1440x2560 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)525 PPI402 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 3Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 28)LTE Cat12 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
MessagingSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Main camera16 megapixels23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4608x3456 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length31mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video and HDR photo on front camera
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Front camera3.7 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1440 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)2K UHD (2560x1440 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
SpO2
UV radiation
Fingerprint (front-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, White
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Silver, Black, Gold, Green
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum frame
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Stereo Bluetooth headset SBH24
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh3580 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)18Wfeature not registered
Talk time1080 minutes | 18 hours | 0.8 dayfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy Note Edge SM-N915GSony Xperia XA2 Plus 64GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia0.45 W/Kg (head) | 0.8 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.219 W/Kg (head) | 0.329 W/Kg (body)feature not registered