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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB) vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S10 5G vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia XZ Premium XSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)20Points
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)
6.7"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)Compare Samsung Galaxy S10 5G X
Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
5.5"
IPS

2160x3840

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3230
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)

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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)20 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)vsXperia XZ Premium (G8141)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
+2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.45Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4
+256GB (226GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (50GB available)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+6.7"22%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MP + 0.3MP111%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 19.2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps95%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh39%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3230 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
198 grams (6.93 ounces)vs+191 grams (6.69 ounces)4%
Lighter
1440x3040 pixelsvs+2160x3840 pixels89%
Higher resolution screen
502 PPIvs+801 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches11%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
(dual front camera) 10MP + 0.3MPvs+(front) 13MP24%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device

29 Common items in both devices
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160)
Capacitive
+22 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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
ModelGalaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Other model namesGalaxy S10 5G (Exynos) G977N, Samsung Beyond XSony Xperia XZ Premium Single-Sim, Sony Maple SS
Country or region availableSouth Korea
South Korea
feature not registered
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateMay, 2019June, 2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)77.1 x 162.6 millimeters (3.04 x 6.4 in)77 x 156 millimeters (3.03 x 6.14 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)191 grams (6.69 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWaterproof (IP?)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 10feature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.7Ghz Dual-Core Mongoose M4
2.3Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A75
1.9Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.45Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage256GB (226GB available)
UFS 2.1
64GB (50GB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.7" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~89.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels (19:9)2160x3840 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)502 PPI801 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps1024/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 24, 20, 25, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat16 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNSA/Sub6 (Bands 78)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.6"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
16MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.5 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
0.3MP TOFTime-of-Flight
13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens22mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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 S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Gesture
Pedometer
Other features- Colors: Majestic black, Crown silver, Gold
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- Samsung Pay (MST, NFC)
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Aluminum body
- TRILUMINOS display
- HDR10 display
- Exmor RS sensor camera
- 720p@960fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- PS4 Remote Play
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supplySamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3230 mAh
Charger, watts25W (11V/2.25A) Fast battery charging
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
9W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy S10 5G (SM-G977N 256GB)Sony Xperia XZ Premium (G8141)
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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