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Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB vs Sony Xperia XZs G8231

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB vs Sony Xperia XZs G8231 phones. Which is the best phone?

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Compare Sony Xperia XZs X27Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia XZs G8231
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB

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!


27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB
Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBvsXperia XZs G8231
 59%59%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 23 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
512GB (482GB user available)vs32GB (20GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 111%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3040 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
526 PPIvs424 PPI
 23%23%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.2"
 110%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 19.2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 41%41%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MPvs(front) 13MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 41%41%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4100 mAhvs2900 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector

02 Advantages Sony Xperia XZs G8231
Xperia XZs G8231vsGalaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GB
 23%23%
+Lighter
161 grams (5.64 ounces)vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
 11%11%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.55" inches

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (under display) / Fingerprint
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
DLNA
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 6 / Gorilla Glass 4
IP68 certified / Waterproof (IPxx certified)
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
BrandSamsungSony
ModelGalaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBXperia XZs G8231
Also known asGalaxy S10+ Ceramic (Exynos) G975FC/Dual, Samsung Beyond 2Sony Xperia XZs G8231 32GB Single-Sim, Sony Keyaki SS
Country or region where it's soldBrazilEuropeVarious (International)Various (International)
Release dateMarch, 2019April, 2017
Depth7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)
Weight198 grams (6.93 ounces)161 grams (5.64 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsCeramic body, front glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 7.1 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 9 Octa 9820 (8nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)
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
Quad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP12Qualcomm Adreno 530
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X4GB LPDDR4
Internal storage512GB (482GB user available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (20GB user available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.4" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1440x3040 pixels1080x1920 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)526 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 4
Mobile networks and dataSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat9 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 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
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload2000/150 Mbps450/50 Mbps
Messaging and callingSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
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
Primary / back cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Main camera(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm)
19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 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 pixelfeature not registered
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
Front / secondary cameraSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Front camera(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depth sensor (f/2.2 22mm)
13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
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 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
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+, OGG, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
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
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (under display)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Ceramic black, Ceramic white
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- ANT+
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Warm Silver, Ice Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metal body
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 720p@960fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
Power supply and autonomySamsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4100 mAh2900 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)15Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registered1070 minutes | 17.8 hours | 0.7 day
Standbyfeature not registered36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975F/DS 512GBSony Xperia XZs G8231
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.11 W/Kg (head) | 1.59 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered