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Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB) vs Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)

Side by side comparison between Samsung Galaxy S22 vs Sony Xperia 5 III phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 III XSamsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)16Points
Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)
6.1"
AMOLED

1080x2340

50
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3700
mAh

(Non removable)

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08PointsSony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)Compare Samsung Galaxy S22 X
Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 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 S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)16 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)vsXperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)8 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
+2.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core1%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5Advantage
This RAM type is better and more efficient.
vs8GB LPDDR4X
+256GB (218GB available)100%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs128GB (109GB available)
+UFS 3.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vsUFS 3.0
+167 grams (5.85 ounces)1%
Lighter
vs168 grams (5.88 ounces)
+7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8%
Thinner
vs8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsOLED
+(triple camera) 50MP + 10MP + 12MP100%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP
+1/1.56" inches9%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/1.7" inches
+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vs4K UHD (3840x2160)
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps150%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)Advantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)Advantage
You can have more mobile carriers/operators on the same device.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+USB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Not supportedvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
1080x2340 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels8%
Higher resolution screen
422 PPIvs+449 PPI6%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
f/1.8 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)6%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
3700 mAhvs+4500 mAh22%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
25Wvs+30W20%
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

37 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
HDR10+
120Hz
6.1"
LED flash
Digital and optical zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+30 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
ModelGalaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Other model namesGalaxy S22 5G SM-S901B/Dual-SIM (Exynos)Xperia 5 III XQBQ62/B/G/V (128GB+8GB RAM)
Country or region available(Europe)(Global, International)
(Europe), (Global, International)
USA
USA
BrandSamsungSony
Release date2/25/2022, Announced: 2/9/20226/1/2021, Announced: 4/14/2021
Depth7.6 millimeters (0.3 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)70.6 x 146 millimeters (2.78 x 5.75 in)68 x 157 millimeters (2.68 x 6.18 in)
Weight167 grams (5.85 ounces)168 grams (5.88 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant

🤖 Operating System

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
System versionAndroid 12Android 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 12
User InterfaceOne UI 4.1feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Chipset64bit - Samsung Exynos 2200 (4nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 (SM8350) (5nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.8GHz Single-Core ARM Cortex-X2
2.5GHz Triple-Core ARM Cortex-A710
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A510
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 680
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerXclipse 920 [AMD RDNA 2 based]Qualcomm Adreno 660 (840MHz)
Performance (benchmark)AnTuTu: 881428 (v9)
Geekbench: 3682 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 69fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)
AnTuTu: 708521 (v9)
Geekbench: 3550 (v5.1)
GFXBench: 53fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage256GB (218GB available)
UFS 3.1
128GB (109GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageNot supportedUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDOLED
Screen size6.1" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)422 PPI449 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusGorilla Glass 6
Refresh rate120Hz120Hz
Display features1300nits[peak]
HDR10+
Always-On Display
HDR10+

📶 Mobile networks

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/1920 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 25, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 75, 77, 78)SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
50 megapixels
10MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.94"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.213mm120°1/2.55"1.4µmSuper-Steady
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.6"PDAF
Main camera resolution8160x6120 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/1.56" inches1/1.7" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.8µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 extras4K@60fps
1080p@240fps
720p@960fps
1080p@120fps
Zeiss optics

📸 Front camera

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels8 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 size1/3.24" inches1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
LoudspeakerStereo sound
32-bit/384kHz
Dolby Atmos
Tuned by AKG
Stereo sound
24-bit/192kHz
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 S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
USBUSB 3.2 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Gesture
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3700 mAh4500 mAh
Charger, watts25W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
15W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
4.5W Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
30W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Phantom Black, White, Pink Gold, Green, Graphite, Sky Blue, Violet, Cream
- Samsung Pay (Visa, MasterCard)
- Samsung DeX
- Colors: Black, Green, Pink
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility

☢️ Radiation rate

Samsung Galaxy S22 (SM-S901B/DS 256GB)Sony Xperia 5 III (XQ-BQ62)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1W/kg (head), 0.96W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.21W/kg (head), 1.59W/kg (body)feature not registered
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