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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS) vs Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Samsung Galaxy Z Flip vs Sony Xperia XA1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia XA1 XSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)27Points
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)
6.7"
AMOLED

1080x2636

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)

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 Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)vsXperia XA1 (G3123)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
+2.96Ghz 64bit Octa-Core27%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
vs3GB LPDDR3
+256GB (223GB user free)8 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (24GB user free)
+7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)11%
Thinner
vs8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+Dynamic AMOLEDAdvantage
Dynamic AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD IPS
+1080x2636 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+425 PPI45%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs294 PPI
+6.7"34%
Larger screen
vs5"
+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 23MP
+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
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.0 (aperture)
+(front) 10MP26%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+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 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.0 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint (side-mounted)Advantage
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
+3300 mAh43%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2300 mAh
+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.0 version A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.2 version A2DP
Not supportedvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
183 grams (6.41 ounces)vs+143 grams (5.01 ounces)28%
Lighter
1/2.55" inchesvs+1/2.3" inches11%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
Not supportedvs+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

20 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+13 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
ModelGalaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Other model namesGalaxy Z Flip SM-F700W/Dual-SimSony Xperia XA1 Single-Sim G3123, Sony Hinoki SS
Country or region availableCanada
Canada
CanadaUSA
Canada, USA
BrandSamsungSony
Release dateFebruary, 2020April, 2017
Depth7.2 millimeters (0.28 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)73.6 x 167.3 millimeters (2.9 x 6.59 in)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)
Weight183 grams (6.41 ounces)143 grams (5.01 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, flexible plastic screen, glass backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedWater splash resistant (don't immerse)
System (OS)Samsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Plus SDM855 (7nm)64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.96Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640 672MhzARM Mali-T880 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (223GB user free)
UFS 3.0
32GB (24GB user free)
External storageNot supportedUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Display typeDynamic AMOLEDTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.7" inches5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2636 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 4-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)425 PPI294 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedScratch-resistant glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF) and e-Sim
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1024/150 Mbps300/50 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 networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat16 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12,13,17,28,29,66)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, 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
CallingSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
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
CameraSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
• 12.2 megapixels
• 12MP ultrawide (f/2.2 12mm 1.12µm)
23 megapixels
Main camera resolution4032x3024 pixels5520x4144 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/2.55" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
2ª cameraSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
Front camera (secondary)10 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3872x2592 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
RadioNot supportedFM
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, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
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
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
ANT+
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Black, Purple, Gold
- One UI 2
- HDR10+ display
- Cover display: 1.1" Super AMOLED (112x300)
- Gorilla Glass 6 back panel
- Tuned sound by AKG
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Samsung Pay
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-219 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
15W
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh2300 mAh
Charger, watts• Fast battery charging
• Qi wireless charging
• Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day
Standbyfeature not registered36180 minutes | 603 hours | 25.1 days
Radiation rateSamsung Galaxy Z Flip (SM-F700W/DS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.54W/kg (head) | 1.39W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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