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Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A) vs Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 II vs Samsung Galaxy X phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy X XSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)30Points
Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
03PointsSamsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)Compare Sony Xperia 1 II X
Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
4.65"
AMOLED

720x1280

5
MP

1.3mp

1GB
RAM

32bit Dual

1750
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)

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!

Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)30 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)vsGalaxy X (GT-i9250)3 Advantages Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.2Ghz 32bit Dual-Core
+8GB LPDDR57 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs1GB LPDDR2
+128GB (110GB available)7 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (13GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+643 PPI103%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs316 PPI
+6.5"40%
Larger screen
vs4.65"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP6 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+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
vsNot supported
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+f/1.7 (aperture)65%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.8 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP5 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 1.3MP
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps94 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh129%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1750 mAh
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Gorilla Glass 6Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+135 grams (4.73 ounces)34%
Lighter
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

19 Common items in both devices
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+12 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 featuresSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
ModelXperia 1 II (SO-51A)Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Other model namesソニーXperia 1 Mark II SO-51A (128GB+8GB RAM) NTT DoCoMoGoogle Galaxy Nexus 3G 16GB, Samsung Galaxy Nexus GT-i9250
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
Brazil
Brazil
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2020January, 2012
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.94 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)67.94 x 135.5 millimeters (2.67 x 5.33 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)135 grams (4.73 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 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 4.0.1 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
HardwareSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)32bit - Texas Instruments OMAP 4460 (45nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzPowerVR SGX540
RAM memory8GB LPDDR51GB LPDDR2
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
16GB (13GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches4.65" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~64.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI316 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features60Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
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 800/850/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 12, 13, 17, 19, 28, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (1, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
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
CameraSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/2.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationNot supported
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, AC3
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Micro-B USB MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Purple, Mirror Lake Green
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- Curved glass screen (Contour Display)
- Oleophobic coating resistance screen
- Google Maps 5.0 3D
- WiFi hotspot
- Java framework
Power supplySony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh1750 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered500 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered16200 minutes | 270 hours | 11.3 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 II (SO-51A)Samsung Galaxy X (GT-i9250)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.43W/kg (head) | 0.75W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.303W/kg (head) | 0.456W/kg (body)
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