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Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01) vs Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 II vs Samsung Galaxy A30 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A30 XSony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)27Points
Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
05PointsSamsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)Compare Sony Xperia 1 II X
Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
6.4"
AMOLED

1080x2340

16
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)

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 (SOG01)27 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)vsGalaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)5 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
+2.84GHz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR5167%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR4X
+128GB (110GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (24GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+HDR10+Advantage
The HDR10+ display provides vibrant colors and more details
vsNot supported
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels150%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2340 pixels
+643 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs403 PPI
+6.5"2%
Larger screen
vs6.4"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP73%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 16MP + 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
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+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)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G+ LTE-A
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+21W40%
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.
vs15W
+WPC/Qi Wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+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/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs5.0 + A2DP/LE
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
181 grams (6.34 ounces)vs+165 grams (5.78 ounces)10%
Lighter
7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs+7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)3%
Thinner
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 16MP99%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

26 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
60Hz
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
f/1.7 (aperture)
Android 11
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
ModelXperia 1 II (SOG01)Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Other model namesソニーXperia 1 Mark II SOG01 (128GB+8GB RAM) KDDI CorporationGalaxy A30 SM-A305G Single-Sim (32GB + 3GB RAM)
Country or region availableJapan
Japan
ArgentinaMexico
Argentina, Mexico
BrandSonySamsung
Release date2/24/20203/2/2019, Announced: 2/25/2019
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)7.7 millimeters (0.3 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 166 millimeters (2.83 x 6.54 in)74.7 x 158.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.24 in)
Weight181 grams (6.34 ounces)165 grams (5.78 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
System versionAndroid 10Android 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 1.1 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 (SM8250) (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7904 (14nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84GHz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42GHz Triple-Core Kryo 585
1.8GHz Quad-Core Kryo 585
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.8GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A73
1.6GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 (250-587MHz)ARM Mali-G71 MP2
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 96550 (v7)
Geekbench: 4146 (v4.4)
GFXBench: 4.6fps (ES 3.1 onscreen)

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
RAM memory8GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (24GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI403 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 3
Display features60Hz
HDR10+
60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps600/150 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 networkUMTS 800/850/900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
LTE Cat12/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
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+, 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

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS3x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124°16mm1/2.55"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
(dual camera)
16 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.212mm
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: 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 on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.06" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE5.0 + 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 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
11W WPC/Qi Wireless charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
15W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered23 hours
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder
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: 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
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia 1 II (SOG01)Samsung Galaxy A30 (SM-A305G 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.316W/kg (head), 0.404W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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