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Sony Xperia 1 (J8110) vs Nokia 9 PureView

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 vs Nokia 9 PureView phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Nokia 9 PureView
5.99"
POLED

1440x2880

12
MP

20mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3320
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)

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 (J8110)13 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)vs9 PureView9 Advantages Nokia 9 PureView
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsNot supported
+1644x3840 pixels52%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2880 pixels
+643 PPI20%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs538 PPI
+6.5"9%
Larger screen
vs5.99"
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS (5-axis): 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
+1/2.6" inches12%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.9" inches
+f/1.6 (aperture)13%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/1.8 (aperture)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps56%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 1024 Mbps
+3330 mAh1%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3320 mAh
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs+172 grams (6.02 ounces)3%
Lighter
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)2%
Thinner
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs+(6 cameras) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP67%
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 20MP149%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device

35 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
128GB (111GB available) / 128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
OLED / P-OLED
16 million
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+28 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
ModelXperia 1 (J8110)9 PureView
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony KumanoNokia 9 PureView TA-1082, A-1087, TA-1094
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)
(Latin America), (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyNokia
Release dateMay, 2019February, 2019
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)75 x 155 millimeters (2.95 x 6.1 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)172 grams (6.02 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minIP67 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1 meter and 30min
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 10
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
128GB (110GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Display typeOLEDP-OLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.99" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~79.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels1440x2880 pixels (18:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI538 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps1024/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800 (TA-1094), GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100TA-1082 version:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

TA-1087 version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

TA-1094 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat16
VoLTE

TA-1082 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1087 version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)

TA-1094 version:
LTE (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF2x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.416mm1/3.4"1.0µm
(6 cameras)
12 megapixels
12MP ultrawide
12MP mono
12MP mono
12MP mono
0.3MP TOF 3D
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens28mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (5-axis): 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
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels20 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels5184x3840 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/2.8" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio outputType-C reversible connectorType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Midnight Blue
- Android One
- Zeiss optics back cameras
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3330 mAh3320 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging18W Fast battery charging
5W Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 3
USB Power Delivery 1.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Nokia 9 PureView
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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