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Sony Xperia 1 (J8110) vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 vs Samsung Galaxy Note 4 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
10PointsSamsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)Compare Sony Xperia 1 X
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
5.7"
AMOLED

1440x2560

16
MP

3.7mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3220
mAh

(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)20 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)vsGalaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)10 Advantages Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core43%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.7Ghz 32bit Quad-Core
+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+128GB (111GB available)3 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (25GB available)
+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.0
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)4%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+1644x3840 pixels71%
Higher resolution screen
vs1440x2560 pixels
+643 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs515 PPI
+6.5"14%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP126%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 16MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+f/1.6 (aperture)38%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP117%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 3.7MP
+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps10 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+3330 mAh3%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3220 mAh
+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + 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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs+176 grams (6.16 ounces)1%
Lighter
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Type-C reversible connectorvs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+TemperatureAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+HumidityAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

29 Common items in both devices
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization / OIS: Optical stabilization
BSI sensor
HDR photo/video on both cameras
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
ModelXperia 1 (J8110)Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony KumanoAT&T Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Quad-core 4G, Samsung Muscat
Country or region available(Latin America)(Europe)
(Latin America), (Europe)
USA
USA
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateMay, 2019October, 2014
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)78.6 x 153.5 millimeters (3.09 x 6.04 in)
Weight178 grams (6.23 ounces)176 grams (6.16 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front, plastic back
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 4.4.4 KitKat
Firmware updateAndroid 10Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
HardwareSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 APQ8084 Pro (28nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Krait 450
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 640Qualcomm Adreno 420
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X3GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (111GB available)
UFS 2.1
32GB (25GB available)
eMMC 5.0
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.5" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~82% (screen-to-body ratio)~74.2% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels1440x2560 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI515 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Gorilla Glass 4
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
Maximum download/upload1600/150 Mbps150/50 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 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 Cat4 700/850/1700/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,4,5,7,17)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (Swype), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
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
16 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.6 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lens31mm lens
Sensor size1/2.6" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.4µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels3.7 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2560x1440 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens22mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, DivX, XviD, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Micro-B USB MHL-3
Audio outputType-C reversible connector3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
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
Temperature
Humidity
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
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: Black, White, Pink, Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Samsung TouchWiz UX
- S Pen stylus
- S-Voice natural language
- Dropbox 50GB
- Samsung Gear S compatible
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct
- WiFi hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity3330 mAh3220 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1200 minutes | 20 hours | 0.8 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 (J8110)Samsung Galaxy Note 4 (SM-N910A)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.83W/kg (head) | 1.1W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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