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Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 5 II vs Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro XSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)30Points
Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
07PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Compare Sony Xperia 5 II X
Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
5.2"
AMOLED

720x1280

13
MP

13mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)

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 5 II (XQ-AS62)30 Advantages Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)vsGalaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)7 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+128GB (110GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+UFS 3.0Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
vseMMC 5.1
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2520 pixels195%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+449 PPI59%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+6.1"17%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP182%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+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
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/1.7" inches82%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+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 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 9.0 Pie
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1500 Mbps4 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh33%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3000 mAh
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
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
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, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
+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
163 grams (5.71 ounces)vs+160 grams (5.6 ounces)2%
Lighter
OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

21 Common items in both devices
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Aluminum frame, glass front/back / Aluminum body, glass front
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
f/1.7 (aperture)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+14 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
ModelXperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Other model namesXperia 5 Mark II XQAS62/B (128GB+8GB) 4G-LTE (J8210)Galaxy J5 2017 SM-J530G/Dual-Sim 32GB 2GB RAM
Country or region availableUSA
USA
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateSeptember, 2020June, 2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)
Weight163 grams (5.71 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 10Android 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updateAndroid 11Android 9.0 Pie
HardwareSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650 587MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory8GB LPDDR4X2GB LPDDR3
Internal storage128GB (110GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Display typeOLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6.1" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2520 pixels (21:9)720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)449 PPI282 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Not supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1500/150 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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat19/13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
LTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,20)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
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
CameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.470mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAF3x-optical-zoomOIS
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.55"PDAF
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
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 only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
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, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Active noise cancellationSupportedNot supported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, Grey, Blue, Pink
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- Dolby Atmos
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts21W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia 5 II (XQ-AS62)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.04W/kg (head) | 1.5W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.349W/kg (head) | 1.36W/kg (body)
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