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Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215 vs Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215 vs Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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18 Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215 vs 04 Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB

Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB





32bit Single



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

18 Advantages Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215

Xperia XA Ultra F3215vsFocus S SGH-i937 16GB
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.4Ghz 32bit Single-Core
 5 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
Advantage+More external storage for files using memory cardsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsNot supported
8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x1920 pixelsvs480x800 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
367 PPIvs217 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
(back) 21.5 megapixelsvs(back) 8 megapixels
Advantage+The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low lightLED flash on both camerasvsLED flash
Advantage+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focusPDAF: phase detection autofocusvsAutofocus
 11 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 16 megapixelsvs(front) 1.3 megapixels
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)vsHD (1280x720 pixels)
Advantage+The 4G LTE network is newer and faster4G LTEvs3G+ HSPA+
 6 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs(3G+ HSPA+) 21 Mbps
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2700 mAhvs1650 mAh
Advantage+Bluetooth 4.1 version A2DP is newer and faster4.1 version A2DPvs3.0 version A2DP
Advantage+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securelyNFCvsNot supported
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysScratch-resistant glassvsNot supported

04 Advantages Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB

Focus S SGH-i937 16GBvsXperia XA Ultra F3215
+More internal storage for applications and files
16GBvs16GB (8.2GB user available)
111 grams (3.89 ounces)vs202 grams (7.07 ounces)
Advantage+This device has a Super AMOLED Plus screen, which are brighter and more vividSuper AMOLED PlusvsTFT LCD IPS
Advantage+Removable battery can be replaced easilyLi-Ion (Removable)vsLi-Ion (Non removable)


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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
ModelXperia XA Ultra F3215Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Also known asSony Xperia XA Ultra Single-Sim F3215, Sony Ukulele SSAT&T Samsung Focus S i937, Samsung SGH-i937, Samsung Kupua
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)feature not registered
Release dateJuly, 2016November, 2011
Depth8.4 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)79 x 164 millimeters (3.11 x 6.46 in)66.8 x 126 millimeters (2.63 x 4.96 in)
Weight202 grams (7.07 ounces)111 grams (3.89 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowWindows Phone 7.5 Mango
Firmware updateAndroid 7.0 Nougatfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 (28nm)32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255T
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.4Ghz Single-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T860 MP2 700MhzQualcomm Adreno 205
RAM memory3GB LPDDR3512MB
Internal storage16GB (8.2GB user available)16GB
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
DisplaySony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Display typeTFT LCD IPSSuper AMOLED Plus
Screen size6" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~62.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels480x800 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI217 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Not supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps21/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Main camera21.5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution5352x4016 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fpsHD (1280x720 pixels)
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorSupportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasfeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary cameraSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Front camera16 megapixels1.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution5312x2988 pixels1280x1024 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Not supported
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.1 version A2DP3.0 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedfeature not registered
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsSony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5feature not registered
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Lime Gold
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Exmor RS IMX-230 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-234 front camera
- Tela BRAVIA engine 2
- Clear Audio+
- PS4 integration
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- HAC (M3/T3)
- Bing Maps
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh1650 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time720 minutes | 12 hours | 0.5 day390 minutes | 6.5 hours | 0.3 day
Standby42480 minutes | 708 hours | 29.5 days15000 minutes | 250 hours | 10.4 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia XA Ultra F3215Samsung Focus S SGH-i937 16GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombia1.27 W/Kg (head) | 0.37 W/Kg (body)feature not registered
SAR European Union, UK0.72 W/Kg (head) | 0.43 W/Kg (body)feature not registered

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