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Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123) vs Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA1 vs Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
12PointsSamsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)Compare Sony Xperia XA1 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? Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)

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 XA1 (G3123)11 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)vsGalaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)12 Advantages Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core11%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.6Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs160 grams (5.6 ounces)
+294 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+(back) 23MP79%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+1/2.3" inches35%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/3.1" inches
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs4.1 + A2DP
+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
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water splash resistant (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
5"vs+5.2"4%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.7 (aperture)18%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 8MPvs+(front) 13MP60%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+3000 mAh30%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster

29 Common items in both devices
32GB (24GB available) / 32GB (22GB available)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
16 million
720x1280 pixels
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
ModelXperia XA1 (G3123)Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Other model namesSony Xperia XA1 Single-Sim G3123, Sony Hinoki SSGalaxy J5 2017 SM-J530G/Dual-Sim 32GB 2GB RAM
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Latin America)Brazil
(Latin America), Brazil
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateApril, 2017June, 2017
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)71.3 x 146.2 millimeters (2.81 x 5.76 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)160 grams (5.6 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 7.0 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 9.0 Pie
HardwareSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)64bit - Samsung Exynos 7 Octa 7870 (14nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MhzARM Mali-T830 MP1 700Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~71.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12,13,17,28,29,66)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+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, 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 XA1 (G3123)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 recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels13 megapixels
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/3.1" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels13 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)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
Hall effect
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Fingerprint sensor (front-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Gold, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Pump Express+ 2.0
- Exmor RS IMX-300 main camera
- Exmor RS IMX-219 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Blue, Pink, Gold
- 2.5D screen glass (curved)
- Dual Messenger
- ANT+ support
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro (SM-J530G/DS)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh3000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy600 minutes | 10 hours | 0.4 day1260 minutes | 21 hours | 0.9 day
Standby36180 minutes | 603 hours | 25.1 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)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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