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Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123) vs Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA1 vs Tecno Pop 5 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Tecno Pop 5 XSony Xperia XA1 (G3123)22Points
Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)
5"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
6.1"
IPS

720x1560

5
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)

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)22 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)vsPop 5 (BD3)8 Advantages Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
+2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Core148%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3GHz 32bit Quad-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDXC
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)36%
Lighter
vs194 grams (6.79 ounces)
+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)19%
Thinner
vs9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
+294 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+(back) 23MP4 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+1/2.3" inches74%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/4" inches
+f/2.0 (aperture)50%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/3.0 (aperture)
+(front) 8MP59%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 5MP
+Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps6 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 42 Mbps
+Ambient Light sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+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
720x1280 pixelsvs+720x1560 pixels22%
Higher resolution screen
5"vs+6.1"22%
Larger screen
LED flashvs+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
Android 7.0 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
2300 mAhvs+4000 mAh74%
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

21 Common items in both devices
32GB (24GB available) / 32GB (23GB available)
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
+14 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
ModelXperia XA1 (G3123)Pop 5 (BD3)
Other model namesSony Xperia XA1 Single-Sim G3123, Sony Hinoki SSTecno Pop 5 (BD3, 32GB+2GB) 4000mAh
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyTecno
Release date4/1/20177/26/2021
Depth8 millimeters (0.31 inches)9.55 millimeters (0.38 inches)
Size (width x height)67 x 145 millimeters (2.64 x 5.71 in)75.7 x 157.7 millimeters (2.98 x 6.21 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWater splash resistant (don't immerse)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
System versionAndroid 7.0 NougatAndroid 10
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)32bit - Unisoc Spreadtrum SC7731E (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Quad-Core, 1 processor:
1.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A7
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MhzARM Mali-T820 MP1 (600MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)32GB (23GB available)
eMMC
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 2-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)294 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
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 Mbps42/5.76 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
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 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/1700/1900/2600 (Bands 2,4,5,7,12,13,17,28,29,66)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels5 megapixels
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash on both cameras
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/3.0 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
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
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedLED
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/3.0 (aperture)
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or moreNot supported
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2300 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging5W (5V/1A) Standard charging
Talk time autonomy10 hoursfeature not registered
Standby603 hours (25.1 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- 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
- Colors: Ice Lake Green, Obsidian Black, Ice Blue
- Android Go edition
- HIOS 7.5
- Silicon case included
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia XA1 (G3123)Tecno Pop 5 (BD3)
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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