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Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221) vs Nokia 808 PureView

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra vs Nokia 808 PureView phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

Compare Nokia 808 PureView XSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)20Points
Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)





64bit Octa


(Non removable)

Nokia 808 PureView





32bit Single



What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)

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 Ultra (G3221)20 Advantages Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)vs808 PureView6 Advantages Nokia 808 PureView
+2.3Ghz 64bit Octa-Core2 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.3Ghz 32bit Single-Core
+4GB LPDDR37 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
+32GB (24GB available)50%
More internal storage for applications and files
+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)122%
vs17.95 millimeters (0.71 inches)
+1080x1920 pixels8 times
Higher resolution screen
vs360x640 pixels
+367 PPI99%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs184 PPI
Larger screen
+LED flash on both camerasAdvantage
The LED flash on both cameras helps in dark places or in low light
vsLED and Xenon flash on main camera
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+f/2.0 (aperture)20%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
vsf/2.4 (aperture)
+(front) 16MP51 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 0.3MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) VGA (640x480)
+2500000 apps (Google Play Store)49 times
More apps available to download and use
vs50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)
+4G+ LTE-AAdvantage
The 4G+ LTE-A network is newer and faster
vs3G+ HSPA+
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbps
+2700 mAh93%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1400 mAh
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs3.0 + A2DP
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)11%
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
(back) 23MPvs+(back) 41.5MP81%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/1.2" inches92%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

22 Common items in both devices
16 million
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
Full HD (1920x1080)
3.5mm jack
+15 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
ModelXperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)808 PureView
Other model namesSony Xperia XA1 Ultra 32GB G3221 Single-Sim, Sony Redwood SSNokia 808 PureView RM-807, Nokia 808 Pure View 803
Country or region available(Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
Release dateMay, 2017June, 2012
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)17.95 millimeters (0.71 inches)
Size (width x height)79 x 165 millimeters (3.11 x 6.5 in)60.2 x 123.9 millimeters (2.37 x 4.88 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Operating systemAndroid 7.0 NougatSymbian ^3 Nokia Belle
Firmware updatefeature not registeredSymbian ^3 Nokia Belle Feature Pack 2
HardwareSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Chipset64bit - MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 (16nm)32bit - ARM 1136JF-S
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.6Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.3Ghz Single-Core ARM11
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T880 MP2 900MhzBroadcom BCM2763
RAM memory4GB LPDDR3512MB
Internal storage32GB (24GB available)16GB
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Screen size6" inches4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)~59.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels360x640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)367 PPI184 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps14.4/5.76 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 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 800/850/900/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,5,7,8,20)Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels41.5 megapixels
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels7728x5368 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flash on both camerasLED and Xenon flash on main camera
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.4 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/1.2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Front camera (secondary)16 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution4616x3464 pixels640x480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)VGA (640x480)
Front flashLEDNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.6" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.264, H.263, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivitySony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedMicro HDMI Type D
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP3.0 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5, Flash player
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
Hall effect
Proximity sensor
Ambient Light sensor
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-234 front camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Black, White, Red colors
- USB OTG On-The-Go 1.3
- Nokia ClearBlack display
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- Video Stabilization
- Dolby Digital Plus
- UPnP technology
- Java framework
Power supplySony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh1400 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy980 minutes | 16.3 hours | 0.7 day410 minutes | 6.8 hours | 0.3 day
Standby42480 minutes | 708 hours | 29.5 days32400 minutes | 540 hours | 22.5 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia XA1 Ultra (G3221)Nokia 808 PureView
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered1.21W/kg (head) | 1.46W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered1.23W/kg (head)

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