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Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113) vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XA2 vs Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

23
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
30PointsSamsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)Compare Sony Xperia XA2 X
Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
6.2"
AMOLED

1440x2960

12.2
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3500
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)

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 XA2 (H3113)3 Advantages Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)vsGalaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)30 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
+171 grams (5.99 ounces)11%
Lighter
vs189 grams (6.62 ounces)
+1/2.3" inches11%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.55" inches
+18W20%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
vs15W
2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X100%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+64GB (51GB available)143%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)14%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1440x2960 pixels106%
Higher resolution screen
424 PPIvs+531 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
5.2"vs+6.2"19%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(dual camera) 12.2MP + 12MP6%
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
EIS: Digital stabilizationvs+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.5 (aperture)33%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)vs+(front) 2K UHD (2560x1440)78%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 600 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Iris scannerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Heart rateAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+SpO2Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3300 mAhvs+3500 mAh6%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
USB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
Not supportedvs+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

26 Common items in both devices
Aluminum body, glass front, plastic back / Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / PDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
(front) 8MP
4K UHD (3840x2160)
4G+ LTE-A
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
ModelXperia XA2 (H3113)Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Other model namesSony Xperia XA2 H3113 (Single-Sim), Sony SM12Unlocked Galaxy S9+ G965U (Snapdragon)
Country or region availableUnited Arab Emirates(Europe)
United Arab Emirates, (Europe)
USA
USA
BrandSonySamsung
Release dateFebruary, 2018February, 2018
Depth9.7 millimeters (0.38 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)70 x 142 millimeters (2.76 x 5.59 in)73.8 x 158.1 millimeters (2.91 x 6.22 in)
Weight171 grams (5.99 ounces)189 grams (6.62 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass front, plastic backAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersNot supportedIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Sony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 10
HardwareSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 SDM630 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 508 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 630
RAM memory3GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)64GB (51GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDSuper AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~75% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x2960 pixels (18.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI531 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload600/150 Mbps1200/150 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800/1900, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38)
LTE Cat18 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2300/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,18,19,20,28,29,30)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedNot supported
CallingSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
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, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(dual camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.41/3.4"52mm1.0µmAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution5520x4144 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF on back camera and autofocus front camera
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)2K UHD (2560x1440)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/1.7 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered25mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/3.6" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Iris scanner
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
ANT+
Other features- Colors: Silver, Black, Blue, Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Plastic back
- Exmor RS camera
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Mono Bluetooth Headset MBH22
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Blue, Gold, Orchid Gray
- Samsung DeX
- Curved edge screen
- Corning Gorilla Glass 5 back panel
- Samsung Gear VR compatible
- Samsung Pay
- Dolby Atmos
- 32bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh3500 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging (Qi/PMA)
Quick Charge 2
Talk time autonomy1740 minutes | 29 hours | 1.2 daysfeature not registered
Standby59460 minutes | 991 hours | 41.3 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XA2 (H3113)Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus (SM-G965U)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registered0.78W/kg (head) | 1.59W/kg (body)
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)1.07W/kg (head) | 1.43W/kg (body)feature not registered
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