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Sony Xperia XZ (F8331) vs Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ vs Realme 8 5G phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8 5G XSony Xperia XZ (F8331)09Points
Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

23
MP

13mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsRealme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZ X
Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
6.5"
IPS

1080x2400

48
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)

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 XZ (F8331)9 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)vs8 5G (128GB/4GB)18 Advantages Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
+161 grams (5.64 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs185 grams (6.48 ounces)
+8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)5%
Thinner
vs8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
+424 PPI5%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs405 PPI
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+PedometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Gorilla Glass 4Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Corevs+2.2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core45%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
3GB LPDDR4vs+4GB LPDDR4X33%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (21GB available)vs+128GB (106GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
TFT LCDvs+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2400 pixels25%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+6.5"25%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(back) 48MP110%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
4G+ LTE-Avs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2900 mAhvs+5000 mAh72%
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
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
4.2 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras / HDR photo on both cameras
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
ModelXperia XZ (F8331)8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ 32GB Single-Sim, Sony F8331, Sony Kagura SSRealme 8 5G (128GB + 4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)BrazilUSA(Europe)
(Global, International), Brazil, USA, (Europe)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyRealme
Release dateSeptember, 2016April, 2021
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)74.8 x 162.5 millimeters (2.94 x 6.4 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)185 grams (6.48 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Operating systemAndroid 6.0.1 MarshmallowAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - MediaTek Dimensity 700 MT6833 (7nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530ARM Mali-G57 MC2 950Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)128GB (106GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.2" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI405 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 480 nits
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
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/upload450/50 Mbps2000/1024 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat9 700/800/850/900/1500/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,26,28,29,32)
TD-LTE 1900/2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,39,40,41)
LTE Cat6 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 66)
TD-LTE (38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
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 XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
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 XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(triple camera)
48 megapixels
2 MP, f/2.4,macro 2 MP, f/2.4,depth
Main camera resolution5520x4140 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
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 on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.1 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint sensor
Pedometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Platinum, Blue, Pink
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Sony TRILUMINOS
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Supersonic Black, Supersonic Blue
- Realme UI 2.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Screen protector included
- Protective case included
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2900 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy1050 minutes | 17.5 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 days39900 minutes | 665 hours | 27.7 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ (F8331)Realme 8 5G (128GB/4GB)
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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