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Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441) vs Sony Xperia 5

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact vs Sony Xperia 5 phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Xperia 5 XSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)04Points
Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia 5
6.1"
OLED

1080x2520

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3140
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 5

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 XZ1 Compact (G8441)4 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)vsXperia 522 Advantages Sony Xperia 5
+143 grams (5.01 ounces)15%
Lighter
vs164 grams (5.74 ounces)
+1/2.3" inches13%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.6" inches
+(front) 13MP62%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
2.35Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core17%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4vs+6GB LPDDR4X50%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (109GB 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
9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)vs+8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)13%
Thinner
TFT IPS LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
16 millionvs+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2520 pixels195%
Higher resolution screen
319 PPIvs+449 PPI41%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.6"vs+6.1"33%
Larger screen
(back) 19.2MPvs+(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP88%
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 (5-axis): 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/1.6 (aperture)25%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
(4G+ LTE-A) 800 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2700 mAhvs+3140 mAh16%
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)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
USB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorvs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.

27 Common items in both devices
LED flash
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
4K UHD (3840x2160)
(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
+20 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
ModelXperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Xperia 5
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ1 Compact G8441, Sony PF41, Sony LilacSony Xperia 5 J8210, J8270, J9210, Sony Horus
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonySony
Release dateOctober, 2017October, 2019
Depth9.3 millimeters (0.37 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 129 millimeters (2.56 x 5.08 in)68 x 158 millimeters (2.68 x 6.22 in)
Weight143 grams (5.01 ounces)164 grams (5.74 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)IP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistant
System (OS)Sony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Operating systemAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 11
HardwareSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.35Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
1.9Ghz Quad-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.78Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 540Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR46GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)128GB (109GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Display typeTFT IPS LCDOLED
Screen size4.6" inches6.1" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~69.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~80.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2520 pixels (21:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)319 PPI449 PPI
Colors16 million1 billion
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz, HDR10+
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload800/75 Mbps1600/150 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 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat15 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 Cat19 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, 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 XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
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 XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.452mm1/3.4"1.0µmPDAFOIS2x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.416mm1/3.4"1.0µm
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): 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 XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4160x3120 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length18mm lens24mm lens
Sensor size1/4" inches1/4" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
RadioNot supportedNot supported
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
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
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
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Pink, Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Plastic body
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- PS4 Remote Play
- Slow motion 720p@960fps
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust and water proof over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Blue, Red, Black, Grey
- Display: 21:9, DCI-P3 100%, HDR BT.2020
- Triluminos display, X-Reality Engine
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos sound
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh3140 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging18W Fast battery charging
USB Power Delivery 2.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ1 Compact (G8441)Sony Xperia 5
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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