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Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116) vs Realme 8i (64GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium vs Realme 8i phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Realme 8i XSony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)16Points
Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)
5.8"
IPS

2160x3840

19.2
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3540
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Realme 8i (64GB)
6.6"
IPS

1080x2412

50
MP

16mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)

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 XZ2 Premium (H8116)16 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)vs8i (64GB)12 Advantages Realme 8i (64GB)
+2.7GHz 64bit Octa-Core25%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.05GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+6GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs4GB LPDDR4X
+64GB (50GB available)16%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs64GB (43GB available)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+2160x3840 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2412 pixels
+760 PPI90%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs400 PPI
+1/2.3" inches20%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.76" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps2 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Qi wireless chargingAdvantage
Wireless charging is another way to charge the battery.
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
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
236 grams (8.26 ounces)vs+194 grams (6.79 ounces)22%
Lighter
11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)vs+8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)40%
Thinner
5.8"vs+6.6"14%
Larger screen
(dual camera) 19.2MP + 12MPvs+(triple camera) 50MP + 2MP + 2MP73%
Higher resolution main camera
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
(front) 13MPvs+(front) 16MP25%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 8.0 Oreovs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3540 mAhvs+5000 mAh41%
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
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

26 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
ModelXperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)8i (64GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ2 Premium, Sony PF12Realme 8i RMX3151 (64GB+4GB RAM)
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyRealme
Release date7/30/20189/14/2021, Announced: 9/9/2021
Depth11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Size (width x height)80 x 158 millimeters (3.15 x 6.22 in)75.5 x 164.1 millimeters (2.97 x 6.46 in)
Weight236 grams (8.26 ounces)194 grams (6.79 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)Not supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredRealme UI 2.0

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - MediaTek Helio G96 (12nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.05GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzARM Mali-G57 MC2 (850MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredAnTuTu: 350000 (v9)

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
RAM memory6GB LPDDR44GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)64GB (43GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size5.8" inches6.6" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~73.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~84.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution2160x3840 pixels1080x2412 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)760 PPI400 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display featuresfeature not registered120Hz, 600nits[peak]

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
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/upload1200/150 Mbps400/150 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 850/900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
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 supportedUMTS 850/900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat13 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
19.2 megapixels
12MP monof/1.61/2.3"
(triple camera)
50 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels8160x6120 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.76" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.64µm pixel
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 only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
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 lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inches1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioNot supportedNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviDMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3540 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
18W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice 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: Chrome Black, Chrome Silver
- HDR10 display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Space Black, Space Purple
- Screen film protector
- Case protector

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia XZ2 Premium (H8116)Realme 8i (64GB)
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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