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Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436) vs Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia XZ3 vs Asus Zenfone 8 Flip phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)
6"
POLED

1440x2880

19.2
MP

13mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3300
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
21PointsAsus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)Compare Sony Xperia XZ3 X
Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
6.67"
AMOLED

1080x2400

64
MP

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)

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 XZ3 (H9436)7 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)vsZenfone 8 Flip (256GB)21 Advantages Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
+1440x2880 pixels60%
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x2400 pixels
+537 PPI36%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs395 PPI
+(front) 13MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+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
+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
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core9%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
6GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR533%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
64GB (50GB available)vs+256GB (228GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
193 grams (6.76 ounces)vs+169 grams (5.92 ounces)14%
Lighter
9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)11%
Thinner
P-OLEDvs+Super AMOLEDAdvantage
Super AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
6"vs+6.67"11%
Larger screen
(back) 19.2MPvs+(triple camera) 64MP + 12MP + 8MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
LED flashvs+Dual-LED flashAdvantage
The Dual-LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/1.73" inches33%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
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.
4K UHD (3840x2160)vs+8K UHD (7680x4320)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 9.0 Pievs+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) 1200 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps67%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
3300 mAhvs+5000 mAh52%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOvs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
5.0 + A2DP/LEvs+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster

26 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
Aluminum frame, glass front/back
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video on both cameras
Capacitive
+19 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
ModelXperia XZ3 (H9436)Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia XZ3 6GB RAM H9436, Sony AkatsukiAsus Zenfone 8 (ZS672KS)
Country or region availableTaiwan
Taiwan
(Global, International)
(Global, International)
BrandSonyAsus
Release dateOctober, 2018May, 2021
Depth9.9 millimeters (0.39 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)73 x 158 millimeters (2.87 x 6.22 in)68.5 x 148 millimeters (2.7 x 5.83 in)
Weight193 grams (6.76 ounces)169 grams (5.92 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backAluminum 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 XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 11
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 630 710MhzQualcomm Adreno 660 840Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR5
Internal storage64GB (50GB available)256GB (228GB available)
UFS 3.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Display typeP-OLEDSuper AMOLED
Screen size6" inches6.67" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~80.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~105.9% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1440x2880 pixels1080x2400 pixels (20:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)537 PPI395 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, 1000 nits, HDR10+
Mobile networksSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload1200/200 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 networkTD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
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 Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 12, 20, 28, 38, 77, 78)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+
CallingSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
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 XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Back camera (main camera)19.2 megapixels(triple camera)
64 megapixels
12MP ultrawidef/2.2112º14mm1/2.55"1.4µmPDAF
8MP telephotof/2.480mmPDAF3x-optical-zoom
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels10120x6328 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps8K UHD (7680x4320) 24 fps
FlashLED flashDual-LED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/1.73" inches
Pixel size1.22µm pixel0.8µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
Front camera (secondary)13 megapixelsUses the back motorized camera (flip-up/rotating)
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.9 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length23mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
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
ConnectivitySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C (reversible)
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapterType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.2 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS, NavIC
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
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
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Silver, Green, Red
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Power delivery
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
- Colors: Galactic Black, Glacier Silver
- ZenUI 8
- Always-on display
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3300 mAh5000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging
Qi wireless charging
30W Fast battery charging
Quick Charge 4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia XZ3 (H9436)Asus Zenfone 8 Flip (256GB)
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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