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Sony Xperia XZs G8231 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Sony Xperia XZs G8231 vs Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB phones. Which is the best phone?

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Sony Xperia XZs G8231
5.2"
TFT

1080x1920

19.2
MP

13mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Quad

2900
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Sony Xperia XZs X27Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
6.4"
AMOLED

1440x3040

12.2
MP

10mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4100
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


02 Advantages Sony Xperia XZs G8231
Xperia XZs G8231vsGalaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
 9%9%
+Lighter
161 grams (5.64 ounces)vs175 grams (6.13 ounces)
 11%11%
+The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth
1/2.3" inchesvs1/2.55" inches

27 Advantages Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GBvsXperia XZs G8231
 59%59%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.15Ghz 64bit Quad-Core
 100%100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
8GB LPDDR4Xvs4GB LPDDR4
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (109GB user available)vs32GB (20GB user available)
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
 4%4%
+Thinner
7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)vs8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Advantage
+This device has a Dynamic AMOLED screen, which are brighter and more vivid
Dynamic AMOLEDvsTFT LCD
 111%100%
+Higher resolution screen
1440x3040 pixelsvs1080x1920 pixels
 24%24%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
526 PPIvs424 PPI
 23%23%
+Larger screen
6.4"vs5.2"
 110%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12.2MP + 12MP + 16MPvs(back) 19.2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
PDAF: phase detection autofocus on both camerasvsLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS: Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 33%33%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.5 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 41%41%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(dual front camera) 10MP + 8MPvs(front) 13MP
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 7.1 Nougat
 3 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 2000 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 450 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Heart ratevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
SpO2vsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 41%41%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4100 mAhvs2900 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector

26 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
HDR photo/video on both cameras
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint / Fingerprint (under display)
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
DLNA
NFC
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 6
Waterproof (IPxx certified) / IP68 certified
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
BrandSonySamsung
ModelXperia XZs G8231Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Also known asSony Xperia XZs G8231 32GB Single-Sim, Sony Keyaki SSGalaxy S10+ (Snapdragon) G975W, Samsung Beyond 2
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)Canada
Release dateApril, 2017March, 2019
Depth8.1 millimeters (0.32 inches)7.8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)74.1 x 157.6 millimeters (2.92 x 6.2 in)
Weight161 grams (5.64 ounces)175 grams (6.13 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Sony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Operating systemAndroid 7.1 NougatAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 MSM8996 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorQuad-Core, 2 processors:
2.15Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
1.6Ghz Dual-Core Kryo
Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.8Ghz Single-Core Kryo 485
2.4Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 485
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 485
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 530Qualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory4GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (20GB user available)128GB (109GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Display typeTFT LCDDynamic AMOLED
Screen size5.2" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~87.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1440x3040 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI526 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Dual-SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G 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 Cat20 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 25, 29, 30, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, 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
Maximum download/upload450/50 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary / back cameraSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Main camera19.2 megapixels(triple camera)
12.2 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 1/3.6" 52mm 1.0µm AF OIS 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2, 12mm)
Main camera resolution5056x3792 pixels4032x3024 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.5 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.55" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.4µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus on both cameras
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 on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Front camera13 megapixels(dual front camera)
10 megapixels
8MP depth sensor (f/2.2 22mm)
Front camera resolution4128x3096 pixels3872x2592 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.9 (aperture)
Focal length22mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
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+, OGG, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connectorUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Gesture
Heart rate
SpO2
Hall effect
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (under display)
Other features- Colors: Black, Warm Silver, Ice Blue
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Metal body
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Sony Exmor RS camera
- 720p@960fps slow motion
- Fast battery charging
- Quick Charge 3.0
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1.5 meter and 30min
- Colors: Prism Black, White, Green, Blue, Flamingo Pink
- Ultrasonic fingerprint sensor
- One UI
- Always-on display
- 19:9 ratio and HDR10+ display
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Dolby Atmos/AKG sound
- Bixby
- Samsung DeX
- ANT+
- Wireless charging: 15W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomySony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
Battery technologyLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Qi wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
Battery capacity2900 mAh4100 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registered15W
Talk time1070 minutes | 17.8 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby36600 minutes | 610 hours | 25.4 daysfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Sony Xperia XZs G8231Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus SM-G975W 128GB
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registered1.11 W/Kg (head) | 1.29 W/Kg (body)
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered