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Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906) vs Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z1 vs Samsung Galaxy A11 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Samsung Galaxy A11 XSony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)13Points
Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)
5"
TFT

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

2GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
17PointsSamsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)Compare Sony Xperia Z1 X
Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
6.4"
PLS

720x1560

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)

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 Z1 (4G C6906)13 Advantages Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)vsGalaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)17 Advantages Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
+170 grams (5.95 ounces)4%
Lighter
vs177 grams (6.2 ounces)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body, glass front
+1080x1920 pixels85%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1560 pixels
+441 PPI65%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs268 PPI
+(back) 20.7MP4%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(triple camera) 13MP + 5MP + 2MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP58 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.2GHz 32bit Quad-Corevs+1.8GHz 64bit Octa-Core35%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (12GB available)vs+32GB (21GB available)75%
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 4.5vs+eMMC 5.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
Until 64GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs+8 millimeters (0.31 inches)6%
Thinner
TFT LCDvs+TFT PLSAdvantage
TFT PLS display is brighter and more vivid
5"vs+6.4"28%
Larger screen
HDR photo/video only main cameravs+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
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) 2.1MPvs+(front) 8MP3 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 5.1.1 Lollipopvs+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
3000 mAhvs+4000 mAh33%
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
4.0 + A2DPvs+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

26 Common items in both devices
2GB LPDDR3
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Full HD (1920x1080)
+19 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
ModelXperia Z1 (4G C6906)Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z1 C6906 (4G LTE), Sony HonamiGalaxy A11 SM-A115F/Dual-Sim NFC (32GB + 2GB RAM)
Country or region availableCanadaUSA
Canada, USA
(United Kingdom)KazakhstanRussiaUkraine
(United Kingdom), Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine
BrandSonySamsung
Release date9/6/20135/1/2020, Announced: 3/13/2020
Depth8.5 millimeters (0.33 inches)8 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)74 x 144 millimeters (2.91 x 5.67 in)76.3 x 161.4 millimeters (3 x 6.35 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)177 grams (6.2 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP58 certified: dust/water resistant up to 1 meter and 30minNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
System versionAndroid 4.2.2 Jelly BeanAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 11
User Interfacefeature not registeredOne UI 2.0 / 3.1

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 (28nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 (SDM450) (14nm)
CPUQuad-Core, 1 processor:
2.2GHz Quad-Core Krait 400
Octa-Core, 1 processor:
1.8GHz Octa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330Qualcomm Adreno 506 (600MHz)
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB available)
eMMC 4.5
32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 64GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Display typeTFT LCDTFT PLS
Screen size5" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~64.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~81.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels720x1560 pixels (19.5:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)441 PPI268 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Refresh ratefeature not registered60Hz
Display featuresfeature not registeredNot supported

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
micro-SIM (3FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps150/50 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 850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 17)LTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat4 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (38, 40, 41)
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels(triple camera)
13 megapixels
5MP ultrawidef/2.2115°
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
LoudspeakerSupportedMono sound (not stereo)
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, AC3, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHLNot supported
Bluetooth4.0 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCSupportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Compass
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity3000 mAh4000 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging15W (9V/1.67A) Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy15 hoursfeature not registered
Standby850 hours (35.4 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice 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: Black, White, Purple
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- 3D Surround Sound
- Colors: Black, White, Blue, Red

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z1 (4G C6906)Samsung Galaxy A11 (SM-A115F/DSN 32GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registered0.52W/kg (head), 0.99W/kg (body)
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