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Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB) vs Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Poco C3 vs Sony Xperia XZ2 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)
6.43"
IPS

720x1600

13
MP

5mp

4GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
18PointsSony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)Compare Xiaomi Poco C3 X
Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
5.7"
IPS

1080x2160

19.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)

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!

Poco C3 (64GB)10 Advantages Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)vsXperia XZ2 (H8296)18 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
+194 grams (6.79 ounces)2%
Lighter
vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)23%
Thinner
vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
+6.43"13%
Larger screen
vs5.7"
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo/video only main camera
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
+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
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh57%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3180 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
More SIM card slots. You can choose more carriers.
vs2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
2.3GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.7GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
4GB LPDDR4Xvs+6GB LPDDR450%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
720x1600 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels103%
Higher resolution screen
273 PPIvs+424 PPI55%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
(triple camera) 13MP + 2MP + 2MPvs+(back) 19.2MP14%
Higher resolution main camera
f/2.2 (aperture)vs+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
Full HD (1920x1080)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps3 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)vs+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
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
Not supportedvs+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connectorAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
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.
P2i certifiedvs+Waterproof (IP?)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example

25 Common items in both devices
64GB (49GB available) / 64GB (50GB available)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
TFT IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
+18 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
ModelPoco C3 (64GB)Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Other model namesXiaomi Poco C3 (M2006C3MII, MZB07RIIN, MZB07RJIN, MZB07QAIN)Sony Xperia XZ2 6GB RAM H8296 Dual-sim, Sony PF22
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
ChinaHong KongTaiwan
China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
BrandXiaomiSony
Release date10/16/2020, Announced: 10/6/20204/5/2018
Depth9 millimeters (0.35 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)77.1 x 164.9 millimeters (3.04 x 6.49 in)72 x 153 millimeters (2.83 x 6.02 in)
Weight194 grams (6.79 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingWaterproof (IP?)

🤖 Operating System

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
System versionAndroid 10Android 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 11feature not registered
User InterfaceMIUI 12.5feature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Chipset64bit - MediaTek Helio G35 (MT6765V) (12nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.3GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.8GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7GHz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerPowerVR GE8320 MP2 (680MHz)Qualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
RAM memory4GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage64GB (49GB available)
eMMC 5.1
64GB (50GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.43" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~78.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1600 pixels (20:9)1080x2160 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)273 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassPanda King GlassGorilla Glass 5
Display features60Hz, 400nits[typ]feature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1200/150 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 850/900/2100UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
LTE 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
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 networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkLTE Cat6 (1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
13 megapixels
2MP macrof/2.41.75µm
2MP depthf/2.41.75µm
19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length28mm lens25mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.3" inches
Pixel size1µm pixel1.22µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/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 on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution2560x1920 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
LoudspeakerMono sound (not stereo)Supported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
TV outputMicro-B USB SlimPortNot supported
Bluetooth5.0 + A2DP/LE5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNANot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
NFCNot supportedSupported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
Battery typeLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh3180 mAh
Charger, watts10W Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy31 hours (1.3 days)feature not registered
Standby586 hours (24.4 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
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: Matte Black, Arctic Blue, Lime Green- Colors: Black, Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Front/back glass
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Fast battery charging (Power delivery)
- Qi wireless charging
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min

☢️ Radiation rate

Xiaomi Poco C3 (64GB)Sony Xperia XZ2 (H8296)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)0.51W/kg (head), 0.83W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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