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Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB vs Sony Xperia 1 J8170

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Xiaomi Redmi 7 vs Sony Xperia 1 phones with full specifications. What's the best?

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Compare Sony Xperia 1 X06Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
6.26"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Xiaomi Redmi 7 X26Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Sony Xperia 1 J8170
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3330
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Sony Xperia 1 J8170

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! Comment!


06 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GB
Redmi 7 16GBvsXperia 1 J8170
Advantage
+This device has a TFT LCD IPS screen, which are brighter and more vivid
TFT LCD IPSvsOLED
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C reversible connector
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
Face recognition (unlock)vsNot supported
 20%20%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3330 mAh
Advantage
+It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
2 slots Dual-SIMvs1 slot
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported

26 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 J8170
Xperia 1 J8170vsRedmi 7 16GB
 41%41%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs1.8Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 2 times100%
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
6GB LPDDR4Xvs2GB LPDDR3
 11 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (111GB user available)vs16GB (9GB user available)
Advantage
+Fastest write and read storage
UFS 2.1vseMMC 5.1
 1%1%
+Lighter
178 grams (6.23 ounces)vs180 grams (6.3 ounces)
 3%3%
+Thinner
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)vs8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)
Advantage
+More resistant material
Aluminum frame, front/back glassvsPlastic body, front glass
 5 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
1644x3840 pixelsvs720x1520 pixels
 139%100%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
643 PPIvs269 PPI
 4%4%
+Larger screen
6.5"vs6.26"
 157%100%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MPvs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
OIS (5-axis): Optical stabilizationvsEIS: Digital stabilization
Advantage
+The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
BSI sensorvsNot supported
 38%38%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.6 (aperture)vsf/2.2 (aperture)
 3 times100%
+More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)vsFull HD (1920x1080 pixels)
 4 times100%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1600 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
GyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage
+Sensors help you use the device
BarometervsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported
Advantage
+WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz) is newer and faster
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)vs802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
Advantage
+With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device
DLNAvsNot supported
Advantage
+Bluetooth 5.0 version A2DP/LE is newer and faster
5.0 version A2DP/LEvs4.2 version A2DP
Advantage
+NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
NFCvsNot supported
Advantage
+More speed data transfer as mp3 and photos via USB
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GovsMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
IP68 certifiedvsP2i certified

23 Common items in both devices
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
HDR photo on both cameras / HDR photo/video on both cameras
(front) 8MP
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint (side-mounted)
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 5 / Gorilla Glass 6
+ COMMON ITEMS

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Model and physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
ModelRedmi 7 16GBXperia 1 J8170
Also known asXiaomi Redmi 7 (2GB RAM + 16GB), Xiaomi oncliteSony Xperia 1 128GB, Sony Kumano
Country or region availableVarious (International)USA
BrandXiaomiSony
Release dateMarch, 2019May, 2019
Depth8.47 millimeters (0.33 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)75.58 x 158.73 millimeters (2.98 x 6.25 in)72 x 167 millimeters (2.83 x 6.57 in)
Weight180 grams (6.3 ounces)178 grams (6.23 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, front glassAluminum frame, front/back glass
Protection against water and othersP2i certified: water repellent nano-coatingIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
Operating system (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Architecture - Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SDM632 (14nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 SDM855 (7nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Gold
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 250 Silver
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 506 725MhzQualcomm Adreno 640
RAM memory2GB LPDDR36GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage16GB (9GB user available)
eMMC 5.1
128GB (111GB user available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 1TB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Display typeTFT LCD IPSOLED
Screen size6.26" inches6.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~82% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution720x1520 pixels1644x3840 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)269 PPI643 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Gorilla Glass 6
Mobile networks and dataXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900 (Global)GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

China version (M1810F6LE):
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G/5G networkLTE Cat6
VoLTE

Global version (M1810F6LG, M1810F6LI, M1810F6LH):
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

China version (M1810F6LE):
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
LTE Cat19/13 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 39, 40, 41)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps1600/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
Primary / back cameraXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Main camera(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP depth sensor
(triple camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephoto (f/2.4 52mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm PDAF 2x-zoom OIS)
12MP ultrawide (f/2.4 16mm 1/3.4" 1.0µm)
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels4000x3000 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)f/1.6 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.6" inches
Pixel size1.25µm pixel1.4µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationOIS (5-axis): Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video on both cameras
Front / secondary cameraXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
Front camera8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered24mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/4" inches
Pixel size1.12µm pixel1.12µm pixel
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedUSB Type-C SlimPort®
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth4.2 version A2DP5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCNot supportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
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
Face recognition (unlock)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Other features- Colors: Lunar Red, Eclipse Black, Comet Blue
- 19:9 display ratio
- 450nit display brightness
- MIUI 9
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Gray, Purple, White
- 21:9 ratio display
- DCI-P3 100% display
- HDR BT.2020 display
- BIONZ X camera
- Dolby Atmos sound
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- USB Power Delivery 2.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supply and autonomyXiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
BatteryLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Battery capacity4000 mAh3330 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)5V/2A=10W18W
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Radiation rate (SAR)Xiaomi Redmi 7 16GBSony Xperia 1 J8170
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered