Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X: Specs Comparison

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X: Specs Comparison. There will always be the question of which one is better between Android and Apple. Android high-end smartphone are arguably feature-rich than Apple’s smart phones. And although not cheap, they are relatively cheaper compared to Apple. For this article, we will be comparing one of Android high-end smartphone the Sony Xperia XZ2 with Apple’s iPhone X. This article for those a little confused over which one to pick. The iPhone X has inspired a lot of other smartphones since its released last year in terms of design. Smartphone companies such as Asus, Oppo, Vivo and the rest have all designed phones having similar look to the iPhone X. So it’s really a smartphone in hot demand.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – The Design

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X

Both phones comes with premium design capable of stealing one away. The Sony Xperia XZ2 features a front and back glass (which is Corning gorilla glass 5) with an aluminum frame. While the iPhone X is in a front and back glass with stainless steel frame. In dimensions, the Sony Xperia XZ2 is taller, wider and thicker to the iPhone X. It comes in a 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm dimensions. While the iPhone x is at 143.6 x 71 x 7.7 mm dimensions.

Even with the Sony Xperia XZ2 11.1mm thickness, it’s still feel comfortable in the hand. Surely the Sony Xperia XZ2 thicker and taller size means the weight will be heavier. The phone weighs 198 grams compared to iPhone X’s 174 grams. Sony Xperia XZ2 has a IP68 rating while iPhone X has a IP67 rating. It means both phones can survive 30 minutes in water. With Sony Xperia XZ2 going deeper in depth of 1.5 metres compared to 1 metre for the iPhone X.

The iPhone X dual rear camera and LED flash are aligned vertically at the top-left corner. While the rear camera, LED flash and fingerprint sensor of the Sony Xperia XZ2 are aligned vertically at the middle. iPhone X is said to have ditched the fingerprint sensor for a more sophisticated facial identification technology.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – The Display

The Sony Xperia XZ2 is not completely bezel-less. With bezels clearly seen at the top and bottom of the screen. The iPhone X comes with a notch at the top of the screen. The iPhone X features the Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen from Samsung. The screen is already tagged as one of the best display screen in the market right now. iPhone X’s 5.8-inch screen sports a display resolution of 1125 x 2436 pixels and 458 ppi density. Sony Xperia XZ2 sports a 5.7 inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. With a display resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels, 18:9 ratio and 424 ppi density. While the Sony Xperia XZ2’s screen is protected by Corning gorilla glass 5. The iPhone X comes with scratch-resistant glass and also oleophobic coating.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – The Camera

iPhone X has a dual 12MP f/1.8 aperture and 12MP f/2.4 aperture rear camera with quad-LED dual-tone flash. While Sony decided to stick with one rear camera for the Sony Xperia XZ2. Which features a resolution of 19MP f/2.0 with LED flash. The Sony Xperia XZ2 sports a front camera resolution of 5MP f/2.2 aperture. Which is poor for its standard in my opinion. While the iPhone X comes with a front camera resolution of 7MP f/2.2 aperture.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – Hardware and Software

Apple’s A11 Bionic chipset which powers the iPhone X seems better at multitasking. Alongside the chipset is a Hexa-core 2.39GHz processor. But that doesn’t mean Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset found in the Sony Xperia XZ2 isn’t capable of multitasking. Sony Xperia XZ2 alongside the Snapdragon 845, features Octa-core 2.7GHz processor. Sony Xperia XZ2 is offering Android latest operating system, the Android 8.0 Oreo. While iPhone X runs on Apple’s own iOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 11.3.

Sony Xperia XZ2 comes with an in-built storage of 64GB. And RAM variants of 4GB or 6GB. Apple’s iPhone X offers either 64GB or 256GB ROM with a 3GB RAM.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – The Battery

The iPhone X offers a non-removable Li-Ion 2716 mAh battery. Which is said to last up to a day on normal usage. While the Sony Xperia XZ2 offers a non-removable Li-Ion 3180 mAh battery. Aside featuring fast battery charging, both phones offer wireless charging using the Qi standard.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X – The Price

The Sony Xperia XZ2 costs around $988 (N345,800). While the iPhone X costs about $1,235 (N432,250). Hard to pick a choice in this one. But regardless of their price, the iPhone X offers more in specifications.

Sony Xperia XZ2 VS iPhone X Full Specs Comparison

Sony Xperia XZ2 iPhone X
Dimensions and Weight 153 x 72 x 11.1 mm. Weight: 198g 143.6 x 70.9 x 7.7 mm. Weight: 174g
Display 5.7 inch (76.1% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 424 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.8 inch (82.9% screen-to-body ratio) 1125 x 2436 pixels with 458 ppi density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4/6GB. ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only RAM: 3GB. ROM: 64/256 GB
Software Android 8.0 Oreo iOS 11.1.1, upgradable to iOS 11.3
Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core 2.7GHz processor A11 Bionic chipset with Hexa-core 2.39GHz processor
Camera 5MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + 19MP f/2.0 aperture with LED flash 7MP f/2.2 aperture front camera + Dual: 12MP f/1.8 and 12MP f/2.4 aperture with quad-LED dual-tone flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3180 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 2716 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 3.0), Wireless charging Face ID, Fast battery charging: 50% in 30 min, Qi wireless charging

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