ProductXperia XGalaxy S8
BrandSony Samsung
Product Typesmartphonesmartphone
Announced On2016/02/012017/03/29
Street Price (Approx)~ $225
Search low Xperia X price (Amazon)
~ $670
Search low Galaxy S8 price (Amazon)
Dimensions142.7 x 69.4 x 7.9mm
(5.62 x 2.73 x 0.31")
148.9 x 68.1 x 8.0mm
(5.86 x 2.68 x 0.31")
Weight153 grams (5.40 ounces)155 grams (5.47 ounces)
RugednessNot RuggedIP68
ColorsBlack, Gold, Gold, WhiteBlack, Blue, Gold, Grey, Violet
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DisplayXperia XGalaxy S8
Display TypeIPS LCD, Touchscreen Screen, MultitouchSuper AMOLED, Touchscreen Screen, Multitouch
Display Resolution1920x1080  (2,073,600 pixels)2960x1440  (4,262,400 pixels)
Max. Brightness600
Density (PPI)441568
Color Bits (# colors)16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits16,777,216 Colors 24 Bits
Display Diagonal5" (12.70 cm)5.8" (14.73 cm)
Display to Body Ratio69.6 %84.2 %
Display Glass TypeGorilla Glass 5
Main cameraXperia XGalaxy S8
Megapixels23 Megapixel12 Megapixel
Sensor Pixel Size1.118 µm1.4 µm
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps1080p/30fps, 1080p/60fps, 1440p/30fps, 2160p/30fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps
Max Photo Size5520x41404032x3024
Image StabilizationNoYes (Optical Stabilization)
Camera FlashYes , LEDYes , LED
Autofocus typePhase Detection
Other Camera Hardware FeaturesHDR, Phase Detection AFHDR, HDR Video, Phase Detection AF
Camera Software FeaturesFace Detection, Geo TaggingSimul-Shot, Face Detection, Smile Detection, Geo Tagging
Photos Samples280431
Secondary cameraXperia XGalaxy S8
Megapixels13 Megapixel8 Megapixel
Video CallYesYes
Video Resolutions1080p/30fps, 1440p/30fps, 480p/30fps, 720p/30fps
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BatteryXperia XGalaxy S8
Battery Capacity (mAh)2620 mAh3000 mAh
Battery Fast ChargeYesYes
Battery Charge Speed, in mAh/mn50 mAh/mn
Removable BatteryNoNo
Wireless ChargingNoYes
Wireless Charging IntegratedNoYes
Battery TypeLi-IonLi-Ion
Processor & OSXperia XGalaxy S8
Processor BrandQualcommQualcomm
Processor/Soc NameMSM8956 Snapdragon 650Snapdragon 835
# CPU Cores68
CPU Frequencydual-core 1.8 & quad-core 1.4 GHz2.45 GHz
Processor ModelMSM8998
Operating System (OS)Android 6.0.1Android 7.0
DayDream VRYes
Memory & StorageXperia XGalaxy S8
Memory Card TypeMicroSD (200 GB Max)MicroSD (256 GB Max)
Memory Card Max. Capacity200 GB256 GB
Built-In Storage Options64 GB64 GB
Max. Total Storage Capacity264 GB320 GB
Cellular NetworkXperia XGalaxy S8
SIM TypeNano SIMNano SIM
SIM Number11
LTE Categorycat6 301 MbpsCAT16 1000/105 Mbps
SAR Head (U.S)0.97
SAR Head (Eur)0.72
SAR Body (U.S)0.97
SAR Body (Eur)1.23
AudioXperia XGalaxy S8
Audio Alertsmp3, vibration, wavmp3, vibration, wav
3.5mm Audio ConnectorYesYes
Speaker channelsStereoMono
Noise CancellationYesYes
FM RadioYesNo
SensorsXperia XGalaxy S8
SensorsAccelerometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, Gyroscope, Heart Rate Monitor, Proximity Sensor
WiFiXperia XGalaxy S8
WiFi SupportYesYes
WiFi Speedsa,b,g,n,aca,b,g,n,ac
WiFi FeaturesWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi DirectWiFi Hotspot, Dual-Band WiFi, WiFi Direct
Bluetooth SupportYesYes
Bluetooth Version4.25.0
Bluetooth FeaturesBluetooth A2DPBluetooth A2DP, Bluetooth LE
USB SupportXperia XGalaxy S8
USB SupportYesYes
USB Port TypeMicro USBUSB Type C
USB Version2.03.1
Proprietary Data ConnectorNoNo
USB HostYes
MultimediaXperia XGalaxy S8
Multimedia FeaturesDLNA
Video Playback Formatsmp4, xviddivx, mp4, xvid
Audio FormatsFLAC, MP3, WAVFLAC, MP3, WAV


Sony Xperia X vs. Samsung Galaxy S8 Specs Benchmarks

System Speed

Overall performance tests that stress every part of the system. They provide a high-level idea, but aren't as precise as specific tests shown below.

Antutu Score, Higher is better

Basemark OS II, Higher is better

CPU Speed

These tests are designed to stress the CPU components of the processor

Geekbench 4 Single, Higher is better

Geekbench 4 Multi, Higher is better

AndEBench-Pro, Higher is better

Gaming Speed

The GPU, or graphics processor is put to the test with this Gaming-oriented benchmarks

3DMark Slingshot ES 3.1, Higher is better

3DMark Unlimited IceStorm Score, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan 3.1 Off. (FPS), Higher is better

GFXBench T-Rex Off. (FPS), Higher is better

Basemark ES 3.1, Higher is better

Basemark X Score, Higher is better

Camera Performance

Benchmarks measuring the performance of the camera sub-system

Battery Capacity/Performance

Quantitative data about the battery

Battery Capacity (mAh), Higher is better

Battery Charge Speed, in mAh/mn, Higher is better


Performance/Price (Value)

Some of the same tests as above, but shown as a relation to the price. This shows what performance you get for each additional dollar spent. The higher the score, and the more value you get for your money

Battery Capacity (mAh) / Price, Higher is better

Basemark OS II / Price, Higher is better

GFXBench Manhattan Off. (FPS) / Price, Higher is better

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