Undoubtedly and unambiguously the most hotly anticipated smartphone of the year was the recently launched Galaxy S8. Samsung unpacked two models; one is smaller Galaxy S8 of 5.8 inches display, a bigger one is Galaxy S8 Plus which has large 6.2 inches of screen. Samsung pretty much leads the race when it comes to Android devices battle. However, they are not the only company with high-end tech and bold features. Not long ago, prominent electronics company Sony has released its Xperia XZ Premium. It is lining up as one of the best smartphones it has ever produced. So, we will carry out a comparison and discuss everything between Sony Xperia XZ Premium Vs Galaxy S8.
The Best Android Smartphones Of 2017: Samsung Galaxy S8 Vs Sony Xperia XZ Premium!
Each phone has its strengths but which one is better and which one you should buy? Read on to find out more.
|Specs||Galaxy S8||Xperia XZ Premium|
|Size||5.5 inches screen||5.8 inches screen|
|Resolution||3840 x 2160||2960 x 1440|
|Dimension||156x77x7.9 mm||148.9×68.1×8.0 mm|
|Weight||195 grams||155 grams|
|Storage||64 GB||64 GB|
|Memory card||Expandable up to 256 GB||Expandable up to 256 GB|
|RAM||4 GB||4 GB|
|Processors||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 and Exynos 8995|
|Front camera||13 MP||8 MP with autofocus|
|Rear camera||19 MP||12 MP|
|Battery life||3230 mAh||3000 mAh|
|Colors||Luminous Chrome or Deepsea Black||Midnight Black, Arctic Silver, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, or Maple Gold|
Design & Build
Xperia XZ Premium has made countless fans because of its premium glass loop surface. It creates mirror effects which reflect the world around you.
It is a refreshing and beautiful design change from the brushed aluminum slate and traditional matte designs most smartphones have nowadays.
On the other hand, Galaxy S8 design is bold and beautiful. Thanks to the bezel-free design and display which is delicately wrapped around the edges.
Straightway, hands down on the design of Xperia XZ Premium. It is not even a fight against anyone for Xperia. It has a beautiful 5.5 inches screen of the 4K display with a resolution of 3840 x 2160. The ppi (pixel per inch) is incredibly 807. Now compare yourself Galaxy S8 screen size of 5.8 inches display with 2880 x 1440 resolution and ppi of 570.
Now, if we talk about the Samsung Galaxy S8 comparison of a camera with Xperia XZ, then both phones are on winning the position. However, Xperia XZ rear camera is better with 19 MP lens to compare with rear Galaxy S8 camera of 12 MP. The front camera of Xperia XZ is 13 MP, and Galaxy S8 has 8 MP camera. The Galaxy S8 win against Xperia XZ because it’s selfie camera has a feature of autofocus.
The front camera of Xperia XZ is 13 MP, and Galaxy S8 has 8 MP camera. The Galaxy S8 win against Xperia XZ because it’s selfie camera has a feature of autofocus.
Final Verdict – Sony Xperia XZ Premium Vs Galaxy S8
Galaxy S8 comparison with Xperia XZ Premium is a tough call, to be honest. Sony Xperia XZ Premium is winning in many ways. The display is superior and better rear camera. The design is beautiful too. But the Galaxy S8 is unbelievably compelling because of its bezel-free design. We like the autofocus option too. If we talk about features then Samsung has beat everyone in the market right now, a couple of amazing features are Galaxy S8 Bixby button and Samsung DeX.
Both phones are similar and great. The specs are almost same, so which one to buy? Buy Galaxy S8 if you prefer to take your pictures. If you like photographing others then grab the XZ Premium.