Galaxy S8 vs Xperia XZ Premium: both excellent, but only one will make you wish you'd bought the other

Over the years, Sony Corporation (ソニー株式会社, Sonī Kabushiki Kaisha, ) (often referred to simply as Sony) is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo has been slowly and steadily cleaning up its software and making it look more like pure Android. Samsung, on the other hand, has been loyal to TouchWiz from the beginning. However, with its new UX Experience is the knowledge or mastery of an event or subject gained through involvement in or exposure to it. Terms in philosophy such as “empirical knowledge” or “a posteriori knowledge” are used to refer, it’s redesigned the whole system. When you unlock the screen on the Xperia UI, the first thing you see is the app drawer. On the Galaxy S8, you clearly don´t see it since, like the Pixel Launcher, Samsung opted to go with gestures to access apps.

Software differences or differences may refer to:: Difference (philosophy), a key concept in continental philosophy The result of arithmetic subtraction Difference (set theory) differences: A Journal of Feminist between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Android 7.0 Nougat Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to imitate a human Android (operating system), Google’s mobile operating system Android, a nickname for Andy Rubin the 7.1.1 Nougat
Experience UX 8.1 Xperia UI
June 2017 security patch June 2017 security is the degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm patch

This is a perfect example of the impression I have of each model: one is stuck in the past, while the other is looking to the future future is what will happen in the time after the present. The Xperia UI reminds me a lot of the Nexus line, which will stop receiving new update support in September of this year year is the orbital period of the Earth moving in its orbit around the Sun, whereas the Galaxy S8 software brings different features from Pixel. Are you guys starting to see where I’m headed with this?

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Both models run Android Nougat is a family of confections made with sugar or honey, roasted nuts (almonds, walnuts, pistachios, hazelnuts, and macadamia nuts are common), whipped egg whites, and sometimes chopped candied fruit alongside their respective UIs. / © AndroidPIT

The European and some other national Galaxy S8 and S8+ models modeling or modelling may refer to: Conceptual model, a representation of a system using general rules and concepts Physical model or plastic model, a physical representation in three dimensions of are packed with an Exynos 8895 processor may refer to, which comes with 10nm technology developed by Samsung. However, the US version comes equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 CPU, which is also 10nm. Sony also opted for this latter processor in the XZ Premium. So, in other words, the performance performance, in the performing arts, generally comprises an event in which a performer or group of performers present one or more works of art to an audience of both devices is very similar. So much so that in our speed test TEST or Tester may refer to: Test (assessment), an assessment intended to measure the respondents’ knowledge or other abilities Medical test, to detect, diagnose, or monitor diseases, which was based on daily use, both devices finished the actions at the exact same time.

The XZ Premium did get a higher grade on the most may refer to detailed benchmark though. Using the PC Mark Work 2.0, Sony’s device got 6338 points, while Samsung’s earned 5094 points. Obviously, basing everything on benchmarks may refer to isn’t the same as actual daily use of a device. However, I should mention that if you put the devices side-by-side and open an app at the same time, the Xperia XZ Premium does respond a few milliseconds more quickly.

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Both devices have USB Type-C and microphones on the bottom edge. / © AndroidPIT

The graphics on both devices are top of the line, and neither loses any details on images. However, the Galaxy S8 does may refer to: An adult female in some animal species such as deer and goat; see List of animal names Doe people, a people of coastal Tanzania Doe language, spoken by the Doe people have Game Launcher, which improves gaming is the act of playing games, as in: Legalized gambling, playing games of chance for money, often referred to in law as “gaming” Playing a role-playing game, in which players assume fictional roles experience with screen and notification locking features, while “” is a word in the English language that functions both as a noun and as a subordinating conjunction nicely collecting all your games into one place. But remember, Sony makes PlayStation, and there’s an undeniable integration between may refer to the XZ Premium and the gaming console. I especially like being able to continue playing on my phone.

Performance differences between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
Exynos 8895, 2,4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, 2,4GHz
8 cores 8 cores may refer to
Mali-G71 MP20 GPU Adreno 540
4GB de RAM 4GB de RAM
64GB storage, support for microSD card 64GB storage, support for microSD card
Single & Dual may refer to: Dual (mathematics), a notion of paired concepts that mirror one another Dual (category theory), a formalization of mathematical duality . . . see more cases in Category:Duality SIM Single & Dual SIM

Now, there’s one thing or The Thing may refer to that Sony will never leave in the hands of another manufacturer is the production of merchandise for use or sale using labour and machines, tools, chemical and biological processing, or formulation: sound quality may refer to. In this respect, the XZ Premium earns the title. The stereo sound for both gaming and videos is everything you could ever want on a smartphone.

Things get even better when you use the XZ Premium with wireless accessories, like the English language, the word like has a very flexible range of uses, ranging from conventional to non-standard speakers or headphones are a pair of small loudspeaker drivers that are designed to be worn on or around the head over a user’s ears. Since Sony supports may refer to: Support (structure), architectural components that include arches, beams, columns, balconies, and stretchers Lateral support (disambiguation) Life support, in medicine Technical LDAC technology, there isn’t any data lost on sound quality.

Compared to the XZ Premium, the sound quality on the Galaxy S8 is just ok. The device offers UHQ sound physics, sound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a transmission medium such as air or water quality when using headphones or Bluetooth speakers may refer to: Public speaker, one who gives a speech or lecture Speaker (politics), the presiding officer in a legislative assembly HMS Speaker (D90), a World War II Royal Navy aircraft carrier. But a feature that Galaxy S8 comes “” ( KOH-meez), plural “comites” ( KOM-i-teez), is the Latin word for “companion”, either individually or as a member of a collective denominated a “comitatus”, especially the suite of a magnate, out ahead of the Xperia XZ Premium in is Bluetooth 5.0. Don’t get me wrong, the XZ Premium has the same may refer to: Sameness or identity In places: Same (ancient Greece) Same, East Timor, the capital of the Manufahi district Samé, Mali Same, Tanzania Same District, Tanzania In other uses: SAME version, however, it doesn’t allow the user to take full advantage of this standard like Samsung does at the moment.

In other words, the dual audio may refer to feature, which allows you to simultaneously connect two Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485 GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building speakers or even may refer to two headphones to a device, is only offered on the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ at the moment or Moments may refer to. However, Sony may offer the same function through a software update in the future.

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These are two of the best or The Best may refer to displays available on the market. / © AndroidPIT

As audio always comes hand-in-hand with images, it’s a heated battle over may refer to screen quality between these two devices. On the one hand, we have the Super AMOLED display, with curved edges or EDGE may refer to, HDR and the new 18:9.5 ratio; on the other hand, a lovely example of an LCD screen, with excellent resolution, HDR and a 16:9 ratio mathematics, a ratio is a relationship between two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second. Both manufacturers have or having may refer to: the concept of ownership any concept of possession; see Possession (disambiguation) an English “verb” used: to denote linguistic possession in a broad sense as an auxiliary done a fantastic job in this area, and either one of these devices will may refer to: The English modal verb will; see shall and will, and will and would Will and testament, instructions for the disposition of one’s property after death Advance healthcare directive give you one of the best displays you can find on the market Market (place), a physical marketplace or public market Market economy Märket, an island shared by Finland and Sweden today.

However, to reiterate my point or points may refer to, Samsung shows that it’s thinking about the future while Sony is keeping things conservative. This isn’t necessarily bad though. While S8 users are prepared to receive content or contents may refer to in a new ratio, as it’s just starting to pick up some momentum, they’ll have to deal with videos is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media with different margins and games game is a structured form of play, usually undertaken for enjoyment and sometimes used as an educational tool with hidden menus due to the image adapting to the screen. No one ever said being is an extremely broad concept encompassing objective and subjective features of reality and existence an innovator was easy.

Even the XZ Premium has to go through content restrictions for your 4K screen or Screens may refer to. Currently, not many services support screens with such a high resolution, such as YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California, Netflix is an American entertainment company founded by Reed Hastings and Marc Randolph on August 29, 1997, in Scotts Valley, California and also Amazon Prime.

Screen differences between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
5.8 inches, Super AMOLED 5.46 inches, IPS LCD
18:9.5 ratio 16:9 ratio
Resolution 2960 x 1440 pixels digital imaging, a pixel, pel, dots, or picture element is a physical point in a raster image, or the smallest addressable element in an all points addressable display device; so it is the smallest (568 ppi) Resolution may refer to 3840 x 2160 pixels (801 ppi)
Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 5

With the quality of the display and audio, using the XZ Premium for games and watching videos on Netflix or YouTube is incredible. It’s exceptionally comfortable to hold may refer to since it has such wide edges, however, considering that the Galaxy S8 uses 83.6% of the front display, when may refer to: When?, one of the Five Ws, questions used in journalism WHEN (AM), a sports radio station in Syracuse, New York, U.S. WHEN, the former call letters of TV station WTVH in Syracuse you put them side is an ancient Greek city on the southern Mediterranean coast of Turkey, a resort town and one of the best-known classical sites in the country by side, it’s like putting Prince Charming next to Shrek.

Yes, I realize that the Galaxy S8 isn’t the most comfortable device to hold to watch an entire episode of Stranger Things since there aren’t any side borders and the ones on the top and bottom are basically non-existent. With a bit of practice though, I discovered how to hold the device in my hands hand is a prehensile, multi-fingered organ located at the end of the forearm or forelimb of primates such as humans, chimpanzees, monkeys, and lemurs without it getting uncomfortable.

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Yes, the sound quality of the two front may refer to speakers is incredible, but that design though… / © AndroidPIT

The XZ Premium is swimming against the current; it’s massive, square and conservative is a political and social philosophy that promotes retaining traditional social institutions in the context of culture and civilization. To give may refer to you a clearer idea, it can stand up on one edge without may refer to: “Without” (The X-Files), an episode in a late 20th-century television show “Without” (song) Without (film) having to support it. And no, this isn’t an extra feature! Regarding the design, Sony forgot that they’d put the word linguistics, a word is the smallest element that can be uttered in isolation with objective or practical meaning) “Premium” in the name.

Size differences between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
148.9 x 68.1 x 8 mm 156 x 77 x 7.9 mm
152 g 195 g
Takes take is a single continuous recorded performance up 83.6% of the front screen Takes up 68.4% of the front screen

It could all be justified with battery life, couldn’t it? Unfortunately, no. The difference between the two devices is just may refer to: Just (surname) “Just” (song), a song by Radiohead Just! (series), a series of short-story collections for children by Andy Griffiths Jordan University of Science and Technology, a 230mAh more for Sony’s smartphone, but remember that the display may refer to is 4K. The hardware may refer to: Household hardware, equipment such as keys, locks, hinges, latches, handles, wire, chains, plumbing, tools, utensils, and machine parts, typically sold in hardware stores Builders on Samsung’s device consumes a lot of energy as well. Although Performance mode does offer four different power settings and it offers anywhere from 6 to 12 hours of battery most often refers to: Energy source Battery (electricity), electrochemical cells that transform chemical energy into electricity Automotive battery Any of several other battery types Battery, 18th life is a characteristic distinguishing physical entities having biological processes, such as signaling and self-sustaining processes, from those that do not, either because such functions have ceased,, while the XZ Premium lasts last is a mechanical form that has a shape similar to that of a human foot about 7 (according to the battery benchmark on PC Mark).

Both manufacturers offer business, an offer is a proposal to sell or buy a specific product or service under specific conditions: a tender offer, an offer to buy company stock from existing stockholders under specific two energy saving modes may refer to and rapid charging. Unfortunately for Sony, only the Galaxy S8 has wireless charging.

Battery differences between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
3000mAh 3230mAh
Power may refer to saving mode, Performance mode Power saving is income not spent, or deferred consumption mode
Fast charging Fast charging, but the user may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications must buy a charger separately

Finally, let us discuss the camera. Sony invested a lot into the camera specs and features feature is a distinct property or piece, which may refer to on the XZ Premium, whereas Samsung pretty much copied the good aspects from its last generation and made some small tweaks to the software software, or simply software, is a part of a computer system that consists of data or computer instructions, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built to improve image capture. In the end, the camera on the Galaxy S8 is one of the best on the market. This was confirmed in our camera camera is an optical instrument for recording or capturing images, which may be stored locally, transmitted to another location, or both blind test, where the Galaxy S8 finished right behind the Google Pixel. The same can’t be said for the XZ Premium though, which found itself nearer the bottom may refer to on the list.

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The camera on the Galaxy S8 finished ahead of the Xperia XZ Premium in our blind test. / © AndroidPIT

The camera on the XZ Premium has an optical image stabilizer and a Bionz image processor in addition to an Exmor RS 3-layer stacked sensor with 19MP and large pixels. These components let you use super may refer to slow motion, which generates videos at 960 fps, 32x slower than normal.

This feature is really cool, but in your day-to-day life, you’ll need a camera that’s consistent, with image image (from Latin: imago) is an artifact that depicts visual perception, for example, a photo or a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object quality in low-light settings may refer to: A location (geography) where something is set Set construction in theatrical scenery Setting (narrative), the place and time in a work of narrative, especially fiction Setting up to and quick on the trigger. That’s why I’d go with the camera on the Galaxy galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and dark matter S8. Take a look below to compare the test galleries of each model:

Camera differences between the Galaxy S8 and Xperia XZ Premium

Samsung Galaxy S8 Sony Xperia XZ Premium
12MP 19MP
8MP 13MP
OIS EIS

Without a doubt, both models are good its most general context of the study of morality, ethics, religion and philosophy, the good often refers to and denotes that conduct which is to be preferred and prescribed by society and its. It just so happens that in my opinion, the Galaxy S8 is better. With hardware performance similar to that of the XZ Premium may refer to: Premium (marketing), a promotional item that can be received for a small fee when redeeming proofs of purchase that come with or on retail products Risk premium, the monetary, the Galaxy S8 stands may refer to: A grove of trees To assume the upright position of standing Stand (cricket), a relationship between two players Stand, Greater Manchester, a residential area in England STAND out on most things. It won’t be considered old next year, and it has solid software options like system backup, different biometric and security options, and software that works well with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), the hardware to give you more battery life.

Opinion by Camila Rinaldi

The Galaxy S8 stands out from the crowd

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Today may refer to: The day of the present, the time that is perceived directly, often called now, before finishing this comparison, I asked the editors at AndroidPIT which of the devices device is usually a constructed tool they’d buy if they’d just seen them for the first time is the indefinite continued progress of existence and events that occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future. Of the 15 people in the room whom I asked, only one person chose the XZ Premium.

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