iPhone 8 Versus Sony Xperia XZ2: A Detailed Comparison
Will you like the “All Glass Design” iPhone 8 or the redesigned Sony Xperia XZ2? That depends on the specs and features of both the most talked about smartphones at present.
Specs and Features
Apple has been consistent with its design of iPhones. There has been a slight or no change at all. One big change this time around has been the glass look. It is the show stopper for iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. Xperia XZ2 comes in Android Oreo 8.0 operating system whereas iPhone 8 series has iOS 11. While iPhone 8 series with the inclusion of glass look mesmerises the fan, XZ2 is no less.
Weight: iPhone 8 Plus is comparatively heavier than iPhone 8; however, Sony Xperia XZ2 gives equal competition to the weight. The presence of 3180 mAh battery makes it a heavy phone and slightly thicker too.
Storage: The storage capacity of Xperia is limited to 64 GB whereas iPhone 8 series comes in 64 GB and 256 GB, two options for your needs. The choice depends on how much storage you need for your data.
Colour: Something that attracts is when we buy a phone is a colour. There are several options in Xperia. You will find the phone in Liquid Black, Petrol Blue, Ash Pink, and Liquid Silver. iPhone 8 on the other hand, comes in Gold, Silver, Space Grey, and Red.
Camera: The primary camera of iPhone 8 series is 12 megapixel whereas Xperia is 19 megapixel. The front camera is 5 megapixel for Xperia whereas 7 megapixels for iPhone 8 series.
Processor: iPhone has always been reputed for the processor and smooth functioning. That is a winner in every iPhone. iPhone 8 series comes with Apple A11 Bionic, M11 processor whereas, Xperia XZ2 comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 845.
Another important factor that will help buyers take the decision is the price. The cost of iPhone 8 in the UK is approximately 490 pounds for 64 GB and approximately 596 pounds for 256 GB. iPhone 8 Plus is slightly on the expensive side. The 64 GB variant is priced at approximately 561 pounds and the 256 GB variant at approximately 666 pounds. The price of Sony Xperia XZ2 is yet to be disclosed.
Display Size: The love for bigger screen size never fades. There are people who love big screens, and they love to flaunt it. On the other hand, there are people who like small screen too. For those in love with a smaller screen can opt for iPhone 8 that has a display screen of 4.7 inches, iPhone 8 Plus has a display of 5.5 inches, and Xperia has a display screen size of 5.7 inches. It is the biggest of the three smartphones. The aspect ratio of Xperia is 18:9, and it is the first time that Sony has come up with this aspect ratio.
One point that can steal the show for Sony Xperia XZ2 is the slow-mo feature. It will capture the clips at 960fps. Optical stabilisation is a unique selling for iPhones though, and the latest models also continue those features.
Both the phones are equally competitive. Sony Xperia has a few features that will drop your jaw while iPhone already has a huge fan following. Given that, new glass look, camera quality and processor quality of both the phone will help buyers decide. We wish all the best for the brands and hope they sell like hotcakes in the market. Testing a phone and then buying one is the best way to choose the best phone anyways.