Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge VS. Sony Xperia Z2a: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge VS. Sony Xperia Z2a. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
9.8
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
9.6
5.9
Performance & Hardware
9.3
7.1
Camera
9.7
8.3
Connectivity
9.7
8.3
Battery
8.7
6.6

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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--

Presentation

Unveiled
February 2016, 2 years ago
June 2014, 4 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
72.6 mm
150.9 mm
7.7 mm
72.0 mm
137.0 mm
11.0 mm
Weight
157 g
163 g
Usable surface
76 %
70 %
Materials
Aluminium alloy, Glass
-
Resistance
IP68
IP58
Colors
Black

Blue

Gold

Rose-gold

Silver

White
Black

Turquoise

White

Screen

Diagonal
5.5"
5"
Type
Super Amoled
LCD IPS
Resolution
1440 x 2560 px
1080 x 1920 px
Density
534 Pixels per inch
441 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Corning Gorilla Glass 4
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Touch sensitive
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 3
  • Triluminos display for mobile
  • X-Reality display

Prototypes




Prototypes
Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia Z2a
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Samsung Exynos 8 Octa 8890 2.3
Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974AB v3
CPU
2.3GHz Quad (Custom Core) + 1.6GHz Quad (Cortex-A53)
Krait 400
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2.3 GHz
2.3 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Arm Mali-T880 Mp12, 650 Mhz
Qualcomm Adreno 330

RAM

RAM
4 GB
3 GB

Antutu

Score
158.313
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 92% of devices
33.254
Overall performance better than 48% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
16 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 9-14.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Independent SD slot
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, on the front
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gravity
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall
  • Heart Rate
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Barometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12 Mpx
20.7 Mpx
Pixel size
--
1.176 µm
Sensor
Sony IMX260 Exmor RS
Sony IMX214 Exmor RS
Type
BRITECELL
CMOS
Aperture
f/1.7
f/2.0
Flash
Dual LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Optical Stabilization (OIS)
  • Panorama
  • RAW
  • Scene mode
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital image stabilization
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
240.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
Yes
No

Selfie

Resolution
5 Mpx
3.1 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • CDMA BC0 (800)
  • CDMA BC1 (1900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS A-F)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B34 (TD 2000)
  • B39 (TD 1900+)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B4 (1700/2100 AWS 1)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B12 (700)
  • B13 (700)
  • B17 (700)
  • B18 (800)
  • B19 (800)
  • B20 (800)
  • B25 (1900+)
  • B26 (850)
  • B28 (700)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Single Sim
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11ac
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Wi-Fi Display
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • AVRCP (Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile)
  • DIP (Device ID Profile)
  • GAP (Generic Access Profile)
  • GATT (Generic Attribute Profile)
  • HDP (Health Device Profile)
  • HFP (Hands-Free Profile)
  • HID (Human Interface Profile)
  • HSP (Headset Profile)
  • MAP (Message Access Profile)
  • OPP (Object Push Profile)
  • PAN (Personal Area Networking Profile)
  • PBAP/PAB (Phone Book Access Profile)
  • SPP (Serial Port Protocol)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Charging
  • Host
  • Mass Storage
  • USB On-The-Go (OTG)

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.264 W/Kg on head
0.507 W/Kg on body
--
American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.150 W/Kg on head
1.590 W/Kg on body
--

Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
3600 mAh
3000 mAh
Type
Li-Ion
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Wireless charging
Non-removable

Software

Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

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