Google Pixel 4 XL Vs Sony Xperia 5 Specs Comparison


In this post, we compare Google Pixel 4 XL Vs Sony Xperia 5 according to these features:

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  1. Operating System  Comparison
  2. System  on  Chip (SOC)  Comparison
  3. RAM Comparison
  4. Storage  Comparison
  5. Display Comparison
  6. Launch Date Comparison
  7. Price  Comparison
  8. Sensors  Comparison
  9. Primary Camera Comparison
  10. Front Camera Comparison
  11. Tracking /  Positioning  Comparison
  12. Wi-Fi  Comparison
  13. Bluetooth  Comparison
  14. USB Comparison
  15. Connectivity  Comparison
  16. Audio File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  17. Video File Formats /  Codecs Comparison
  18. Battery  Comparison
  19. Design  Comparison
  20. SIM Card  Comparison
  21. Networks  Comparison
  22. Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth Comparison


Google Pixel 4 XL

Sony Xperia 5

Brand and Model   

Brand and Model  

Brand 

Brand 

Google   Sony 

Model 

Model 

Pixel 4 XL   Xperia 5

Model Alias

Model Alias

 G020J
GA01181-US
GA01182-US
GA01180-US

Pixel 4 XL Operating System

Xperia 5 Operating System (OS)

Android 10  Android 9.0 Pie 

Pixel 4 XL System on  Chip (SOC)

Xperia 5 System on Chip (SOC)  

SOC 

SOC 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Qualcomm Snapdragon 855

Process Technology 

Process Technology 

 7 nm   7 nm  

CPU

CPU

1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485 1x 2.84 GHz Kryo 485
3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 3x 2.42 GHz Kryo 485 
4x 1.8 GHz Kryo 485 4x 1.8  GHz Kryo 485  

CPU Bits 

CPU Bits 

 64 bits   64 bits  

Instruction Set  

Instruction Set  

 ARMv8-A  ARMv8-A 

CPU Frequency 

CPU Frequency 

 2840 MHz    2840 MHz   

CPU Cores 

CPU Cores 

 8   8 

GPU

GPU

Qualcomm Adreno 640  Qualcomm Adreno 640 

Pixel 4 XL RAM Capacity 

Xperia 5 RAM Capacity 

  6 GB   6 GB   

RAM Type  

RAM Type  

 LPDDR4X  LPDDR4X 

RAM Channels  

RAM Channels  

Double channel  Double Channel

RAM Frequency  

RAM Frequency  

2133 MHz  2133 MHz 

 Other Features

Other Features 

Titan M Security Module 
 Pixel Neural Core

Pixel 4 XL Storage    

Xperia 5 Storage  

64 GB
 128 GB    128 GB  
 UFS 2.1

Pixel 4 XL Memory Cards

Xperia 5 Memory Cards

No card   microSD 
 microSDHC 
 microSDXC 

Pixel 4 XL Display

Xperia 5 Display  

Type / Technology 

Type / Technology 

OLED OLED 

Diagonal Size 

Diagonal Size 

 6.3 in    6.1 in  
 160.02 mm    154.94 mm  
 16 cm    15.49 cm  

Width 

Width 

  2.7 in    2.4 in  
  68.5 mm    61.03 mm  
  6.85 cm    6.1 cm  

Height 

Height 

  5.69 in    5.61 in  
 144.62 mm    142.41 mm  
  14.46 cm    14.24 cm  

Aspect Ratio 

Aspect Ratio 

 2.111:1  2.333:1  

Resolution 

Resolution 

 1440 x 3040  pixels  1080 x 2520 pixels

Pixel Density 

Pixel Density 

  534 ppi    449 ppi  
 209 ppcm    176 ppcm  

Color Depth 

Color Depth 

  24 bits     24 bits   
  16777216 colors    16777216 colors  

Display Area 

Display Area 

  82.5 %    81.16 %  

Other Features 

Other Features 

 Capacitive   Capacitive  
 Multi-touch   Multi-touch  
Scratch resistant Scratch resistant 
 Corning Gorilla Glass 5 Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Always-On Display Dynamic Vibration system 
 400 cd/ m square
 100000:1 Trolamines display for mobile 
 90 Hz refresh rate X-Reality display 
 HDR (UHDA certification) Dynamic contrast enhancement 
 Cinema Wide Display
 100% DCI-P3
 Ambient EQ HDR 
 X1 engine for mobile
Peak brightness- 650 cd/m square
BT.2020 (REC.2020)
10-bt tonal gradation

Pixel 4 XL Sensors

Xperia 5 Sensors  

Proximity  Proximity 
Light  Light 
Accelerometer  Accelerometer 
 Compass 
 Gyroscope  Gyroscope
Barometer Fingerprint
Magnetometer  Barometer
Active Edge  Hall 
 Motion Sense (Soli radar)  Step counter
 Step detector
Pedometer 
Magnetometer
Gravity
Significant motion detector
Game rotation vector
Geomagnetic rotation vector
RGBC-IR sensor

Pixel 4 XL Primary Camera

Xperia 5 Primary Camera  

Sensor Model

Sensor Model

 Sony Exmor RS

Sensor type 

Sensor type 

CMOS

Focal Length

 ISO

 100-12800

Aperture

Aperture

f/1.7  f/1.6 

 Focal length

 Focal length

 4.26 mm

Flash Type

Flash Type

Dual LED LED 

 Image Resolution 

 Image Resolution 

 4032 x 3024 pixels   4032 x 3024  pixels  
 12.19 MP   12.19 MP  

Video resolution

Video resolution

3840 x 2160 pixels  3840 x 2160  pixels 
8.29 MP  8.29 MP 

Video FPS

Video FPS

60 fps  30 fps 

Features 

Features 

Autofocus  Autofocus  
Continuous shooting  Continuous shooting  
Digital zoom Digital zoom  
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization 
Optical image stabilization   Optical image stabilization 
 Optical Zoom
Geotagging  Geotagging  
Panorama  Panorama  
HDR  HDR  
Touch focus  Touch focus  
Face detection Face detection 
White balance setting  White balance setting  
ISO setting  ISO setting  
Exposure compensation  Exposure compensation  
Self-timer  Self-timer  
Scene mode  Scene mode  
 Sensor size-1/2.55” Sensor size- 1/2.6" 
Pixel size- 1.4 um  Pixel size- 1.4 µm 
Phase detection with Dual Pixel  Phase detection
Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 27 mm  Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 26 mm 
 Angle of view- 77 degree Wide angel lens 78 degree
 1080p @ 120 fps 1080p @ 960 fps 
720p @ 240 fps 720p @ 960 fps 

Secondary rear- 16 MP (telephoto)

Secondary rear camera- 12 MP (telephoto) 

 Pixel size- 1.0 um (#2)  Pixel size- 1.0 µm (#2)
 Aperture- f/2.4 (#2) Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
 Angle of view- 52 degree (#2) Wide angel lens- 45 degree (#2)
 Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 45 mm (#2) Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 52 mm (#2) 
 Phase detection (#2) Sensor size- 1/3.4" (#2)
 OIS (#2) OIS for photos (#2)
 EIS (#2)
 2x optical zoom (#2)  2x optical zoom (#2)
 Spectral Sensor  5x digital zoom (#2)
 Flicker Sensor Hybrid OIS/EIS for videos (#2)

 

Third rear camera- 12 MP (ultra-wide angle) 

Sensor size- 1/3.4" (#3)
Wide angel lens- 135 degree (#3)
Pixel size- 1.0 µm (#3)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#3)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 16 mm (#3) 
 Steady shot with intelligent active mode (5-axis stabilization) (#3)

Pixel 4 XL Front Camera

Xperia 5 Front Camera

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

CMOS

Aperture

Aperture

f/2  f/2 

Image Resolution 

Image Resolution 

3264 x 2448 pixels  3264 x 2448  pixels  
7.99 MP   7.99 MP  

Video Resolution

Video Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels  1920 x 1080 pixels 
2.07 MP  2.07 MP 

Video FPS

Video FPS

30 fps  30 fps 

Features 

Features 

Pixel size- 1.12 um Pixel size- 1.12 µm  
Angle of view- 90 degree Wide-angle lens-84 degree
Sensor size- 1/3.2” Sensor size- 1/4" 
Focal length (35 mm equivalent)- 22 mm
 2 NIR cameras  HDR
 NIR flood emitter  Steady shot with intelligent active mode (5-axis stabilization)
 NIR dot projector

Pixel 4 XL Audio

Xperia 5 Audio 

Loudspeaker  Loudspeaker  
Earpiece Earpiece 
Stereo speakers Stereo speakers 
3 microphones 192 kHz / 24-bit 
 Active noise cancellation Dolby Atmos
Headphone adapter 

Pixel 4 XL Radio

Xperia 5 Radio  

No   No 

Pixel 4 XL Tracking /  Positioning

Xperia 5 Tracking /  Positioning  

GPS  GPS  
A-GPS  A-GPS  
GLONASS  GLONASS 
 BeiDou
Galileo 

Pixel 4 XL Wi-Fi    

Xperia 5 Wi-Fi  

802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999)   802.11a (IEEE 802.11a-1999) 
802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999)  802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999) 
802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003)  802.11g (IEEE 802.11g-2003) 
802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)   802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009)  
 802.11n 5GHz  802.11n 5GHz 
 802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac)  802.11ac (IEEE 802.11ac) 
 Dual band  Dual band 
 Wi-Fi Hotspot   Wi-Fi Hotspot  
Wi-Fi Direct  Wi-Fi Direct 
 Wi-Fi Display  Wi-Fi Display
2x2 MiMO

Pixel 4 XL Bluetooth

Xperia 5 Bluetooth  

Version 

Version 

 5.0  5.0 

Features 

Features 

A2DP  A2DP 
AVRCP
DIP
GAP
HDP
HID
HSP
LE LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PNAP/PAB
GAVDP  
SPP
 HFP

Pixel 4 XL USB

Xperia 5 USB  

Connector Type  

Connector Type  

USB Type-C  USB Type-C 

Version 

Version 

 3.1   3.1 

Features 

Features 

Charging  Charging  
Mass Storage  Mass Storage  
On-The-Go   On-The-Go 

Pixel 4 XL Headphone Jack

Xperia 5 Headphone Jack  

No  No  

Pixel 4 XL Connectivity

Xperia 5 Connectivity

 Computer sync   Computer sync  
 OTA sync   OTA sync  
Tethering  Tethering 
NFC  NFC 
 DLNA 
  VoLTE VoLTE 

Pixel 4 XL Browser

Xperia 5 Browser  

HTML  HTML  
HTML5  HTML5  
CSS 3  CSS 3  

Pixel 4 XL Audio File Formats /  Codecs

  Xperia 5 Audio File Formats /  Codecs    

AAC  AAC  
AAC+ / aacPlus / HE-AAC v1 AAC+ / aaPlus / HE-AAC v1 
AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR  AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR  
AMR-WB AMR-WB 
aptX / apt-X aptX / apt-X 
aptX HD / apt-X HD / aptX Lossless aptX HD / apt-X HD / HE-AAC v2 
eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2 eAAC+ / aacPlus v2 / HE-AAC v2 
FLAC  FLAC  
 M4A M4A 
MIDI  MIDI  
MP3  MP3  
OGG  OGG  
WMA  WMA  
 WAV  WAV  
DSEE HX 
LDAC   LDAC
DSD 
ALAC
Vorbis

Pixel 4 XL Video File Formats /  Codecs

Xperia 5 Video File Formats /  Codecs    

3GPP  3GPP  
AVI  AVI  
DivX DivX 
Flash Video
H.263 H.263 
H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC video H.264 / MPEG-4 Part 10 / AVC Video 
H.265 / MPEG-H Part 2 / HEVC H.265 / MPEG-4 Part 2 / HEVC 
MKV MKV 
MP4  MP4 
Quick Time
VP8
VP9 VP8 
WebM VP9 
WMV WebM 
VC-1 WMV 
 Xvid Xvid 

Pixel 4 XL Battery

Xperia 5 Battery  

Capacity

Capacity

3700 mAh  3140 mAh  

Type 

Type 

Li-Ion  Li-Polymer 

Features 

Features 

Non-removable   Non-removable  
Fast charging Fast charging 
Wireless charging Xperia Adaptive Charging
Qi wireless charging Battery care
 Smart Stimina
 USB Power Delivery (USB PD) fast charging

 Charger Output Power

Charger Output Power

 5 V / 3 A
 9 V / 2 A  9 V / 2 A
 12 V / 1.5 A

 Quick Charge Technology

Quick Charge Technology

 USB Power Delivery 2.0  Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0

Pixel 4 XL Launch

Xperia 5 Launch  

Announced 

Announced 

 2019, Oct.  2019, Sept.  

Status 

Status 

Release Oct. 2019 Release Sept. 2019

Pixel 4 XL Price   

Xperia 5 Price  

6 GB + 64 GB = 899 $
 6 GB + 128 GB = 999 $  6 GB + 128 GB = 880 $

Pixel 4 XL Design

Xperia 5 Design  

Colors 

Colors 

Just Black  Black 
Clearly White  Blue
Oh So Orange  Gray 
Red

 Certification

Certification

IPX8  IP68
 IP65

Width 

Width 

 75.1 mm    68 mm  
  7.51 cm    6.8 cm 
 0.25 ft    0.22 ft  
  2.96 in    2.68 in  

Height 

Height 

160.4 mm    158 mm  
16.04 cm    15.8 cm 
 0.53 ft    0.52 ft  
  6.31 in    6.22 in  

Thickness 

Thickness 

 8.2 mm    8.2 mm  
  0.82 cm    0.82 cm 
 0.03 ft    0.03 ft  
  0.32 in   0.32 in  

Weight 

Weight 

193 g 164 g
0.43 lbs   0.36 Ibs 
6.81 oz   5.78 oz 

Volume 

Volume 

 98.78 cm3   88.1 cm3  
  6 in3   5.35 in3  

Body Materials

Body Materials

Aluminum alloy Aluminium alloy
 Glass   Glass 

Pixel 4 XL SIM Card

SIM Card  

SIM Card Type  

SIM Card Type  

Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)  Nano-SIM (4FF-fourth form factor, since 2012, 12.30 x 8.80 x 0.67 mm)  

Number of SIM Cards 

Number of SIM Cards 

  1   1 

Features

Features

 eSIM  Dual SIM optional

Pixel 4 XL Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth

Xperia 5 Mobile Network Technology and Bandwidth 

 UMTS (384 kbit/s)   UMTS (384 kbit/s)  
 EDGE   EDGE  
 GPRS    GPRS   
 HSPA+   HSPA+  
LTE Cat 18 (DL)  LTE Cat 19/Cat 13 
 LTE 13 (UL)
EV-DO Rev. A (1.8 Mbit/s, 3.1 Mbit/s)
5CA
4x4 MIMO

Pixel 4 XL Networks

   Networks    

GSM

GSM

GSM 850 MHz (B5) GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8) GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3) GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2) GSM 1900 MHz (B2)

CDMA

 

CDMA 800 MHz (BC0)
CDMA 1900 MHz (BC1)
CDMA 800 MHz (BC10)

UMTS

UMTS

UMTS 800 MHz (B6)
UMTS 800 MHz (B19)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5) UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8) UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1700 MHz (B4) UMTS 1700 MHz (B4) 
UMTS 1800 MHz (B3) 
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)  UMTS 1900 MHz (B2) 
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1) UMTS 1900 MHz (B1) 

LTE

LTE

LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B12)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B13)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B14)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B17)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B28)
LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29) LTE-FDD 700 MHz (B29)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20) LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5) LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B5)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B18)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19) LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26) LTE-FDD 850 MHz (B26)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8) LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4) LTE-FDD 1500 MHz (B32)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B4)
LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66) LTE-FDD 1700 MHz (B66)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3) LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2) LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B2)
LTE-FDD 1900 MHz (B25)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)  LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7) LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39) LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40) LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41) LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38) LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B30)
LTE-TDD 5200 MHz (B46)
LTE-TDD 3500 MHz (B46)
LTE-FDD 600 MHz (B71)

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