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$271Out of stock
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Updated January 16, 2024·

If you're looking for a more budget-friendly option, the Apple iPhone 11 offers a solid choice with a lower price tag compared to the Sony Xperia 1 V. The iPhone 11 has a smaller screen and lower screen resolution, which might be more manageable for some users. The camera system is competent, but the Xperia 1 V boasts a higher resolution camera setup and more advanced features suitable for photography enthusiasts. Sony’s phone also has a significantly larger battery, which should provide longer battery life, and it supports a higher screen refresh rate for smoother visuals. The operating systems are different, with the iPhone running iOS and the Xperia on Android, so consider which ecosystem you prefer. If top-tier specs are less critical and you want to save money, go for the iPhone 11; if you prioritize a superior camera, display, and longer battery life and are willing to pay more, the Xperia 1 V could be the better choice. Give Feedback

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Key differences

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Photo Quality

6.2
iPhone 11
Xperia 1 V
6.8
The Sony Xperia 1 V and Apple iPhone 11 both have only fair photos, though the Sony Xperia 1 V takes somewhat better photos.

Battery

7.1 Hours
iPhone 11
Xperia 1 V
8.2 Hours
The Apple iPhone 11 has 7.1 hours of battery life. The Sony Xperia 1 V has 8.2 hours of battery life.

Screen Size

The Apple iPhone 11 has a screen size of 6.1 inches and the Sony Xperia 1 V is 6.5 inches.

Cost

$271
iPhone 11
Xperia 1 V
$1,198
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The Apple iPhone 11 has a price of $271 and the Sony Xperia 1 V costs $1,198.
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Key similarities

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Overall Camera Quality

6.6
iPhone 11
Xperia 1 V
7.1
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers Sony Xperia 1 V to have good overall camera quality, while the Apple iPhone 11 has only fair overall camera quality.

Video Quality

6.8
iPhone 11
Xperia 1 V
6.4
The Apple iPhone 11 and Sony Xperia 1 V both have only fair videos.

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How the Apple iPhone 11 and the Sony Xperia 1 V compare to other phones

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Spec Comparison

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Apple iPhone 11Sony Xperia 1 V
Apple iPhone 11Sony Xperia 1 V

GENERAL

Price
$271
$1,198
Brand
AppleSony
Operating System
iOSAndroid
Release Date
September 20, 2019May 28, 2023

SCREEN

Screen Size
6.1"6.5"
Resolution
1792 x 8283840 x 1644
Variable refresh rate
NoNo
Pixels Per Inch
326643
Display Type
LCDOLED

INTERNAL

Processor
A13SD8G2
Internal Storage
64 gb256 gb
RAM
4 gb12 gb

CAMERA

Overall Camera Quality Score
6.7/107.1/10
Photos Score
6.2/106.8/10
Videos Score
6.8/106.4/10
Rear Cameras
Main, UltrawideMain, Ultrawide, Telephoto
Main Camera
12 megapixels + OIS48 megapixels + OIS

BATTERY

Battery Life
7.1 hours8.2 hours
Battery Capacity
3110 mah5000 mah
Wireless Charging
YesYes
Wireless charging Speed
7.5 w15 w
Reverse wireless charging
NoYes (5 watts)

PHYSICAL

Size
5.94" x 2.98"6.5" x 2.8"
Weight
6.84 oz6.60 oz
Back Material
GlassGlass
Stereo Speakers
NoYes

CONNECTIVITY

Dual SIM
YesYes
Bluetooth Version
5.05.3
A2DP
YesYes
WiFi Version
66e
NFC
YesYes
US 5G Bands
N/A(SA/NSA/Sub6)1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 25, 28, 30, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78

OTHER FEATURES

Biometric unlock
Face unlockFace unlock, Fingerprint sensor: Side
Unlockable Bootloader
NoNo
Color
Black, White, Green, Purple, Red, YellowBlack
Stock Android
N/AYes
SD Card
NoYes

Comparison summary

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Comparison Summary
Better Camera Roughly equal
Better BatterySony Xperia 1 V
Better ScreenSony Xperia 1 V
Better performanceSony Xperia 1 V

Shopping

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Apple iPhone 11

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Tom's Guide

Mark Spoonauer | September 2021
"The iPhone 11 delivers superb cameras, fast performance and excellent battery life, making it the iPhone to buy for many people. The cameras are very good, thanks to an ultra-wide lens and a Night mode for better low-light performance. This device also has IP68-rated water resistance, which means that it can withstand 2 meters of water for 30 minutes, and is one of the best waterproof phones out there."

Sony Xperia 1 V

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Android Police

Will Sattelberg | June 2023
"The Sony Xperia 1 V is unlike anything else you'll find on the market today. With an ultra-tall 4K OLED panel, a textured glass back for added grip, and all of the manual controls Alpha fans could ask for, this is nothing like modern Android flagships — something that might win over some old-school smartphone fans."

About Apple

The tech giant called Apple is synonymous with the most popular smartphone in the world: the iPhone. Known for their build quality and aesthetics, as well as for their excellent integration between hardware and software, iPhones have defined the smartphone industry ever since their conception and they continue to do so by setting new industry standards. Apple's own operating system, called iOS, is known for its simplicity and ease of use, and the company tends to complement it well by creating devices with some of the most powerful processing hardware available in the mobile world. The iPhone is also known for its robust ecosystem of accessories, as it facilitates a very seamless experience when interacting with other Apple products, more so than most of its competitors.

About Sony

Sony has had a long history in the mobile market, entering the scene all the way back in 1993 with its first commercially available phone, the CM-H333. Nowadays, their Xperia line of phones provide well-rounded and sometimes expensive devices with a focus on camera software that includes extensive support for manual tweaking of settings. Sony's dedication to audio quality is also evident in its smartphones, which often feature high-resolution audio support while also being one of the few remaining manufacturers that consistently provide headphone jacks in their phones. The company's version of Android is also considered to be close to stock, enabling a bloatware-free experience for its users.

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