Sony Xperia X vs iPhone 6s

When comparison shopping for a smartphone, it’s vital to look at a few key aspects. For example, the battery life, screen size, and weight for starters. The Sony Xperia X was released in September of 2016, has a battery life of 14.1 hours, a display size of 4.6 inches and weighs 4.76 ounces. The iPhone 6s was released the year before, in September of 2015, has a battery life of 14 hours, has a 4.7-inch screen and comes in 5.04 ounces. Let’s dig a bit deeper and look to compare a few other important features when it comes to the Xperia X vs iPhone 6s.

Sony Xperia X vs iPhone 6s: Who wins?

From a quick glimpse, they seem quite similar.

Xperia X vs iPhone 6s imageDesign

The design of the Xperia X consists of a sleek metal finish, soft edges for a comfortable grip, and smooth glass screen. The iPhone 6s has a similar design, offering an aluminum body with rounded edges, that also makes for a smooth feel. The iPhone 6s is a bit thinner and more lightweight than the Xperia X. Both smartphones feature a fingerprint scanner; the Xperia X has its fingerprint scanner on the side power button, while the iPhone 6s has it on the home button.


Both devices have the most recent model of LCD performance technology. The Sony Xperia X provides a 5-inch screen with 1080 x 1920 pixels, whereas Apple’s iPhone 6s has a 4.7-inch display with 750 x 1334 pixels. Both devices present a clean, crisp looking image. When it comes to the screen quality, the iPhone 6s is very accurate regarding saturation, yet the Xperia X exhibits its colors slightly off even though the Xperia X allocates three screen styles you can pick. An attractive benefit of the iPhone 6s is the 3D Touch that can identify between a light tap or a harder touch. Sony is unique in that is one of the few makers left that has a double tap function for waking up the phone and locking it.


Sony tends to pack as many pixels as it can into its device cameras. The Xperia X has a 23 MP sensor as well as the Hybrid AutoFocus, which provides a fast focus speed of up to 0.03 seconds. Plus, it has a 13 MP selfie camera. However, Sony has not been able to impress consumers with their picture quality thus far.

Apple’s iPhone 6s has a 12 MP resolution and gives us some seriously detailed photos on a regular basis. Even though you might notice a yellowish/greenish tint on the pictures, most consumers can get past that considering the dependability.

Storage Space

The Xperia X offers 32 GB of storage space and still allows for an extension with the microSD of up to 200 GB. The iPhone 6s offers three options of 16 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB, but no expansion option. Your choice of device depends on how many apps, photos, music, etc. you plan on holding on your smartphone.

When comparing the two devices, the iPhone has an easy to handle design, while the Xperia X has the capacity to convince Android fans of its worth. In the end, it comes down to your preferences on which operating system you prefer and what features you love and want. What is your opinion on the Xperia X vs iPhone 6s debate and which would you rather own?

If you already own these devices, remember CPR offers both Xperia X repair services and the iPhone 6s repair services. Visit a CPR Cell Phone Repair for all your smartphone repair needs. Find a CPR location nearest you!

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