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Sony Xperia 10 Plus Smartphone Review

Mike Wobker, 👁 Daniel Schmidt (translated by Greg Williams), 04/15/2019

Sony's next move. With its current smartphone designs, this manufacturer from the far east has finally managed to take into account what customers actually want, without having to abandon its own individuality. Read on in our review to find out how the Xperia 10 Plus with its 21:9 ratio display fares when compared to the competition.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus

In order to design a 6.5-inch smartphone that can be used in one hand, it's almost required that it be stretched. Our first impressions are that this method functions very well and can be carried over to the future. Next to this, the Sony Xperia 10 Plus also shows that a large screen is possible without a notch, and that the design doesn't have to suffer due to the stretch.

In terms of hardware, the Japanese manufacturer decided on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 with integrated Adreno 509 GPU, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal eMMC flash storage. As a result, its performance should be on or around the level of devices at the same price point, although the Xperia 10 Plus differentiates itself significantly due to its 21:9 aspect ratio display.

There are numerous smartphones on the market in this price bracket that the Sony Xperia 10 Plus will have to face up to. As a representative sample we have decided to pit our review unit against the Samsungs Galaxy A9Xiaomi Pocophone F1Motorola Moto Z3 PlayNokia 8.1 and Asus ZenFone 5 (2018).

Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Xperia Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
4096 MB 
Display
6.5 inch 21:9, 2520 x 1080 pixel 422 PPI, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
64 GB eMMC Flash, 64 GB 
, 50 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSD (up to 512GB, FAT, FAT32, exFAT), 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 5.0, 2G GSM/GPRS/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900), 3G UMTS/HSPA+ (1/2/5/8), 4G LTE (1/2/3/5/7/8/20/28/32/38), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.3 x 167 x 73 ( = 0.33 x 6.57 x 2.87 in)
Battery
3000 mAh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Android 9.0 Pie
Camera
Primary Camera: 12 MPix 12+8MP Exmor RS image sensor, 1/2,8”+1/4", 1.25+1.12 μm, 76,3+44,6°, f/1.75+f/2.4
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix 1/4", 1,12 µm, 84°, f/2.0
Additional features
Speakers: 2 speakers, Keyboard: onscreen, Keyboard Light: yes, USB power adapter, USB type-C cable, stereo headset, 24 Months Warranty, SAR measurement (head): 0.72 W/kg, SAR measurement (body): 1,49 W/kg, fanless
Weight
180 g ( = 6.35 oz / 0.4 pounds), Power Supply: 56 g ( = 1.98 oz / 0.12 pounds)
Price
430 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

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Case - Sony Smartphone in 21:9 Format

Sony has built the body of the Xperia 10 Plus out of aluminium and as a result it feels both light and strong. The buttons are on the right-hand side of the device and are easy to reach. The volume rocker is, in our opinion, somewhat too light in terms of feedback and it's not easy to tell when it has been pressed. On the right-hand side there is also a cover, which is removable without tools, behind which are the slots for both nano-SIM cards and microSD card. All in all the finish and construction are of very good quality, and the materials give a high-end impression. The matte colours navy, black, silver and gold in which the phone is available also show that Sony's intention was to deliver a phone with modern design whilst holding true to its predecessor's strengths.

Coming in at a weight of 180 grams, the Xperia 10 Plus is not the heaviest phone in our comparison group; however, it weighs somewhat more than smartphones that are made of materials other than metal without actually feeling heavy. In terms of dimensions it also seems reasonable, due to the fact that despite its 6.5-inch screen it has the narrowest width.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Sony Xperia 10 Plus

Size Comparison

167 mm / 6.57 inch 73 mm / 2.87 inch 8.3 mm / 0.3268 inch 180 g0.3968 lbs162.5 mm / 6.4 inch 77 mm / 3.03 inch 7.8 mm / 0.3071 inch 183 g0.4034 lbs155.5 mm / 6.12 inch 75.2 mm / 2.96 inch 8.8 mm / 0.3465 inch 182 g0.4012 lbs156.5 mm / 6.16 inch 76.5 mm / 3.01 inch 6.75 mm / 0.2657 inch 156 g0.3439 lbs154.8 mm / 6.09 inch 75.8 mm / 2.98 inch 8 mm / 0.315 inch 180 g0.3968 lbs153 mm / 6.02 inch 75.7 mm / 2.98 inch 7.9 mm / 0.311 inch 155 g0.3417 lbs

Connectivity - Android Smartphone with Headphone Jack

In Sony's Xperia 10 Plus, smooth operation is provided by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 paired with 4 GB of RAM. Visuals are handled by an Adreno 509 GPU and apps as well as personal content can be stored on the included 64 GB of eMMC flash storage. The latter can also be expanded by up to 512 GB via a microSD card, which in addition does not impact the dual-SIM functionality of the phone. Both nano-SIM slots support VoLTE as well as VoWLAN where supported by the provider.

For physical data transfer, the phone is equipped with a USB Type-C port, which internally only supports the USB 2.0 standard. Lastly there is a 3.5 mm headphone jack for connecting loudspeakers or headsets to the phone.

Left side: dual nano-SIM slots/microSD slot
Left side: dual nano-SIM slots/microSD slot
Top edge: headphone socket, microphone
Top edge: headphone socket, microphone
Right side: power button, fingerprint sensor, volume rocker
Right side: power button, fingerprint sensor, volume rocker
Bottom edge: speaker, USB Type-C port
Bottom edge: speaker, USB Type-C port

Software - Current Android Pie

Users of the Xperia 10 Plus are greeted with a modern Android Pie installation - Version 9 - with a security patch level from February 1, 2019. Sony has decided to as far as possible avoid customising the OS and therefore both new users of Android, as well as seasoned veterans, will find a simple and easy to use interface. In order to make the larger screen somewhat easier to use, it is possible to double-tap on the left side of the display border to open a quick menu in which you can with one hand open frequently used apps.

Sony has installed the app Xperia Lounge on the 10 Plus. This offers news, information regarding discounts and sales, and tips about use of the smartphone. In addition, the Facebook and Netflix apps are preinstalled, which along with the Xperia Lounge app can only be deactivated and not uninstalled. Storing apps on an installed microSD card is also not supported.

In the settings menu you can add additional accounts, however it is not possible to add multiple users for the phone. The Sony Xperia 10 Plus supports Widevine L1, which supports streaming of content from Amazon Prime or Netflix in HD quality.

Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Software Sony Xperia 10 Plus

Communication & GPS - Smartphone with NFC & Bluetooth 5.0

The Sony Xperia 10 Plus is able to connect to mobile networks in the GSM, 3G and LTE networks. For the latter, bands 12/13 are supported with upload speeds of up to 150 Mb/s and download speeds of up to 600 Mb/s.

For near-field data transfer, the 10 Plus offers NFC, Bluetooth and WLAN with support for the standards 802.11a, b, g, n and ac in both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands. With our reference router, a Linksys EA8500, the WLAN test showed that the Sony is not equipped with a 2x2 MIMO antenna array. As a result, the transfer rates were somewhat lower than the competition. With a score of 317 Mb/s in receiving data, the phone is in the middle of a pack, but when transferring files it managed only 153 Mb/s, which landed it in the last spot in the test line-up.

Networking
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Adreno 630, 845, 64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
675 (min: 630, max: 704) MBit/s ∼100% +113%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Adreno 630, 845, 64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
612 (min: 580, max: 635) MBit/s ∼91% +93%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Adreno 512, 660, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
584 (min: 557, max: 605) MBit/s ∼87% +84%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Adreno 509, 636, 64 GB eMMC Flash
317 (min: 163, max: 343) MBit/s ∼47%
Nokia 8.1
Adreno 616, 710, 64 GB eMMC Flash
312 (min: 273, max: 341) MBit/s ∼46% -2%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Adreno 509, 636, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
232 MBit/s ∼34% -27%
Average of class Smartphone
  (5.9 - 939, n=423)
224 MBit/s ∼33% -29%
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Adreno 630, 845, 64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
655 (min: 619, max: 692) MBit/s ∼100% +328%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Adreno 630, 845, 64 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
647 (min: 598, max: 665) MBit/s ∼99% +323%
Nokia 8.1
Adreno 616, 710, 64 GB eMMC Flash
300 (min: 169, max: 367) MBit/s ∼46% +96%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Adreno 512, 660, 128 GB UFS 2.1 Flash
285 (min: 249, max: 304) MBit/s ∼44% +86%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Adreno 509, 636, 64 GB UFS 2.0 Flash
237 MBit/s ∼36% +55%
Average of class Smartphone
  (9.4 - 703, n=423)
214 MBit/s ∼33% +40%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Adreno 509, 636, 64 GB eMMC Flash
153 (min: 133, max: 180) MBit/s ∼23%
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; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø311 (163-343)
; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø153 (133-180)
GPS Test indoors
GPS Test indoors
GPS Test outdoors
GPS Test outdoors

We test with the app GPS Test how well the Xperia 10 Plus with its built-in GPS and GLONASS is able to determine its location. The results showed that in open environments it was able to measure to an accuracy of up to three meters. It was not possibly to achieve a satellite connection whilst indoors.

On our obligatory bike route we compare how well the GNSS in the Sony Xperia 10 Plus performs against our reference device, a Garmin Edge 500. The displayed route on long straight portions was generally somewhat to the side of the actual route travelled, whilst curves and sudden changes in direction were well detected and recorded, keeping up with the reference device. As a result, the Sony Xperia 10 Plus is more than suitable for general navigational use.

GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Sony Xperia 10 Plus
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500
GNSS - Garmin Edge 500

Phone Functions & Voice Quality - Clear Calls with the Xperia 10 Plus

Phone app
Phone app

The phone app of the Xperia 10 Plus offers quick viewing of previous calls and also features a simple pop-in numpad for entering phone numbers. Two additional tabs provide access to saved favourites and contacts. In conversations, the Sony smartphone showed no problems at all and voice calls in both directions were loud and clear. Background noise was well suppressed and the overall volume was good enough for making calls in somewhat louder environments. 

Those who want to be heard more clearly can take advantage of the included stereo headset. Its volume level is somewhat higher than the phone, and background noise is also more isolated from the ear.

Cameras - Dual Cameras for Quick Snaps

Front camera shot
Front camera shot

Sony has equipped the Xperia 10 Plus with dual 12+8 MP cameras on the rear. These offer an Exmor RS image sensor with sizes of 1/2.8" and 1/4", pixel sizes of 1.25 and 1.12 μm, width of field of 76.3 and 44.6° and f/1.75 and f/2.4 apertures. For selfie-fans there is also an 8 MP camera on the front with a size of 1/4", pixel size of 1.12 µm, width of field of 84° and aperture f/2.0. This allows for portrait pictures of average quality. Colours are somewhat washed-out and edges as well as fine details are somewhat blurry when viewed close up. The camera app itself allows for several shooting modes including an AI-supported "improvement" of skin tone, wrinkles etc. Additionally, the colour temperature and brightness can be manually adjusted.

The main camera produces usable snaps that profit greatly from good lighting conditions. Our test shots included a scene with varied brightness levels and in the less well-lit areas the image was too dark. Fine details are reproduced; however, with even low zoom levels they become very grainy. With close-up photos elements are significantly more detailed and colours more accurately reproduced. Object edges and fine structure are well captured and clearly separated from one another. Under poor lighting conditions captured objects were only dimly visible. The main image was visible, however large areas were very dark and colours were not easily distinguishable from one another.

Users can however modify settings for image reproduction in the app - modes such as bokeh, panorama and portrait are available. In terms of manual adjustments, options exist for focus, shutter speed, ISO level, white balance and brightness. HDR capture is also possible, and if desired 21:9 pictures can also be taken, which will then fill the full screen of the Xperia 10 Plus.

The video mode produced recordings of a similar quality level as our test pictures; however, the auto focus was noticeably slow focusing on objects at various distances - but the automatic object detection function did mitigate this to some degree. Whilst video capture in 21:9 is possible, this limits the options available to brightness and colour temperature. A high frame-rate or slow-motion feature is not available.

Image Comparison

Choose a scene and navigate within the first image. One click changes the position on touchscreens. One click on the zoomed-in image opens the original in a new window. The first image shows the scaled photograph of the test device.

Scene 1Scene 2Scene 3
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ColorChecker Passport
ColorChecker Passport

Using the ColorChecker Passport we test how well the camera of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus reproduces colours. This showed that they were generally too bright - yellow and green tones were closest to the reference image. Grey and black tones were reproduced darker than they should have been.

Under controlled lighting conditions the Sony smartphone was able to create a detailed reproduction of our test chart. Fine structure and details were clear and easily distinguishable. However, in the lower corners there was some noticeable washing-out of detail.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus - Test chart
Sony Xperia 10 Plus - Test chart (Details)

Accessories & Warranty - Headset Included

Included in the package with the Sony Xperia 10 Plus is a USB power adapter with matching USB Type-C cable and a stereo headset. The company also offers for sale a matching flip-case that doubles as a phone stand. Further accessories are also available from Sony such as Bluetooth headphones, replacement power adapters and car adapters.

Purchasers of the Xperia 10 Plus receive a 24-month warranty from Sony. You can read more about this in our FAQ on the subject: FAQ: Guarantees, Return policies and Warranties.

Cover with stand function
Cover with stand function
Package contents
Package contents

Input Devices & Operation - SwiftKey for Android

Users of the Xperia 10 Plus are presented with the keyboard app SwiftKey for input duties. This offers numerous customisation options and allows for size and layout adjustments. Due to the narrow screen of the 10 Plus, the input area in portrait mode is very small and in landscape mode it is too wide. However, the touchscreen is very responsive to input and provides for fast and accurate text input. The touchscreen is very smooth and presents no issues with longer drag-and-drop type operations. The orientation sensor rotates the screen quickly and accurately into position when the phone is rotated.

The Sony phone also features a fingerprint sensor on the right-hand side of the device, which is able to quickly unlock the phone. In our testing, it functioned correctly every time.

Display - 6.5-inch in Narrow 21:9 Format

Subpixel
Subpixel

The display of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus is a 6.5-inch IPS panel in a 21:9 aspect ratio with a resolution of 2520x1080. The average brightness is listed as 580 cd/m², and our sensor produced a measurement of 575 cd/m². Combined with a brightness uniformity of 96% this places the Xperia 10 Plus in the top area of the comparison field. At its lowest brightness setting we measured luminosity at 5.99 cd/m². At brightness levels below 15%, we noted screen-flickering with a frequency of 2358 Hz - however, due to the fact that this is very high, it's unlikely to be noticed by even by those with very sensitive eyes.

589
cd/m²
592
cd/m²
570
cd/m²
570
cd/m²
572
cd/m²
580
cd/m²
586
cd/m²
572
cd/m²
586
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 592 cd/m² Average: 579.7 cd/m² Minimum: 5.99 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 96 %
Center on Battery: 572 cd/m²
Contrast: 1430:1 (Black: 0.4 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 4.5 | 0.6-29.43 Ø6
ΔE Greyscale 7.9 | 0.64-98 Ø6.3
95.6% sRGB (Calman 2D)
Gamma: 2.16
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
IPS, 2520x1080, 6.5
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
OLED, 2220x1080, 6.3
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
IPS, 2246x1080, 6.18
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
AMOLED, 2160x1080, 6
Nokia 8.1
IPS, 2246x1080, 6.18
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
2246x1080, 6.2
Screen
30%
11%
-6%
-2%
4%
Brightness middle
572
553
-3%
489
-15%
446
-22%
567
-1%
601
5%
Brightness
580
553
-5%
486
-16%
451
-22%
547
-6%
565
-3%
Brightness Distribution
96
96
0%
93
-3%
93
-3%
92
-4%
90
-6%
Black Level *
0.4
0.34
15%
0.61
-53%
0.6
-50%
Contrast
1430
1438
1%
930
-35%
1002
-30%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
4.5
2.2
51%
3.8
16%
6.58
-46%
4.39
2%
3.4
24%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
12.2
5.1
58%
7.1
42%
11.94
2%
7.28
40%
6.1
50%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
7.9
1.7
78%
4.4
44%
3.6
54%
4.9
38%
4.4
44%
Gamma
2.16 102%
2.06 107%
2.22 99%
2.199 100%
2.248 98%
2.25 98%
CCT
8726 74%
6434 101%
7213 90%
7116 91%
7642 85%
7493 87%

* ... smaller is better

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 2358 Hz ≤ 15 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 2358 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 15 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 2358 Hz is quite high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering.

In comparison: 51 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 9418 (minimum: 43 - maximum: 142900) Hz was measured.

Our measurements showed the Sony phone to have a very good contrast ratio of 1,430:1 and a somewhat high black level of 0.4 cd/m² - whilst when compared to the other devices in the test field this is not excessively high (OLED smartphones excluded), a value for black areas of under 0.2 cd/m² would be preferred.

Users can change colour reproduction of the Xperia 10 Plus in numerous ways. In addition to manual adjustment for white balance, there are several predefined colour modes, which can be combined with predefined white balance modes. The combination of Standard (colour) and Standard (white balance) for example results in increased blue and reduced red colour tones. With the combination of Vivid (colour) and Standard (white balance) the blue tones were somewhat reduced and a combination of Standard (colour) and Warm (white balance) increased the overall colour temperature. Manually adjusting the white balance in our testing didn't result in any real improvement in colour reproduction. As a result, we recommended users stick to the included predefined profiles.

CalMAN - colour accuracy "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour accuracy "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour accuracy "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour accuracy "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour accuracy "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour accuracy "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - colour space "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - Grayscale "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Standard" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Standard" (Warm, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)
CalMAN - saturation "Vivid" (Standard, sRGB)

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
20.8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 5.2 ms rise
↘ 15.6 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 24 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (25 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
44.8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 14.8 ms rise
↘ 30 ms fall
The screen shows slow response rates in our tests and will be unsatisfactory for gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.9 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 69 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is worse than the average of all tested devices (39.8 ms).

The Sony Xperia 10 Plus, despite its very high brightness level, is only suitable for outdoor use under certain conditions. In shaded areas the display is easily visible; however, with even a slight change in viewing angle the screen becomes very reflective, which reduces visibility significantly.

Outdoors
Outdoors
Outdoors
Outdoors

The IPS panel of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus has very good viewing angles. Even from positions well off to the sides, which are unlikely in reality, content on the screen was visible without noticeable distortion of the image or colours.

Viewing angles
Viewing angles

Performance - Midrange Sony Smartphone

Sony equipped the Xperia 10 Plus with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC with integrated Adreno 509 GPU, 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of eMMC flash storage. With this specification the phone is competitive with others in the same class, and the price is also reasonable.

In our benchmark tests, the Sony phone came in generally in the bottom of the field. In graphically intensive applications, it was either dead last in the pack or traded places with the Motorola Moto Z3 Play and Samsung Galaxy A9 2018.

Geekbench 4.4
Compute RenderScript Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4278 Points ∼30%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
5542 Points ∼39% +30%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
14369 Points ∼100% +236%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4501 Points ∼31% +5%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
6813 Points ∼47% +59%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
14160 Points ∼99% +231%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
13496 Points ∼94% +215%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (4278 - 5041, n=11)
4505 Points ∼31% +5%
Average of class Smartphone
  (663 - 21070, n=317)
4676 Points ∼33% +9%
64 Bit Multi-Core Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4804 Points ∼52%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
5826 Points ∼63% +21%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
9182 Points ∼100% +91%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4941 Points ∼54% +3%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
5856 Points ∼64% +22%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
9014 Points ∼98% +88%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8849 Points ∼96% +84%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (4781 - 5426, n=11)
4960 Points ∼54% +3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (883 - 11598, n=376)
4682 Points ∼51% -3%
64 Bit Single-Core Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1346 Points ∼55%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1601 Points ∼65% +19%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2468 Points ∼100% +83%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1330 Points ∼54% -1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1799 Points ∼73% +34%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2457 Points ∼100% +83%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2425 Points ∼98% +80%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1323 - 1506, n=11)
1351 Points ∼55% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (390 - 4824, n=376)
1413 Points ∼57% +5%
PCMark for Android
Work 2.0 performance score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6018 Points ∼71%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
5789 Points ∼69% -4%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8101 Points ∼96% +35%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
5640 Points ∼67% -6%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
6887 Points ∼82% +14%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8430 Points ∼100% +40%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8365 Points ∼99% +39%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (5611 - 6277, n=10)
5820 Points ∼69% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (2630 - 11440, n=367)
5225 Points ∼62% -13%
Work performance score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
7181 Points ∼68%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
6338 Points ∼60% -12%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
9664 Points ∼91% +35%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6457 Points ∼61% -10%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
8309 Points ∼79% +16%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
10571 Points ∼100% +47%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
9971 Points ∼94% +39%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (6040 - 7618, n=10)
6617 Points ∼63% -8%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1077 - 14439, n=538)
5652 Points ∼53% -21%
3DMark
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2282 Points ∼85%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
 
2282 Points ∼85% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1740 - 15735, n=54)
2680 Points ∼100% +17%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
809 Points ∼30%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
 
809 Points ∼30% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (203 - 14536, n=54)
2699 Points ∼100% +234%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (Vulkan) Unlimited (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
944 Points ∼38%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
 
944 Points ∼38% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (253 - 14786, n=54)
2460 Points ∼100% +161%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2345 Points ∼67%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2774 Points ∼79% +18%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2257 Points ∼64% -4%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2384 Points ∼68% +2%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2534 Points ∼72% +8%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3515 Points ∼100% +50%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3512 Points ∼100% +50%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (2258 - 2644, n=10)
2376 Points ∼68% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (573 - 4535, n=373)
1938 Points ∼55% -17%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
862 Points ∼15%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1268 Points ∼22% +47%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4468 Points ∼78% +418%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
865 Points ∼15% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1845 Points ∼32% +114%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5747 Points ∼100% +567%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5641 Points ∼98% +554%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (645 - 872, n=10)
840 Points ∼15% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (75 - 8206, n=373)
1701 Points ∼30% +97%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Unlimited (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1003 Points ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1433 Points ∼28% +43%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3669 Points ∼73% +266%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1008 Points ∼20% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1964 Points ∼39% +96%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5036 Points ∼100% +402%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4971 Points ∼99% +396%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (765 - 1016, n=10)
980 Points ∼19% -2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (93 - 6312, n=374)
1589 Points ∼32% +58%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2352 Points ∼67%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2645 Points ∼76% +12%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2832 Points ∼81% +20%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2384 Points ∼68% +1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2516 Points ∼72% +7%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3486 Points ∼100% +48%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3148 Points ∼90% +34%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (2343 - 2683, n=10)
2396 Points ∼69% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (375 - 4703, n=401)
1848 Points ∼53% -21%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1397 Points ∼17%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1757 Points ∼21% +26%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6898 Points ∼83% +394%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1400 Points ∼17% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2855 Points ∼34% +104%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8352 Points ∼100% +498%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8291 Points ∼99% +493%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1358 - 1406, n=10)
1396 Points ∼17% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (70 - 14951, n=401)
2227 Points ∼27% +59%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Unlimited (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1536 Points ∼24%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1898 Points ∼30% +24%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5230 Points ∼82% +240%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1541 Points ∼24% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2772 Points ∼43% +80%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6375 Points ∼100% +315%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6083 Points ∼95% +296%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1525 - 1554, n=10)
1538 Points ∼24% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (88 - 8141, n=401)
1905 Points ∼30% +24%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2351 Points ∼68%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2073 Points ∼60% -12%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2528 Points ∼73% +8%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2327 Points ∼67% -1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2514 Points ∼72% +7%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3473 Points ∼100% +48%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3399 Points ∼98% +45%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (2251 - 2634, n=10)
2360 Points ∼68% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (486 - 4320, n=452)
1844 Points ∼53% -22%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
808 Points ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1185 Points ∼23% +47%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4746 Points ∼92% +487%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
815 Points ∼16% +1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1702 Points ∼33% +111%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5158 Points ∼100% +538%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5144 Points ∼100% +537%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (797 - 818, n=10)
812 Points ∼16% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (53 - 6362, n=452)
1404 Points ∼27% +74%
2560x1440 Sling Shot Extreme (ES 3.1) (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
946 Points ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1354 Points ∼29% +43%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3972 Points ∼85% +320%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
953 Points ∼20% +1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1834 Points ∼39% +94%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4656 Points ∼100% +392%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4617 Points ∼99% +388%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (934 - 962, n=10)
951 Points ∼20% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (68 - 5734, n=453)
1357 Points ∼29% +43%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2349 Points ∼67%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2741 Points ∼79% +17%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
2720 Points ∼78% +16%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2337 Points ∼67% -1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2467 Points ∼71% +5%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3482 Points ∼100% +48%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3392 Points ∼97% +44%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1349 - 2626, n=10)
2274 Points ∼65% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (293 - 4454, n=494)
1714 Points ∼49% -27%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1327 Points ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1918 Points ∼23% +45%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8261 Points ∼100% +523%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1333 Points ∼16% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2763 Points ∼33% +108%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8236 Points ∼100% +521%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8179 Points ∼99% +516%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1313 - 1353, n=10)
1332 Points ∼16% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (43 - 10008, n=493)
1844 Points ∼22% +39%
2560x1440 Sling Shot OpenGL ES 3.0 (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1469 Points ∼23%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2054 Points ∼33% +40%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
5687 Points ∼90% +287%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1474 Points ∼23% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2691 Points ∼43% +83%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6293 Points ∼100% +328%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6252 Points ∼99% +326%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1458 - 1493, n=10)
1476 Points ∼23% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (55 - 7820, n=496)
1603 Points ∼25% +9%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Physics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
Points ∼0%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
18523 Points ∼52%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
34928 Points ∼99%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
16939 Points ∼48%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
14820 Points ∼42%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
35290 Points ∼100%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
34665 Points ∼98%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (15766 - 19365, n=10)
17134 Points ∼49%
Average of class Smartphone
  (735 - 45072, n=653)
13917 Points ∼39%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
Points ∼0%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
29065 Points ∼34%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
82125 Points ∼97%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
20908 Points ∼25%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
39655 Points ∼47%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
84681 Points ∼100%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
80166 Points ∼95%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (20610 - 20953, n=10)
20817 Points ∼25%
Average of class Smartphone
  (536 - 162695, n=651)
20570 Points ∼24%
1280x720 offscreen Ice Storm Unlimited Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
Points ∼0%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
25783 Points ∼40%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
63159 Points ∼98%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
19873 Points ∼31%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
28895 Points ∼45%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
64592 Points ∼100%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
62063 Points ∼96%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (19525 - 20404, n=10)
19867 Points ∼31%
Average of class Smartphone
  (662 - 83518, n=651)
17077 Points ∼26%
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
1920x1080 T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
35 fps ∼23%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
46 fps ∼31% +31%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
150 fps ∼100% +329%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
36 fps ∼24% +3%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
65 fps ∼43% +86%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
150 fps ∼100% +329%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
149 fps ∼99% +326%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (35 - 36, n=11)
35.6 fps ∼24% +2%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.5 - 251, n=675)
36 fps ∼24% +3%
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
30 fps ∼50%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
50 fps ∼83% +67%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
60 fps ∼100% +100%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
35 fps ∼58% +17%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
57 fps ∼95% +90%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
60 fps ∼100% +100%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
60 fps ∼100% +100%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (30 - 40, n=11)
34.5 fps ∼58% +15%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1 - 120, n=684)
27.6 fps ∼46% -8%
GFXBench 3.0
off screen Manhattan Offscreen OGL (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
16 fps ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
23 fps ∼28% +44%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
71 fps ∼87% +344%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
16 fps ∼20% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
32 fps ∼39% +100%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
82 fps ∼100% +413%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
80 fps ∼98% +400%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (16 - 16, n=11)
16 fps ∼20% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.8 - 132, n=581)
20.5 fps ∼25% +28%
on screen Manhattan Onscreen OGL (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
13 fps ∼22%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
21 fps ∼36% +62%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
58 fps ∼98% +346%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
15 fps ∼25% +15%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
31 fps ∼53% +138%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
59 fps ∼100% +354%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
55 fps ∼93% +323%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (13 - 18, n=11)
15 fps ∼25% +15%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.2 - 115, n=590)
18.9 fps ∼32% +45%
GFXBench 3.1
off screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Offscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
10 fps ∼17%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
15 fps ∼25% +50%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
35 fps ∼58% +250%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
10 fps ∼17% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
23 fps ∼38% +130%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
60 fps ∼100% +500%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
59 fps ∼98% +490%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (9.8 - 10, n=11)
9.98 fps ∼17% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.87 - 88, n=447)
16.8 fps ∼28% +68%
on screen Manhattan ES 3.1 Onscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
8.4 fps ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
14 fps ∼26% +67%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
54 fps ∼100% +543%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
9.8 fps ∼18% +17%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
22 fps ∼41% +162%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
53 fps ∼98% +531%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
51 fps ∼94% +507%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (8.4 - 12, n=11)
9.81 fps ∼18% +17%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.2 - 110, n=449)
16.2 fps ∼30% +93%
GFXBench
Aztec Ruins High Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
3.2 fps ∼14%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
3 fps ∼13% -6%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
22 fps ∼96% +588%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
8.2 fps ∼36% +156%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
23 fps ∼100% +619%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (2 - 4.4, n=8)
3.39 fps ∼15% +6%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.61 - 59, n=165)
9.37 fps ∼41% +193%
2560x1440 Aztec Ruins High Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2.2 fps ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
4.8 fps ∼34% +118%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
14 fps ∼100% +536%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
5 fps ∼36% +127%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
14 fps ∼100% +536%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (2.2 - 2.3, n=8)
2.21 fps ∼16% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.21 - 31, n=164)
6.54 fps ∼47% +197%
Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Onscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4.9 fps ∼14%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
7.5 fps ∼21% +53%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
31 fps ∼86% +533%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
13 fps ∼36% +165%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
36 fps ∼100% +635%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (4.9 - 6.9, n=8)
5.61 fps ∼16% +14%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.4 - 59, n=169)
13.9 fps ∼39% +184%
1920x1080 Aztec Ruins Normal Tier Offscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6.1 fps ∼16%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
8.6 fps ∼23% +41%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
32 fps ∼86% +425%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
14 fps ∼38% +130%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
37 fps ∼100% +507%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (5.4 - 6.1, n=8)
5.93 fps ∼16% -3%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.6 - 63, n=169)
15.3 fps ∼41% +151%
off screen Car Chase Offscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6.3 fps ∼18%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
9.1 fps ∼26% +44%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
35 fps ∼100% +456%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6.3 fps ∼18% 0%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
13 fps ∼37% +106%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
35 fps ∼100% +456%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
35 fps ∼100% +456%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (6.3 - 6.3, n=11)
6.3 fps ∼18% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (0.6 - 54, n=372)
11.5 fps ∼33% +83%
on screen Car Chase Onscreen (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
5.1 fps ∼15%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
8.3 fps ∼25% +63%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
33 fps ∼100% +547%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
6 fps ∼18% +18%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
12 fps ∼36% +135%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
31 fps ∼94% +508%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
31 fps ∼94% +508%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (5.1 - 7.4, n=11)
6.01 fps ∼18% +18%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1.1 - 58, n=376)
10.4 fps ∼32% +104%
AnTuTu v7 - Total Score (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
117574 Points ∼43%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
140878 Points ∼52% +20%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
263165 Points ∼97% +124%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
115656 Points ∼42% -2%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
169262 Points ∼62% +44%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
272546 Points ∼100% +132%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
266374 Points ∼98% +127%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (115565 - 138661, n=11)
118863 Points ∼44% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (17073 - 398720, n=283)
136819 Points ∼50% +16%
BaseMark OS II
Web (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1046 Points ∼65%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
1105 Points ∼69% +6%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
1296 Points ∼80% +24%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1052 Points ∼65% +1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
1077 Points ∼67% +3%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
1613 Points ∼100% +54%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
1606 Points ∼100% +54%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1018 - 1088, n=9)
1054 Points ∼65% +1%
Average of class Smartphone
  (7 - 1731, n=621)
751 Points ∼47% -28%
Graphics (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1611 Points ∼20%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2332 Points ∼29% +45%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
7945 Points ∼100% +393%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1625 Points ∼20% +1%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
3086 Points ∼39% +92%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
7860 Points ∼99% +388%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
7777 Points ∼98% +383%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1590 - 1625, n=9)
1605 Points ∼20% 0%
Average of class Smartphone
  (18 - 15969, n=621)
1986 Points ∼25% +23%
Memory (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1236 Points ∼31%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2393 Points ∼61% +94%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3239 Points ∼83% +162%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2208 Points ∼56% +79%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2947 Points ∼75% +138%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3924 Points ∼100% +217%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3762 Points ∼96% +204%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1236 - 2492, n=9)
1951 Points ∼50% +58%
Average of class Smartphone
  (21 - 7500, n=621)
1487 Points ∼38% +20%
System (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4342 Points ∼54%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
5063 Points ∼63% +17%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
6506 Points ∼81% +50%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
4628 Points ∼57% +7%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
5681 Points ∼70% +31%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8081 Points ∼100% +86%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
8023 Points ∼99% +85%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (4320 - 5348, n=9)
4566 Points ∼57% +5%
Average of class Smartphone
  (369 - 12202, n=621)
2910 Points ∼36% -33%
Overall (sort by value)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
1734 Points ∼39%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660, Adreno 512, 6144
2364 Points ∼53% +36%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
3838 Points ∼86% +121%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, Adreno 509, 4096
2044 Points ∼46% +18%
Nokia 8.1
Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, Adreno 616, 4096
2731 Points ∼61% +57%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4478 Points ∼100% +158%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Adreno 630, 6144
4406 Points ∼98% +154%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
  (1734 - 2156, n=9)
1963 Points ∼44% +13%
Average of class Smartphone
  (1 - 6097, n=621)
1460 Points ∼33% -16%

The browser benchmark results showed a similar picture. Its scores put the Sony Xperia 10 Plus in last place compared to our selected competition. However, in daily use this would not really be noticeable. Browsing the web was fluid and sites plus media content were briskly loaded and ready for consumption.

Jetstream 2 - Total Score
Average of class Smartphone (9.13 - 108, n=94)
31.9 Points ∼100% +23%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
26 Points ∼82% 0%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Chrome 73)
25.96 Points ∼81%
Speedometer 2.0 - Result
Average of class Smartphone (6.42 - 123, n=84)
34.9 runs/min ∼100% +27%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Chrome 73)
27.4 runs/min ∼79%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
27.4 runs/min ∼79% 0%
WebXPRT 3 - ---
Nokia 8.1 (Chrome 71)
72 Points ∼100% +33%
Average of class Smartphone (19 - 161, n=150)
64.2 Points ∼89% +19%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (Chrome 70)
59 Points ∼82% +9%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (54 - 61, n=8)
55.5 Points ∼77% +3%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (Chrome 67)
55 Points ∼76% +2%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Chrome 73)
54 Points ∼75%
Octane V2 - Total Score
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL (Chrome 68, AI Boost ON)
16728 Points ∼100% +105%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL (Chrome 68)
16635 Points ∼99% +104%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (Chrome 68)
14514 Points ∼87% +78%
Nokia 8.1 (Chrome 71)
12717 Points ∼76% +56%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (Chrome 70)
10145 Points ∼61% +24%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (8163 - 9746, n=11)
8657 Points ∼52% +6%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (Chrome 67)
8519 Points ∼51% +4%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Chrome 73)
8163 Points ∼49%
Average of class Smartphone (894 - 43280, n=677)
6450 Points ∼39% -21%
Mozilla Kraken 1.1 - Total Score
Average of class Smartphone (603 - 59466, n=702)
10678 ms * ∼100% -125%
Motorola Moto Z3 Play (Chrome 67)
4820 ms * ∼45% -2%
Sony Xperia 10 Plus (Chrome 73)
4739 ms * ∼44%
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 (4105 - 4820, n=11)
4653 ms * ∼44% +2%
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018 (Chrome 70)
3841.8 (min: 1) ms * ∼36% +19%
Nokia 8.1 (Chrome 71)
3034.9 ms * ∼28% +36%
Xiaomi Pocophone F1 (Chrome 68)
2713.6 ms * ∼25% +43%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL (Chrome 68, AI Boost ON)
2277 ms * ∼21% +52%
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL (Chrome 68)
2264 ms * ∼21% +52%

* ... smaller is better

Users of the Xperia 10 Plus have at their disposal 64 GB of internal eMMC flash storage, from which approximately 50GB is available for own content and apps after the OS and preinstalled apps are taken into consideration. Our storage benchmarks placed the Sony phone in the middle of the comparison field.

Via the included microSD slot, the storage can be expanded by up to 512 GB. Using our reference card, a Toshiba Exceria Pro M501, the card reader achieved average results, which were comparable to the other devices.

Sony Xperia 10 PlusSamsung Galaxy A9 2018Xiaomi Pocophone F1Motorola Moto Z3 PlayNokia 8.1Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KLAverage 64 GB eMMC FlashAverage of class Smartphone
AndroBench 3-5
18%
30%
62%
-11%
117%
-3%
-18%
Sequential Write 256KB SDCard
58.44 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
59.66 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
2%
65.58 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
12%
62.7
7%
58.27 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
0%
66.54 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
14%
57.6 (11.2 - 74.7, n=98)
-1%
49 (3.4 - 87.1, n=410)
-16%
Sequential Read 256KB SDCard
83.92 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
73.66 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
-12%
85.3 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
2%
83.7
0%
84.65 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
1%
85.94 (Toshiba Exceria Pro M501)
2%
76.3 (21.1 - 87.2, n=98)
-9%
67.2 (8.1 - 96.5, n=410)
-20%
Random Write 4KB
16.77
19.79
18%
17.81
6%
84.1
401%
7.3
-56%
96.6
476%
24 (3.4 - 88.2, n=112)
43%
21.3 (0.14 - 250, n=730)
27%
Random Read 4KB
77.67
116.76
50%
101.01
30%
60.6
-22%
69.9
-10%
124.05
60%
54.3 (11.4 - 149, n=112)
-30%
46.1 (1.59 - 196, n=730)
-41%
Sequential Write 256KB
205.19
194.65
-5%
155.57
-24%
182.5
-11%
203.8
-1%
193.18
-6%
171 (40 - 246, n=112)
-17%
94.6 (2.99 - 590, n=730)
-54%
Sequential Read 256KB
280.34
426.63
52%
705.38
152%
271.7
-3%
279.3
0%
721
157%
273 (95.6 - 704, n=112)
-3%
266 (12.1 - 1504, n=730)
-5%

Games - Performance on the Xperia 10 Plus

A Qualcomm Adreno 509 handles graphical duties in Sony's Xperia 10 Plus. This integrated GPU is frequently found in midrange smartphones and is capable of playing current titles fluidly. However, in applications that have high graphical performance demands it is sometimes required to reduce graphical detail down to medium or low settings. The title Arena of Valor, used when testing with GameBench, and PUBG Mobile, ran fluidly; however, the latter did suffer from occasional frame drops. In general, the Sony phone was able to run the game but right on the FPS limit for smooth gameplay.

Input in the games functioned very well. Inputs were quickly and accurately detected and the smooth display of the screen means that fingertip fatigue doesn't set in too quickly. In Arena of Valor there was an additional bonus, as it was able to take advantage of the 21:9 screen, filling out the entire display. However, PUBG Mobile did not, meaning that there was a black border on the right-hand side and that input elements on the display were harder to reach.

Arena of Valor
Arena of Valor
PUBG Mobile
PUBG Mobile
PUBG Compare
0102030Tooltip
; Smooth: Ø24.7 (9-26)
; Balanced: Ø24.8 (10-26)
Arena of Valor
010203040Tooltip
; min: Ø32.2 (31-33)
; high HD: Ø31.1 (28-32)

Emissions - On the Go with aptX & LADC

Temperatures

GFXBench - Manhattan 3.1
GFXBench - Manhattan 3.1
GFXBench - ES 2.0
GFXBench - ES 2.0

On the front of the Xperia 10 Plus we measured a maximum temperature of 34.4 °C when idle and up to 40.8 °C under load, during which the phone felt somewhat warm, but it was not too warm to prevent comfortable use in the hand. The demanding GFXBench stress tests Manhattan 3.1 and ES 2.0 showed that even under long-term load the performance of the Sony device didn't throttle. As a result we can state that users of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus won't have to suffer with reduced performance due to overheating.

Max. Load
 40.8 °C
105 F
37.5 °C
100 F
31.6 °C
89 F
 
 40.4 °C
105 F
36.8 °C
98 F
30.7 °C
87 F
 
 36.9 °C
98 F
34 °C
93 F
30.8 °C
87 F
 
Maximum: 40.8 °C = 105 F
Average: 35.5 °C = 96 F
30.9 °C
88 F
34.1 °C
93 F
37.3 °C
99 F
29.9 °C
86 F
32.3 °C
90 F
38 °C
100 F
28.6 °C
83 F
31.6 °C
89 F
37.1 °C
99 F
Maximum: 38 °C = 100 F
Average: 33.3 °C = 92 F
Power Supply (max.)  29.7 °C = 85 F | Room Temperature 21.6 °C = 71 F | Voltcraft IR-260
(±) The average temperature for the upper side under maximal load is 35.5 °C / 96 F, compared to the average of 33.1 °C / 92 F for the devices in the class Smartphone.
(±) The maximum temperature on the upper side is 40.8 °C / 105 F, compared to the average of 35.5 °C / 96 F, ranging from 22.4 to 51.7 °C for the class Smartphone.
(+) The bottom heats up to a maximum of 38 °C / 100 F, compared to the average of 34.1 °C / 93 F
(+) In idle usage, the average temperature for the upper side is 29.4 °C / 85 F, compared to the device average of 33.1 °C / 92 F.
Heat map - front
Heat map - front
Heat map - rear
Heat map - rear

Speakers

Speaker characteristics
Speaker characteristics

The speaker of the Sony Xperia 10 Plus is located on the bottom edge of the phone and has relatively good volume and sound production, with a tendency towards the high mids. The Android smartphone is therefore absolutely suitable for occasional playback of media content. At very high volume levels, high tones become almost painful to the ear. Depending on frequency of use and the content being consumed it may be necessary to source headphones or an external speaker.

For connecting external audio devices the phone features Bluetooth 5.0 and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. Plugging a device into the latter resulted in a good and snug connection with no negative impact on audio quality. High-resolution audio formats such as PCM, FLAC, ALAC and DSD are supported. Adding to this is the inclusion of Sony's DSEE-HX algorithm, which is designed to upscale normal audio files. Users of Bluetooth headsets will also be pleased to note that the device supports not only Qualcomm's aptX technology but also Sony's LDAC.

dB(A) 0102030405060708090Deep BassMiddle BassHigh BassLower RangeMidsHigher MidsLower HighsMid HighsUpper HighsSuper Highs2032.235.52527.827.73124.127.24024.925.15033.337.86323.831.48026.224.810026.228.612517.423.416017.236.620017.340.225016.446.931516.253.740015.756.150014.659.663016.365.480013.470100013.870.5125014.373.2160013.872.8200014.374.6250014.676.4315013.779.7400014.579.4500014.476.5630014.374.1800014.6711000014.669.31250014.568.91600014.862.4SPL26.787.2N0.864.9median 14.6median 69.3Delta1.411.229.527.126.929.829.328.129.829.433.731.42324.323.125.524.223.516.92517.131.216.841.617.746.31549.414.956.217.555.414.854.414.258.213.960.314.66113.459.312.855.913.362.413.265.915.363.512.364.912.157.511.856.211.66011.656.511.547.525.954.273.40.7930.7median 14.2median 56.21.96.7hearing rangehide median Pink NoiseSony Xperia 10 PlusMotorola Moto Z3 Play
Frequency diagram (checkboxes can be checked and unchecked to compare devices)
Sony Xperia 10 Plus audio analysis

(+) | speakers can play relatively loud (87.2 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 31.1% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (11.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(±) | reduced mids - on average 5.2% lower than median
(+) | mids are linear (5% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 5.9% higher than median
(+) | highs are linear (4.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (22% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 28% of all tested devices in this class were better, 11% similar, 61% worse
» The best had a delta of 13%, average was 25%, worst was 44%
Compared to all devices tested
» 55% of all tested devices were better, 8% similar, 37% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Motorola Moto Z3 Play audio analysis

(±) | speaker loudness is average but good (73.4 dB)
Bass 100 - 315 Hz
(-) | nearly no bass - on average 20% lower than median
(±) | linearity of bass is average (11.1% delta to prev. frequency)
Mids 400 - 2000 Hz
(+) | balanced mids - only 2.1% away from median
(+) | mids are linear (5.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Highs 2 - 16 kHz
(±) | higher highs - on average 5.3% higher than median
(±) | linearity of highs is average (8.9% delta to prev. frequency)
Overall 100 - 16.000 Hz
(±) | linearity of overall sound is average (18.9% difference to median)
Compared to same class
» 9% of all tested devices in this class were better, 5% similar, 86% worse
» The best had a delta of 13%, average was 25%, worst was 44%
Compared to all devices tested
» 36% of all tested devices were better, 7% similar, 58% worse
» The best had a delta of 3%, average was 21%, worst was 53%

Battery Life - Over 10 Hours with the Xperia 10 Plus

Power Consumption

Our measurements showed that the Xperia 10 Plus consumed a minimum of 0.68 Watts at idle and a maximum of 6.44 Watts under load. This shows the Sony phone to be more efficient than other devices using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636, and in our test field it was also one of the most efficient.

The included power adapter outputs 7.5 Watts max and is therefore more than capable of providing the Sony Xperia 10 Plus with enough power.

Power Consumption
Off / Standbydarklight 0.01 / 0.14 Watt
Idledarkmidlight 0.68 / 2.12 / 2.17 Watt
Load midlight 3.82 / 6.44 Watt
 color bar
Key: min: dark, med: mid, max: light        Metrahit Energy
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
3000 mAh
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
3800 mAh
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
4000 mAh
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
3000 mAh
Nokia 8.1
3500 mAh
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
3300 mAh
Average Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
 
Average of class Smartphone
 
Power Consumption
-10%
-7%
-17%
12%
-53%
Idle Minimum *
0.68
1.06
-56%
0.65
4%
1.3
-91%
0.8
-18%
0.97
-43%
Idle Average *
2.12
1.94
8%
1.97
7%
2
6%
1.5
29%
2.52
-19%
Idle Maximum *
2.17
1.98
9%
2.01
7%
2.7
-24%
1.8
17%
2.62
-21%
Load Average *
3.82
3.56
7%
4.29
-12%
3.7
3%
3.2
16%
7.41
-94%
Load Maximum *
6.44
7.49
-16%
9.05
-41%
5.1
21%
5.4
16%
12.22
-90%

* ... smaller is better

Battery Runtime

In our real-world WLAN tests the Sony phone achieved a runtime result of around 10.5 hours. Taking into account the battery capacity of 3,000 mAh this is a good result, as devices with a larger battery such as the Asus ZenFone 5Z are only able to last approximately 10 minutes longer.

With the included power adapter, the Sony Xperia 10 Plus requires a little over 2 hours in order to fully charge from flat.

Battery Runtime
Idle (without WLAN, min brightness)
23h 20min
NBC WiFi Websurfing Battery Test 1.3
10h 35min
Big Buck Bunny H.264 1080p
11h 41min
Load (maximum brightness)
2h 34min
Sony Xperia 10 Plus
3000 mAh
Samsung Galaxy A9 2018
3800 mAh
Xiaomi Pocophone F1
4000 mAh
Motorola Moto Z3 Play
3000 mAh
Nokia 8.1
3500 mAh
Asus ZenFone 5Z ZS620KL
3300 mAh
Battery Runtime
28%
38%
1%
30%
2%
Reader / Idle
1400
1780
27%
2088
49%
1245
-11%
1682
20%
H.264
701
1005
43%
936
34%
648
-8%
857
22%
WiFi v1.3
635
689
9%
808
27%
595
-6%
738
16%
645
2%
Load
154
205
33%
220
43%
199
29%
246
60%

Pros

+ good feel and construction
+ access to nano SIM and microSD card without tools
+ large display in a reasonable-size phone
+ dual SIM and storage expansion possible simultaneously
+ Bluetooth 5.0 and USB Type-C connection

Cons

- onscreen keyboard either too narrow or too wide
- hardware performance somewhat sub-par
- only USB 2.0 standard

Verdict - Good Sony Smartphone with Some Weaknesses

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In our review, the Sony Xperia 10 Plus was able to master daily tasks without any issues. The camera is perfectly suitable for occasional snaps and the design is worlds removed from Sony's earlier blocky designs. It becomes apparent when in the hand that due to its 21:9 aspect ratio this 6.5-inch device is small hands-friendly. Functions to aid single-handed use also add to this. Aside from this, we liked the ability to use two nano-SIM cards as well as a microSD card simultaneously, as well as the fact that no removal tool is required.

The Sony Xperia 10 Plus impresses with its wide display and many apps are also able to make use of this extra space. The design and quality are very good - only its performance lets it down, being somewhat behind the competition.

However, some users may be put off by the unusual aspect ratio, which causes the onscreen keyboard in portrait mode to be too small and in landscape mode too wide. Whilst some apps and games adapt to this wider format, users will have to live with black borders with apps that do not support it. The hardware specification is midrange; however, its performance is somewhat towards the bottom of other competitors in this class. Nevertheless, this is a very appealing phone, which doesn't have to hide itself away due to its looks and feel.

Sony Xperia 10 Plus - 04/15/2019 v6(old)
Mike Wobker

Chassis
86%
Keyboard
65 / 75 → 86%
Pointing Device
91%
Connectivity
43 / 60 → 71%
Weight
90%
Battery
93%
Display
85%
Games Performance
46 / 63 → 72%
Application Performance
60 / 70 → 85%
Temperature
90%
Noise
100%
Audio
66 / 91 → 72%
Camera
66%
Average
75%
84%
Smartphone - Weighted Average

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Mike Wobker, 2019-04-15 (Update: 2019-04-19)