Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia SP
- Huawei Honor 9x China
- Huawei Honor 9x Lite
- Huawei Honor 9x Global

Brand and model

Information about the brand, model and model alias (if any) of a specific device.

Sony Xperia SPHuawei Honor 9x ChinaHuawei Honor 9x LiteHuawei Honor 9x Global
Sony Xperia SPHuawei Honor 9x China
Prices
Huawei Honor 9x LiteHuawei Honor 9x Global
Model aliasC5302
C5303
C5306
HLK-AL00
HLK-TL00
-Honor 9x Europe
Honor 9x Premium
STK-LX1

Design

Information about the dimensions and weight of the device, shown in different measurement units. Body materials, available colors, certifications.

Width67.1 mm
6.71 cm
0.22 ft
2.642 in
77.2 mm
7.72 cm
0.253 ft
3.039 in
76.6 mm
7.66 cm
0.251 ft
3.016 in
77.3 mm
7.73 cm
0.254 ft
3.043 in
Height130.6 mm
13.06 cm
0.428 ft
5.142 in
163.1 mm
16.31 cm
0.535 ft
6.421 in
160.4 mm
16.04 cm
0.526 ft
6.315 in
163.5 mm
16.35 cm
0.536 ft
6.437 in
Thickness10 mm
1 cm
0.033 ft
0.394 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
7.8 mm
0.78 cm
0.026 ft
0.307 in
8.8 mm
0.88 cm
0.029 ft
0.346 in
Weight155 g
0.34 lbs
5.47 oz
206 g
0.45 lbs
7.27 oz
175 g
0.39 lbs
6.17 oz
196 g
0.43 lbs
6.94 oz
Volume87.63 cm³
5.32 in³
110.8 cm³
6.73 in³
95.84 cm³
5.82 in³
111.22 cm³
6.75 in³
Colors-Black
Blue
Icelandic White
Emerald Green
Midnight Black
Sapphire Blue
Midnight Black
Body materials-Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass
Aluminium alloy
Glass

SIM card

The Subscriber Identity Module (SIM) is used in mobile devices for storing data authenticating the subscribers of mobile services.

SIM card typeMicro-SIMNano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Nano-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards1222

Networks

A mobile (cellular) network is a radio system, which allows a large number of mobile devices to communicate with each other.

GSMGSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz
GSM 900 MHz
GSM 1800 MHz
GSM 1900 MHz
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
GSM 850 MHz (B5)
GSM 900 MHz (B8)
GSM 1800 MHz (B3)
GSM 1900 MHz (B2)
CDMA-CDMA 800 MHz--
TD-SCDMA-TD-SCDMA 1880-1920 MHz
TD-SCDMA 2010-2025 MHz
--
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
UMTS 850 MHz (B5)
UMTS 900 MHz (B8)
UMTS 1900 MHz (B2)
UMTS 2100 MHz (B1)
LTELTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2000 MHz (B34)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE-FDD 800 MHz (B20)
LTE-FDD 900 MHz (B8)
LTE-FDD 1800 MHz (B3)
LTE-FDD 2100 MHz (B1)
LTE-FDD 2600 MHz (B7)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)

Mobile network technologies and bandwidth

Communication between devices within mobile networks is realized via various generations of network technologies, which provide different bandwidth.

Mobile network technologiesUMTS
EDGE Class 32
GPRS Class 32
HSPA+
LTE Cat 3
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA
LTE
EV-DO Rev. A
TD-SCDMA
TD-HSDPA

Operating system

Operating system is the system software, which manages and controls the functioning of the hardware components of the device.

Operating system (OS)Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean
Android 4.4 KitKat
Android 9.0 PieAndroid 9.0 Pie
Android 10
Android 9.0 Pie
User interface (UI)-EMUI 9.1.1EMUI 9.1.1EMUI 9.1.1

System on Chip (SoC)

A system on a chip (SoC) includes into a single chip some of the main hardware components of the mobile device.

SoCQualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro MSM8960THuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 810Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710FHuawei HiSilicon KIRIN 710F
Process technology28 nm7 nm12 nm12 nm
CPUKrait2x 2.27 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 6x 1.88 GHz ARM Cortex-A554x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A534x 2.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A73, 4x 1.7 GHz ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits32 bit64 bit64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv7ARMv8-AARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 0 cache memory (L0)4 KB + 4 KB---
Level 1 cache memory (L1)16 KB + 16 KB---
Level 2 cache memory (L2)1024 KB
1 MB
---
CPU cores2888
CPU frequency1700 MHz2270 MHz2200 MHz2200 MHz
GPUQualcomm Adreno 320ARM Mali-G52 MP6ARM Mali-G51 MP4ARM Mali-G51 MP4
GPU cores4644
GPU frequency400 MHz820 MHz--
RAM capacity1 GB4 GB
6 GB
4 GB4 GB
6 GB
RAM typeLPDDR2---
RAM channelsDouble channel---
RAM frequency500 MHz---
-GPU Turbo 3.0GPU Turbo 3.0GPU Turbo 3.0

Storage

Every mobile device has a built-in storage (internal memory) with a fixed capacity.

Storage8 GB64 GB
128 GB
128 GB64 GB
128 GB
-UFS 2.1UFS 2.1UFS 2.1

Memory cards

Memory cards are used in mobile devices for expanding their external storage capacity.

TypesmicroSD
microSDHC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC
microSD
microSDHC
microSDXC

Display

The display of a mobile device is characterized by its technology, resolution, pixel density, diagonal length, color depth, etc.

Type/technologyTFTIPSIPSIPS
Diagonal size4.6 in
116.84 mm
11.68 cm
6.59 in
167.39 mm
16.74 cm
6.5 in
165.1 mm
16.51 cm
6.59 in
167.39 mm
16.74 cm
Width2.26 in
57.28 mm
5.73 cm
2.76 in
70.14 mm
7.01 cm
2.72 in
69.19 mm
6.92 cm
2.76 in
70.14 mm
7.01 cm
Height4.01 in
101.83 mm
10.18 cm
5.98 in
151.98 mm
15.2 cm
5.9 in
149.9 mm
14.99 cm
5.98 in
151.98 mm
15.2 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
2.167:12.167:12.167:1
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels1080 x 2340 pixels
Pixel density319 ppi
125 ppcm
391 ppi
153 ppcm
396 ppi
155 ppcm
391 ppi
153 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area66.78 %84.94 %84.68 %84.62 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Corning Gorilla Glass
Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
LTPS (Low Temperature PolySilicon)
2.5D curved glass screen2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification

Sensors

Different sensors measure different physical quantities and convert them into signals recognizable by the mobile device.

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Gyroscope
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope
Fingerprint
Hall

Rear camera

The primary camera of the mobile device is usually placed on its back and can be combined with one or more additional cameras.

Sensor model-Sony IMX582 Exmor RSSony IMX582 Exmor RSSony IMX582 Exmor RS
Sensor typeCMOS BSI---
Sensor format-1/2"1/2"1/2"
Pixel size-0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
0.8 µm
0.000800 mm
Aperturef/2.4f/1.8f/1.8f/1.8
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent--27 mm *(35 mm / full frame)-
Flash typeLEDLEDLEDLED
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
8000 x 6000 pixels
48 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
3840 x 2160 pixels
8.29 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
Self-timer
Scene mode
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
-Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Pixel size - 1.6 μm (4-in-1 pixel binning)
720p @ 480 fps
Secondary rear camera - 2 MP (depth sensing)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#2)
Third rear camera - 8 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Aperture size - f/2.4 (#3)
Angle of view - 120° (#3)

Front camera

Modern smartphones have one or more front cameras and their positioning has led to various design concepts – pop-up camera, rotating camera, notch, punch hole, under-display camera, etc.

Sensor type-CMOS BSICMOS BSICMOS BSI
Aperture-f/2.2f/2f/2.2
Image resolution-4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
4608 x 3456 pixels
15.93 MP
Video resolution640 x 480 pixels
0.31 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS-30 fps30 fps30 fps
Features-Face unlockFace unlockFace unlock
0.3 MPMechanical pop-up front camera-Mechanical pop-up front camera

Audio

Information about the type of speakers and the audio technologies supported by the device.

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece

Radio

The radio in a mobile device is a built-in FM radio receiver.

RadioYesYesYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

Information about the positioning and navigation technologies supported by the device.

Tracking/PositioningGPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
BeiDou
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS
GPS
A-GPS
GLONASS

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is a technology that provides wireless data connections between various devices within a short range.

Wi-Fi802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Dual band
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a standard for secure wireless data transfer between different types of devices over short distances.

Version4.05.04.24.2
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
GATT
HDP
HFP
HSP
MAP
OPP
PBAP
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE
A2DP
EDR
LE

USB

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that allows different electronic devices to exchange data.

Connector typeMicro USBUSB Type-CUSB Type-CUSB Type-C
Version2.02.02.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Mass storage
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage
On-The-Go

HDMI

The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is considered to be the digital alternative of the analog audio/video interface standards.

HDMIMicro USB to HDMI MHL adapter---

Headphone jack

The headphone jack is an audio phone connector, a.k.a. an audio jack. The most widely used one in mobile devices is the 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Headphone jackYesYesYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Infrared
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
VoLTE

Browser

A web browser is a software application for accessing, fetching, displaying and navigating through information on the World Wide Web.

BrowserHTML
HTML5
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3
HTML
HTML5
CSS 3

Audio file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various audio file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital audio data.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
eAAC+
FLAC
MP3
OGG
WAV
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
HWA
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
HWA
AAC
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
aptX HD
eAAC+
FLAC
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
HWA

Video file formats/codecs

Mobile devices support various video file formats and codecs, which respectively store and code/decode digital video data.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
H.263
H.264
MKV
MPEG-4
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Battery

The batteries of mobile devices differ in capacity and technology. They provide the electrical charge needed for the functioning of the devices.

Capacity2370 mAh4000 mAh3750 mAh4000 mAh
TypeLi-IonLi-PolymerLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time10 h 25 min
10.4 h
625.2 min
0.4 days
---
2G stand-by time635 h
38100 min
26.5 days
---
3G talk time19 h
1140 min
0.8 days
---
3G stand-by time734 h
44040 min
30.6 days
---
Charger output power-5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A5 V / 2 A
FeaturesNon-removableFast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
Fast charging
Non-removable
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