Comparison between:
- Sony Xperia XA1 Plus
- Huawei P8Lite

Brand and model

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

Sony Xperia XA1 PlusHuawei P8Lite
Sony Xperia XA1 PlusHuawei P8Lite
Model aliasG3421
G3423
SM11L
P8 Lite
ALE-L01
ALE-L02
ALE-L21
ALE-L23
ALE-UL00

Design

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

Width75 mm
7.5 cm
0.246 ft
2.953 in
70.6 mm
7.06 cm
0.232 ft
2.78 in
Height155 mm
15.5 cm
0.509 ft
6.102 in
143 mm
14.3 cm
0.469 ft
5.63 in
Thickness8.7 mm
0.87 cm
0.029 ft
0.343 in
7.7 mm
0.77 cm
0.025 ft
0.303 in
Weight189 g
0.42 lbs
6.67 oz
131 g
0.29 lbs
4.62 oz
Volume101.14 cm³
6.14 in³
77.74 cm³
4.72 in³
ColorsBlack
Gold
Blue
Black
White
Body materialsAluminium alloy
Polycarbonate
Plastic

SIM card

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

SIM card typeNano-SIMMicro-SIM
Nano-SIM / microSD
Number of SIM cards12

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
UMTSUMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
UMTS 2100 MHz
UMTS 850 MHz
UMTS 900 MHz
UMTS 1700/2100 MHz
UMTS 1900 MHz
LTELTE 700 MHz Class 13
LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 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 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz

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
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 6
UMTS
EDGE
GPRS
HSPA+
LTE Cat 4

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 7.0 Nougat
Android 8.0 Oreo
Android 5.0.2 Lollipop
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
User interface (UI)-Emotion 3.1

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.

SoCMediaTek Helio P20 (MT6757)Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 620
Process technology16 nm28 nm
CPU4x 2.3 GHz ARM Cortex-A53, 4x 1.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A53ARM Cortex-A53
CPU bits64 bit64 bit
Instruction setARMv8-AARMv8-A
Level 1 cache memory (L1)256 KB + 256 KB-
Level 2 cache memory (L2)2048 KB
2 MB
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CPU cores88
CPU frequency2300 MHz1200 MHz
GPUARM Mali-T880 MP2ARM Mali-450 MP4
GPU cores24
GPU frequency900 MHz500 MHz
RAM capacity3 GB
4 GB
2 GB
RAM typeLPDDR4XLPDDR3
RAM channelsDouble channel-
RAM frequency1600 MHz-

Storage

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

Storage32 GB
64 GB
16 GB
eMMC-

Memory cards

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

TypesmicroSD
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/technologyIPSIPS
Diagonal size5.5 in
139.7 mm
13.97 cm
5 in
127 mm
12.7 cm
Width2.7 in
68.49 mm
6.85 cm
2.45 in
62.26 mm
6.23 cm
Height4.79 in
121.76 mm
12.18 cm
4.36 in
110.69 mm
11.07 cm
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels720 x 1280 pixels
Pixel density401 ppi
157 ppcm
294 ppi
115 ppcm
Color depth24 bit
16777216 colors
24 bit
16777216 colors
Display area71.97 %68.49 %
Other featuresCapacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Capacitive
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
2.5D curved glass screen
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Sensors

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

SensorsProximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Fingerprint
Hall
Proximity
Light
Accelerometer
Compass
Gyroscope

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 modelSony IMX300 Exmor RSOmniVision OV13850
Sensor typeCMOSPureCel
Sensor size6.17 x 4.55 mm
0.3 in
4.82 x 3.68 mm
0.24 in
Pixel size1.118 µm
0.001118 mm
1.157 µm
0.001157 mm
Crop factor5.647.14
ISO100 - 6400-
Aperturef/2f/2
Shutter speed1 - 1/4000-
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent4.22 mm
23.82 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
3.8 mm
27.13 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Flash typeLEDDual LED
Image resolution5520 x 4140 pixels
22.85 MP
4160 x 3120 pixels
12.98 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
FeaturesAutofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Hybrid auto focus (HAF)
Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Digital image stabilization
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode

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 modelSony IMX219PQ Exmor ROmniVision OV5648
Sensor typeCMOSCMOS BSI+
Sensor size3.67 x 2.76 mm
0.18 in
3.67 x 2.74 mm
0.18 in
Pixel size1.124 µm
0.001124 mm
1.435 µm
0.001435 mm
Crop factor9.429.44
ISO100 - 6400-
Aperturef/2f/2.4
Focal length and 35 mm equivalent2.46 mm
23.18 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
2.3 mm
21.72 mm *(35 mm / full frame)
Image resolution3264 x 2448 pixels
7.99 MP
2560 x 1920 pixels
4.92 MP
Video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
2.07 MP
1280 x 720 pixels
0.92 MP
Video FPS30 fps30 fps
-Interpolated resolution - 8 MP

Audio

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

SpeakerLoudspeaker
Earpiece
Loudspeaker
Earpiece
Clear Audio+-

Radio

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

RadioYesYes

Tracking/Positioning

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

Tracking/PositioningGPS
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
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Hotspot
Wi-Fi Direct

Bluetooth

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

Version4.24.0
FeaturesA2DP
AVRCP
DIP
GAVDP
GAP
HDP
HFP
HID
HSP
LE
MAP
OPP
PAN
PBAP
SPP
A2DP
LE

USB

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

Connector typeUSB Type-CMicro USB
Version2.02.0
FeaturesCharging
Host
Mass storage
On-The-Go
Charging
Mass storage

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 jackYesYes

Connectivity

Information about other important connectivity technologies supported by the devices.

ConnectivityComputer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
DLNA
NFC
Computer sync
OTA sync
Tethering
NFC

Browser

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

BrowserHTML
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
AAC+
AMR
AMR-WB
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
WMA
WAV
LDAC
DSEE HX
DSD
AAC
AAC+
AMR
eAAC+
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV

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
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
MP4
VP8
VP9
WebM
WMV
Xvid
3GPP
AVI
H.263
H.264
MPEG-4
WMV

Battery

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

Capacity3430 mAh2200 mAh
TypeLi-PolymerLi-Polymer
2G talk time-20 h
1200 min
0.8 days
2G stand-by time-600 h
36000 min
25 days
3G talk time-13 h
780 min
0.5 days
3G stand-by time-500 h
30000 min
20.8 days
4G stand-by time-450 h
27000 min
18.8 days
Quick charge technologyMediaTek Pump Express Plus 2.0-
FeaturesFast charging
Non-removable
Non-removable

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR)

The SAR rating shows the amount of electromagnetic radiation absorbed by the human body when using a mobile device, expressed in W/kg.

Head SAR (EU)0.65 W/kg0.39 W/kg
Body SAR (EU)1.07 W/kg1.02 W/kg
Head SAR (USA)1.19 W/kg0.78 W/kg
Body SAR (USA)0.54 W/kg0.65 W/kg

Additional features

Some devices have additional features, different from the standard ones above, but equally important and worth mentioning.

Additional featuresG3421 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.070 W/kg
G3423 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) EU: head - 0.650 W/kg; body - 1.000 W/kg
G3423 - SAR (Specific Absorption Rate) US: head - 1.190 W/kg; body - 0.540 W/kg
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