Huawei Mate X2 vs Sony Xperia Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei Mate X2 device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 50 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Sony Xperia Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei Mate X2 Sony Xperia Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.45 in (inches) 6.5 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 11 with HMS EMUI 11 with HMS
Resolution 1160 x 2700 pixels 1644 x 3840 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 512 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 50/16/12/8 MP 12/12/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 16 MP 8 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei Mate X2 runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 3.13 GHz ARM Cortex-A77, 3 cores of 2.54 GHz ARM Cortex-A77 and 4 cores of 2.05 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 3130 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Dual-core NPU. Running on EMUI 11 with HMS operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000 is a better chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia Pro has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Kryo 585, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Kryo 585 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz Kryo 585. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. And it’s running on EMUI 11 with HMS OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ARM Mali-G78,24 cores gpu in the interior and the Sony Xperia Pro has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei Mate X2 battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 12.5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Sony Xperia Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable and 55W fast charger in the box.
The Sony Xperia Pro battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.

Screen

The handset is using a OLED display with 1160 x 2700 pixels and a screen size of 6.45 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia Pro is featuring a P-OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei Mate X2 is a 0.7% smaller than Sony Xperia Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Sony Xperia Pro
240 Hz touch sampling rate 100% DCI-P3
90 Hz refresh rate 400 cd/m²
Capacitive Capacitive
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Unfolded – 120 Hz touch sampling rate Dynamic contrast enhancement
Unfolded – 8 in; 2200×2480 pixels Dynamic Vibration system
Unfolded – 90 Hz refresh rate HDR
Motion Blur Reduction
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei Mate X2 is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Sony Xperia Pro is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.
In the basic edition, both phones have the same ram capacity of 8 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Huawei Mate X2 comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei Mate X2 gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Sony Xperia Pro.

At the more expensive edition, both smartphones present the same built-in storage capacity:512 gigabytes.

Sony Xperia Pro gets you or 512 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei Mate X2 rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 50/16/12/8 MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length (35 , of 17 mm (#3) , a pixel size of 1.22 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/2.2 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Sony Xperia Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX555 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony
Huawei Mate X2 Sony Xperia Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
10x optical zoom (#2) 3x optical zoom (#2)
2.5 cm macro shooting (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
6-element lens (#3) Angle of view – 130° (#3)
AIS (#2) Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
AIS (#3) Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#3) Autofocus
Aperture size – f/2.4 (#4) Continuous shooting
Aperture size – f/4.4 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Dual Pixel PDAF
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
Digital image stabilization Exposure compensation
Digital zoom Face detection
Exposure compensation Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
Face detection Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 17 mm (#3) Geotagging
Fourth rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) HDR
Geotagging ISO settings
HDR OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
ISO settings Optical image stabilization
Leica camera Panorama
Macro mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
OIS (#2) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
OIS (#3) Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
OIS (#4) Scene mode
Optical image stabilization Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Optical zoom Self-timer
Panorama Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
RYYB sensor Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Scene mode TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP (periscope telephoto) Touch focus
Self-timer White balance settings
Third rear camera – 16 MP (ultra-wide angle) Zeiss lens
Touch focus
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei Mate X2 comes with a 16 MP in the front.

The Sony Xperia Pro has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei Mate X2 Sony Xperia Pro
16 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.2 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
HDR Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)
Panorama
Wide angle lens

Data network and speed connectivity/bandwidth

The mobile networks technologies improve the communication between devices, connectivity speed and files download/upload bandwidth depending of the place.

Huawei Mate X2 Sony Xperia Pro
5G NSA 5G is market-dependent
5G SA 5G mmWave
Built-in 5G modem 5G NSA
EDGE 5G SA
GPRS 5G sub-6 Ghz
HSPA+ Built-in 5G modem
LTE Cat 21 EDGE
TD- GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 20
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei Mate X2 price is $2500 and the Sony Xperia Pro price tag is $2500

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