Huawei P30 Pro New Edition vs Sony Xperia 5 II – Review, specifications and prices

The new Huawei P30 Pro New Edition device has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 40 MP, Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 processor chipset and a battery of 4200 mAh. On other side, the Sony Xperia 5 II also has awesome features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Sony Xperia 5 II
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.47 in (inches) 6.1 in (inches)
Processor Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 Qualcomm Snapdragon 865
Operating System EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels 1080 x 2520 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 40/20/8/TOF MP 12/12/12 MP
Front Camera 32 MP 8 MP
Battery 4200 mAh 4000 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition runs on Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.6 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2 cores of 1.92 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.8 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2600 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and Graphics processor Turbo 2.0. Running on EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 operating system.

The Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980 is a less powerful chipset processor than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865.

Meanwhile, the Sony Xperia 5 II 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,Qualcomm Snapdragon Elite Gaming and Game Enhancer. And it’s running on EMUI 9.1,EMUI 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is carrying a ARM Mali-G76 MP10,720 MHz (megahertz),10 cores gpu in the interior and the Sony Xperia 5 II has the Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 MHz (megahertz) graphics processor.

Battery

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition battery capacity is 4200 mAh which is a 5% (percent) more powerful than the 4000 mAh offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging – 15 W and Huawei Super Charge.
The Sony Xperia 5 II battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.

Screen

The device is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2340 pixels and a screen size of 6.47 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II is featuring a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is a 6% bigger than Sony Xperia 5 II screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Sony Xperia 5 II
2.5D curved glass screen 100% DCI-P3
570 cd/m² 120 Hz refresh rate
Capacitive 240 Hz touch sampling rate
Corning Gorilla Glass 400 cd/m²
DCI-P3 8-bit+FRC color bit depth
Display manufacturer – Boe; LG Display Capacitive
HDR CinemaWide display
Multi-touch Corning Gorilla Glass 6
Scratch resistant Dynamic contrast enhancement
Dynamic Vibration system
HDR
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Multi-touch
Peak brightness – 650 cd/m²
Scratch resistant
Triluminos display for mobile
X1 for mobile
X-Reality display

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X and Double channel.

The Sony Xperia 5 II is coming with a 8 GB (gigabytes) and it has some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 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 P30 Pro New Edition comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Huawei P30 Pro New Edition gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Sony Xperia 5 II.

Sony Xperia 5 II gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 40/20/8/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:5.56 mm ,27 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX650 Exmor RS , a pixel size of 1 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.6 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Sony Xperia 5 II rear camera comes with 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent):24 mm , carrying sensor like Sony IMX557 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.4 f/2.2 respectively.

Sony
Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Sony Xperia 5 II
1080p @ 60 fps 1080p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps 3x optical zoom (#2)
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2) 5-axis stabilization
Aperture size – f/3.4 (#3) 720p @ 960 fps
Autofocus Angle of view – 124° (#3)
Continuous shooting Angle of view – 34° (#2)
Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF) Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2)
Digital zoom Autofocus
Exposure compensation Cinematography Pro
Face detection Continuous shooting
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 125 mm (#3) Digital image stabilization
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#2) Digital zoom
Geotagging Dual Pixel PDAF
HDR Dual Pixel PDAF (#3)
ISO settings Exposure compensation
Laser autofocus (LAF) Face detection
Leica camera Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3)
OIS (#3) Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2)
Optical image stabilization Geotagging
Panorama HDR
Periscope zoom system – 10x hybrid zoom (#3) ISO settings
Periscope zoom system – 50x digital zoom (#3) OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2)
Periscope zoom system – 5x optical zoom (#3) Optical image stabilization
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical zoom
RYYB sensor Panorama
Scene mode Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle) Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2)
Self-timer Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2)
Sensor size – 1/2.7″ (#2) Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals
Third rear camera (telephoto) Scene mode
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus Self-timer
Vario-Summilux-H lens Sensor version – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
White balance settings Sensor version – Sony IMX363 (#3)
Sensor size – 1/2.55″ (#3)
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2)
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens
Zeizz T Coating

Front Camera – Selfie

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition comes with a 32 MP in the front.

The Sony Xperia 5 II has a 8 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Huawei P30 Pro New Edition Sony Xperia 5 II
32 MP 8 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 Aperture:f/2.0
Face unlock HDR
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination) Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor)

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 P30 Pro New Edition Sony Xperia 5 II
EDGE 5G is market-dependent
EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s) 5G NSA
GPRS 5G SA
HSPA+ EDGE
LTE Cat 21 GPRS
TD-SCDMA HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s)
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 19
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Huawei P30 Pro New Edition price is $600-1000 and the Sony Xperia 5 II price tag is $950

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