The new Sony Xperia 1 III phone has a 4 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor chipset and a battery of 4500 mAh. On other side, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.76 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1344 x 2772 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 12 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 50/20/12/8/TOF MP
Front Camera 8 MP 13 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4400 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 1 III runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset and the processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 1 core of 2.84 GHz Cortex-A78, 3 cores of 2.42 GHz Cortex-A78 and 4 cores of 1.8GHz Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2840 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture,DUALSHOCK 4 Control compatibility and Game Enhancer. Running on Android 11 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is a better chipset processor than the Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000.

Meanwhile, the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 9000, the second 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 it’s running on Android 11 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 660,840 MHz (megahertz) gpu in the interior and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has the ARM Mali-G78,24 cores graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 2.2% (percent) more powerful than the 4400 mAh offered by the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+. Some features include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode and Battery Share function.
The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ battery include Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, 50W Wireless Huawei SuperCharge and Huawei SuperCharge.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1644 x 3840 pixels and a screen size of 6.5 in (inches).

Meanwhile the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is featuring a Flex OLED display with 1344 x 2772 pixels and a screen size of 6.76 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 1 III is a 4% smaller than Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
100% DCI-P3 240Hz touch sampling rate
10-bit color 88° Overflow Display
120 Hz refresh rate 90Hz refresh rate
240 Hz touch sampling rate Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass
CineAlta DCI-P3
CinemaWide HDR10+
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus Multi-touch
HDR Scratch resistant
Illuminant D65 White point
ITU-R BT.2020 (REC.2020)
Motion Blur Reduction (120 Hz equivalent)
Multi-touch
Scratch resistant
X1 for mobile

RAM Memory and storage

On the memory hardware side, the Sony Xperia 1 III is carrying a ram memory of 12 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2750 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR5 and Double channel.

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ is coming with a 12 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 12 gigabytes.

How much built-in storage space you can get for apps and saving photos, files and video? The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with or 256 GB (gigabytes) or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 256 gigabytes.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ with 256 gigabytes.

Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ gets you or 256 GB (gigabytes) of internal storage.

Rear Camera

The Sony Xperia 1 III rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a sensor like Sony IMX577 , a pixel size of 1.8 µm (micrometers) and aperture lens of f/1.7 f/2.3 f/2.2 respectively.

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Meanwhile the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ rear camera comes with 5 lenses of 50/20/12/8/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length 35 mm:23 mm and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/2.4 f/4.4 respectively.

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
5-axis stabilization 100x digital zoom (#4)
Autofocus 10x optical zoom (#4)
Cinematography Pro 20x hybrid zoom (#4)
Continuous autofocus 720p @ 3840 fps
Continuous shooting Aperture size – f/1.8 (#2)
Digital image stabilization Aperture size – f/2.4 (#3)
Digital zoom Aperture size – f/4.4 (#4)
Exposure compensation Autofocus
Face detection Color Temperature Sensor
Geotagging Continuous shooting
HDR Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
ISO settings Digital image stabilization
Optical image stabilization Digital zoom
Optical zoom Exposure compensation
Panorama Face detection
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Fifth rear camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Real-time Eye AF Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 14 mm (#2)
Real-time tracking Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 240 mm (#4)
Scene mode Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#3)
Self-timer Fourth rear camera – 8MP (telephoto)
Touch focus Geotagging
White balance settings HDR
ZEISS lenses ISO settings
ZEISS T Laser autofocus (LAF)
Leica camera
Macro mode
Octa Phase Detection AF
OIS (#3)
OIS (#4)
Optical image stabilization
Optical zoom
Panorama
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
RYYB sensor
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 20 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Self-timer
Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Touch focus
UltraVision camera
Vario-Summilux-H lens
White balance settings

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia 1 III comes with a 8 MP in the front.

The Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ has a 13 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
8 MP 1080p @ 240fps
Aperture:f/2.0 13 MP
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.4
HDR Face unlock
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm HDR
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Secondary front camera – TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera (depth sensing)
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)

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.

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei Mate 40 Pro+
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem EDGE
EDGE EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
GPRS GPRS
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) HSPA+
LTE LTE Cat 21
UMTS(384 kbit/s) TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 and the Huawei Mate 40 Pro+ price tag is $1450

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