The new Sony Xperia 1 III handset 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 P40 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 P40 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.58 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990
Operating System Android 11 Android 11
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1200 x 2640 pixels
RAM 12 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 256 GB (gigabytes),512 GB (gigabytes) 128 GB (gigabytes),256 GB (gigabytes)
Camera 12/12/12/TOF MP 50/40/12/TOF MP
Front Camera 8 MP 32 MP
Battery 4500 mAh 4200 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 990.

Meanwhile, the Huawei P40 Pro has a Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990, the second processor has a total of 8 cores composed by 2 cores of 2.86 GHz ARM Cortex-A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Cortex-A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Cortex-A55. It has a maximum CPU frequency of 2860 MHz (megahertz). Some other special features include 64 bit architecture and 4-layer VC cooling system graphene film. 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 P40 Pro has the ARM Mali-G76 MP16,600 MHz (megahertz),16 cores,GPU Turbo,Antutu gpu – 173021 graphics processor.

Battery

The Sony Xperia 1 III battery capacity is 4500 mAh which is a 7.1% (percent) more powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 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 P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

Screen

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

Meanwhile the Huawei P40 Pro is featuring a OLED display with 1200 x 2640 pixels and a screen size of 6.58 in (inches).

As we can see here, the Sony Xperia 1 III is a 1.2% smaller than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei P40 Pro
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz
10-bit color Capacitive
120 Hz refresh rate Corning Gorilla Glass
240 Hz touch sampling rate Multi-touch
Capacitive Scratch resistant
CineAlta
CinemaWide
Corning Gorilla Glass Victus
HDR
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 P40 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, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 50% more ram memory capacity than Huawei P40 Pro.

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, the Sony Xperia 1 III gives a 100% more storage memory capacity than Huawei P40 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 1 III is 512 gigabytes ,which is a 100% more than the Huawei P40 Pro with 256 gigabytes.

Huawei P40 Pro gets you or 128 GB (gigabytes) 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 P40 Pro rear camera comes with 4 lenses of 50/40/12/TOF MP , the flash type is Dual LED , a focal length(35 mm) of 3.36 mm , a pixel size of 0.8 µm (micrometers) , carrying sensor like Sony IMX700 and aperture lens of f/1.9 f/1.8 f/3.4 respectively.

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei P40 Pro
5-axis stabilization 1080p @ 60 fps
Autofocus 720p @ 960 fps
Cinematography Pro Autofocus
Continuous autofocus Continuous shooting
Continuous shooting Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Digital image stabilization Digital image stabilization
Digital zoom Digital zoom
Exposure compensation Exposure compensation
Face detection Face detection
Geotagging Geotagging
HDR HDR
ISO settings Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Optical image stabilization ISO settings
Optical zoom Laser autofocus (LAF)
Panorama Leica camera
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Optical image stabilization
Real-time Eye AF Panorama
Real-time tracking Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Scene mode RGGB sensor (#2)
Self-timer RYYB sensor
Touch focus Scene mode
White balance settings Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
ZEISS lenses Self-timer
ZEISS T Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
SuperSensing camera (#3)
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 P40 Pro has a 32 MP as a main front-camera.

Some other front camera features are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 1 III Huawei P40 Pro
8 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 3D scanning
Face unlock Aperture:f/2.2
HDR Autofocus
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Gesture motion
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 HDR
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) IR sensor
Sensor type:CMOS BSI (backside illumination)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera

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 P40 Pro
5G NSA 5G NSA
5G SA 5G SA
Built-in 5G modem Built-in 5G modem
EDGE EDGE
GPRS EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) GPRS
LTE HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 21
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 1 III price is $1200 and the Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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