Sony Xperia 5 II vs Huawei P40 Pro – Analysis, specs and prices

The new Sony Xperia 5 II phone has a 3 camera setup with a main lens of 12 MP, Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor chipset and a battery of 4000 mAh. On other side, the Huawei P40 Pro also has interesting features. The comparison for both models with new specs are detailed next.

Sony Xperia 5 II vs Huawei P40 Pro
Sony Xperia 5 II vs Huawei P40 Pro

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia 5 II runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 chipset and the 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. Running on Android 10 operating system.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 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 Corte cores of -A76, 2 cores of 2.36 GHz ARM Corte cores of -A76 and 4 cores of 1.95 GHz ARM Corte cores of -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 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a Qualcomm Adreno 650,587 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 5 II battery capacity is 4000 mAh which is a 5% (percent) less powerful than the 4200 mAh offered by the Huawei P40 Pro. Some features include Fast charging, Non-removable, Xperia Adaptive Charging, Battery Care, STAMINA Mode, Qualcomm Quick Charge 4+ and USB Power Delivery 3.0.
The Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

Screen

The smartphone is using a OLED display with 1080 x 2520 pixels and a screen size of 6.1 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 5 II is a 7.8% smaller than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia 5 II Huawei P40 Pro
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz
120 Hz refresh rate Capacitive
240 Hz touch sampling rate Corning Gorilla Glass
400 cd/m² Multi-touch
8-bit+FRC color bit depth Scratch resistant
Capacitive
CinemaWide display
Corning Gorilla Glass 6
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 Sony Xperia 5 II is carrying a ram memory of 8 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, 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 Sony Xperia 5 II comes with or 128 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, both phones have the same storage capacity of 128 gigabytes.

The maximum storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia 5 II is 128 gigabytes ,which is a 100% less 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 5 II rear camera setup is composed by 3 lenses of 12/12/12 MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length (35 equivalent) of 24 mm , carrying a 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 Xperia 5 II camera
Sony Xperia 5 II camera

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.

Huawei P40 Pro camera
Huawei P40 Pro camera
Sony Xperia 5 II Huawei P40 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 60 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
5-axis stabilization Autofocus
720p @ 960 fps Continuous shooting
Angle of view – 124° (#3) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Angle of view – 34° (#2) Digital image stabilization
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Digital zoom
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Exposure compensation
Autofocus Face detection
Cinematography Pro Geotagging
Continuous shooting HDR
Digital image stabilization Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Digital zoom ISO settings
Dual Pixel PDAF Laser autofocus (LAF)
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Leica camera
Exposure compensation Optical image stabilization
Face detection Panorama
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) RGGB sensor (#2)
Geotagging RYYB sensor
HDR Scene mode
ISO settings Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) Self-timer
Optical image stabilization Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Optical zoom SuperSensing camera (#3)
Panorama Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Touch focus
Pixel size – 1.0 μm (#2) UltraVision camera
Pixel size – 1.4 μm (#2) Vario-Summilux-H lens
Real-Time Eye AF for Humans and Animals White balance settings
Scene mode
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Self-timer
Sensor version – Samsung S5K3T2 (#2)
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 Sony Xperia 5 II 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 5 II Huawei P40 Pro
8 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 3D scanning
HDR Aperture:f/2.2
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Autofocus
Sensor model:Samsung S5K4H7 Gesture motion
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) HDR
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 5 II Huawei P40 Pro
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G NSA 5G SA
5G SA 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 Cat 19 HSPA+
UMTS(384 kbit/s) LTE Cat 21
TD-
TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia 5 II price is – and the Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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