Sony Xperia Pro vs Huawei P40 Pro – Review, specifications and prices

The new Sony Xperia Pro phone has a 4 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.

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Specifications

Feature Sony Xperia Pro Huawei P40 Pro
Phones specifications
Screen Display 6.5 in (inches) 6.58 in (inches)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 990
Operating System Android 10 Android 10
Resolution 1644 x 3840 pixels 1200 x 2640 pixels
RAM 8 GB (gigabytes) 8 GB (gigabytes)
Storage 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 4000 mAh 4200 mAh

Processor and Operating System

The Sony Xperia Pro 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,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 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 10 OS system.

Graphics Processor (GPU)

The Sony Xperia Pro 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 Pro 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 Wireless charging, Fast charging, Non-removable, Qi wireless charging and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0.
The Huawei P40 Pro battery include Fast charging, Non-removable, 40W Huawei Super Charge and 40W wireless charging.

Screen

The handset is using a P-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 Pro is a 1.2% smaller than Huawei P40 Pro screen.
The main display features of both phones are detailed next:

Sony Xperia Pro Huawei P40 Pro
100% DCI-P3 90 Hz
400 cd/m² Capacitive
Capacitive Corning Gorilla Glass
Corning Gorilla Glass 6 Multi-touch
Dynamic contrast enhancement Scratch resistant
Dynamic Vibration system
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 Sony Xperia Pro is carrying a ram memory of 8 GB (gigabytes) with some features like 2133 MHz (megahertz), LPDDR4X 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 Pro comes with or 512 GB (gigabytes). In the basic edition, the Sony Xperia Pro gives a 300% more storage memory capacity than Huawei P40 Pro.

The max storage capacity offered by the Sony Xperia Pro 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 Pro rear camera setup is composed by 4 lenses of 12/12/12/TOF MP , the flash type is LED , a focal length and 35 mm:24 mm , carrying a 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.

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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 Pro Huawei P40 Pro
1080p @ 960 fps 1080p @ 60 fps
3x optical zoom (#2) 720p @ 960 fps
720p @ 960 fps Autofocus
Angle of view – 130° (#3) Continuous shooting
Aperture size- f/2.2 (#3) Contrast detection autofocus (CDAF)
Aperture size- f/2.4 (#2) Digital image stabilization
Autofocus Digital zoom
Continuous shooting Exposure compensation
Digital image stabilization Face detection
Digital zoom Geotagging
Dual Pixel PDAF HDR
Dual Pixel PDAF (#3) Huawei XD Fusion Engine
Exposure compensation ISO settings
Face detection Laser autofocus (LAF)
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 16 mm (#3) Leica camera
Focal length (35 mm equivalent) – 70 mm (#2) Optical image stabilization
Geotagging Panorama
HDR Phase detection autofocus (PDAF)
ISO settings RGGB sensor (#2)
OIS / EIS video stabilization (#2) RYYB sensor
Optical image stabilization Scene mode
Panorama Secondary rear camera – 40 MP (ultra-wide angle)
Phase detection autofocus (PDAF) Self-timer
Pixel size – 1.0 m (#2) Sensor version – Sony IMX650 (#2)
Pixel size – 1.4 m (#2) SuperSensing camera (#3)
Scene mode Third rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto)
Secondary rear camera – 12 MP (telephoto) Touch focus
Self-timer UltraVision camera
Sensor size – 1/2.6″ (#3) Vario-Summilux-H lens
Sensor size – 1/3.4″ (#2) White balance settings
Third rear camera – 12 MP (ultra-wide angle)
TOF (Time Of Flight) 3D camera
Touch focus
White balance settings
Zeiss lens

Front Camera – Selfie

The Sony Xperia Pro 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 Pro Huawei P40 Pro
8 MP 32 MP
Aperture:f/2.0 3D scanning
Pixel size:1.12 µm /0.001120 mm Aperture:f/2.2
Sensor type:CMOS (complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) Autofocus
Gesture motion
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 Pro Huawei P40 Pro
5G is market-dependent 5G NSA
5G mmWave 5G SA
5G NSA Built-in 5G modem
5G SA EDGE
5G sub-6 Ghz EV-DO Rev. A(1.8/3.1 Mbit/s)
Built-in 5G modem GPRS
EDGE HSPA+
GPRS LTE Cat 21
HSPA+(5.76/ 42 Mbit/s) TD-
LTE Cat 20 TD-SCDMA
UMTS(384 kbit/s) UMTS(384 kbit/s)

Price

The Sony Xperia Pro price is $2500 and the Huawei P40 Pro price tag is $1100

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