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Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB) vs Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)

Side by side comparison between Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix vs Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro XAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)31Points
Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)
6.59"
AMOLED

1080x2340

64
MP

24mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

6000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
06PointsSony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)Compare Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix X
Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
3.2"
TFT

360x640

5
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1200
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal. Therefore, you shouldn't only consider this. Our goal is to help you, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which one is the best! Comment!

ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)31 Advantages Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)vsVivaz Pro (U8a)6 Advantages Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core6 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs720Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+8GB LPDDR531 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs256MB SDRAM
+256GB (225GB available)3071 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs512MB (75MB available)
+9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)52%
Thinner
vs15 millimeters (0.59 inches)
+Aluminum frame, glass front/backAdvantage
More resistant material
vsPlastic body
+AMOLEDAdvantage
AMOLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1080x2340 pixels10 times
Higher resolution screen
vs360x640 pixels
+391 PPI71%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs229 PPI
+6.59"106%
Larger screen
vs3.2"
+(triple camera) 64MP + 13MP + 5MP16 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 5MP
+HDR photo on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsNot supported
+(front) 24MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+8K UHD (7680x4320)35 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsHD (1280x720)
+3500000 apps (Google Play Store)69 times
More apps available to download and use
vs50000 apps (Nokia Ovi Store)
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs3G HSUPA
+(5G SA/NSA) 5000 Mbps693 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSUPA) 7.2 Mbps
+CapacitiveAdvantage
Better touchscreen. The capacitive screen is much more sensitive.
vsResistive
+MultitouchAdvantage
Better touch type. Multitouch allows to use more fingers at the same time.
vsSingle
+Proximity sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+6000 mAh4 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1200 mAh
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO is newer and faster
vs802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
Not supportedvs+Until 16GB microSD, microSDHCAdvantage
More external storage for files using memory cards
240 grams (8.4 ounces)vs+117 grams (4.1 ounces)105%
Lighter
Type-C jack with 3.5mm jack adaptervs+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
Not supportedvs+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.

11 Common items in both devices
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus / Autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Speakerphone
+4 specs and more in the table below

Check the comparison table below for more items that are not evaluated in comparison score above.

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Physical featuresAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
ModelROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Other model namesAsus ROG Phone 3 ZS661KS Strix edition (8GB RAM)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro U8, SE Kanna
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)CanadaUSA
(Latin America), Canada, USA
BrandAsusSony Ericsson
Release dateJuly, 2020May, 2010
Depth9.85 millimeters (0.39 inches)15 millimeters (0.59 inches)
Size (width x height)78 x 171 millimeters (3.07 x 6.73 in)52 x 109 millimeters (2.05 x 4.29 in)
Weight240 grams (8.4 ounces)117 grams (4.1 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedRetractable QWERTY keyboard
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backPlastic body
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported
System (OS)Asus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Operating systemAndroid 10Symbian 9.4 S60 5th Edition Symbian^1
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SM8250 (7nm)32bit
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 585
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 585
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 585
720Mhz Single-Core ARM Cortex-A8
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 650PowerVR SGX530
RAM memory8GB LPDDR5256MB SDRAM
Internal storage256GB (225GB available)
UFS 3.1
512MB (75MB available)
External storageNot supportedUntil 16GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Display typeAMOLEDTFT LCD
Screen size6.59" inches3.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~79.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~49.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2340 pixels (19.5:9)360x640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsResistive Single touch 1-point
Pixel density (dot pitch)391 PPI229 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 6Scratch-resistant glass
Display features144Hz, 650 nits(typ), HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim cardNot supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload5000/150 Mbps7.2/2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkCDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 850/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Not supported
Primary 5G networkSA/NSA (41, 77, 78, 79)Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSACSD, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice recorder
CameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Back camera (main camera)(triple camera)
64 megapixels
13MP ultrawidef/2.4125º11mm
5MP macrof/2.0
5 megapixels
Main camera resolution10120x6328 pixels2560x1920 pixels
Video recording (primary)8K UHD (7680x4320) 30 fpsHD (1280x720) 24 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.72" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size0.8µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusAutofocus
Touch focusSupportedNot supported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasNot supported
2ª cameraAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Front camera (secondary)24 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel size0.9µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, WMV, 3GP, RV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WMA, WAV, RA, AAC, M4A
ConnectivityAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Proprietary TV-out
Audio outputType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.1 + A2DP/LE2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedSupported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5feature not registered
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Black glare
- ROG UI (Republic Of Gamers)
- Always-On display
- DTS:X stereo speakers (2 amplifiers)
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- AeroActive Cooler 3
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, White
- 8GB microSD included
- 3D stereo sound
- Continuous autofocus
- Touch capture
- WisePilot navigation
- Java framework
Power supplyAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Removable)
EP500
Battery capacity6000 mAh1200 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
10W Reverse charging USB between devices
Quick Charge 3/4
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered310 minutes | 5.2 hours | 0.2 day
Standbyfeature not registered26400 minutes | 440 hours | 18.3 days
Radiation rateAsus ROG Phone 3 Strix (256GB/8GB)Sony Ericsson Vivaz Pro (U8a)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
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