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Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB vs Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB vs Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296 phones. Which is the best phone?
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Compare Sony Xperia XZ2 X17Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
6.53"
IPS

1080x2244

12
MP

24mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Compare Huawei Mate 20 X04Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296
5.7"
IPS

1080x2160

19.2
MP

5mp

6GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3180
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!


17 Advantages Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GB
Mate 20 6GB/128GBvsXperia XZ2 H8296
 120%100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
128GB (110GB user available)vs64GB (50GB user available)
 5%5%
+Lighter
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs198 grams (6.93 ounces)
 34%34%
+Thinner
8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)vs11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
 4%4%
+Higher resolution screen
1080x2244 pixelsvs1080x2160 pixels
 15%15%
+Larger screen
6.53"vs5.7"
 88%88%
+Higher resolution main camera
(triple camera) 12 megapixels + 8MP + 16MPvs(back) 19.2 megapixels
Advantage
+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
Dual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage
+The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Digital and optical zoomvsOnly digital zoom
Advantage
+The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
HDR photo on both camerasvsHDR photo/video only main camera
 11%11%
+Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
f/1.8 (aperture)vsf/2.0 (aperture)
 4 times100%
+Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
(front) 24 megapixelsvs(front) 5 megapixels
Advantage
+Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
Android 9.0 PievsAndroid 8.0 Oreo
 17%17%
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(4G+ LTE-A) 1400 Mbpsvs(4G+ LTE-A) 1200 Mbps
Advantage
+Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
3.5mm jackvsType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
 26%26%
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
4000 mAhvs3180 mAh
Advantage
+The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
FMvsNot supported
Advantage
+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
USB Type-C SlimPort®vsNot supported

04 Advantages Sony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Xperia XZ2 H8296vsMate 20 6GB/128GB
 8%8%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2.7Ghz 64bit Octa-Corevs2.26Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
 100%100%
+More external storage for files using memory cards
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXCvsUntil 256GB nano-Memory
 11%11%
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
424 PPIvs381 PPI
Advantage
+Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
Waterproof (IPxx certified)vsIP53 certified

32 Common items in both devices
6GB LPDDR4X
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
1/2.3" inches
4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels)
Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
4G+ LTE-A
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint (rear-mounted) / Fingerprint
LiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable) / Li-Ion (Non removable)
Speakerphone
Video calling
Vibrating alert
2 slots Dual-SIM
Active noise cancellation
A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS / A-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNA
5.0 version A2DP/LE
NFC
USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go / USB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Gorilla Glass 4 / Gorilla Glass 5
+ 24 COMMON ITEMS

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

Model and physical featuresHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
BrandHuaweiSony
ModelMate 20 6GB/128GBXperia XZ2 H8296
Also known asHuawei Mate 20 HMA-LX9, HMA-L29, HMA-AL00, Huawei HimalayanSony Xperia XZ2 6GB RAM H8296 Dual-sim, Sony PF22
Country or region where it's soldVarious (International)ChinaHong KongTaiwan
Release dateNovember, 2018April, 2018
Depth8.3 millimeters (0.33 inches)11.1 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)77.2 x 158.2 millimeters (3.04 x 6.23 in)72 x 153 millimeters (2.83 x 6.02 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)198 grams (6.93 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, front/back glassfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP53 certified: protection against dust and splashingWaterproof (IPxx certified)
Operating system (OS)Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Architecture - Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 MSM8998 (10nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.26Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.92Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.8Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Gold
1.7Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 385 Silver
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-G76 MP10 720MhzQualcomm Adreno 630 710Mhz
RAM memory6GB LPDDR4X6GB LPDDR4
Internal storage128GB (110GB user available)64GB (50GB user available)
External storageUntil 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 512GB microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplayHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size6.53" inches5.7" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~88% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.1% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Display resolution1080x2244 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)381 PPI424 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 4Gorilla Glass 5
Mobile networks and dataHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Dual-SIMDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot) slot)
Dual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD slot)
SIM card2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
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 networkHMA-L09 version:
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100

HMA-AL00 / HMA-TL00 / HMA-L29 version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat21 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,12,17,18,19,20,26,28)
TD-LTE (Bands 34,38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
LTE Cat18 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,12,13,17,19,20,25,26,28,66)
TD-LTE (Bands 38,39,40,41)
VoLTE
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-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGEGPRS, EDGE
Maximum download/upload1400/200 Mbps1200/150 Mbps
Messaging and callingHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Main camera(triple camera)
12 megapixels
8MP telephoto (f/2.4, 52mm 2x-zoom)
16MP ultrawide (f/2.2 17mm)
19.2 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels5056x3792 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160 pixels) 30 fps
FlashDual LED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal length27mm lens25mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2.3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.22µm pixel
AutofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocusLDAF/PDAF: laser/phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo on both camerasHDR photo/video only main camera
Front camera / Secondary cameraHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Front camera24 megapixels5 megapixels
Front camera resolution5632x4224 pixels2592x1944 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)Full HD (1920x1080 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1.12µm pixel
MultimediaHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
RadioFMNot supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, DivX, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
Connectivity and interfacesHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 3.1 Type-C reversible connector
TV outputUSB Type-C SlimPort®Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C jack with 3.5mm jack adapter
Bluetooth5.0 version A2DP/LE5.0 version A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz/5Ghz)
DLNASupportedSupported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou
Infrared portSupportedNot supported
Other functionsHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
Java / Flash playerNot supportedNot supported
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Fingerprint (rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Gyroscope
Barometer
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, Midnight Blue, Twilight
- EMUI 9.0
- DCI-P3
- HDR10
- Leica camera lens
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black, Silver, Deep Green, Ash Pink
- Aluminum frame
- Front/back glass
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- HDR display
- Triluminos display
- X-Reality Engine
- Fast battery charging (Power delivery)
- Qi wireless charging
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- WiFi miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- IP68 certified: dust/water proof up to 1.5m for 30min
Power supply and autonomyHuawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
Battery technologyLiPo - Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Fast battery charging
Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh3180 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)4.5V/5A=22.5Wfeature not registered
Talk timefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Huawei Mate 20 6GB/128GBSony Xperia XZ2 H8296
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered