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Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3) vs Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)

Side by side comparison between Huawei Y9 (2018) vs Sony Xperia R1 phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)
5.93"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
5.2"
TFT

720x1280

13
MP

8mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2620
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)

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!

Y9 2018 (LX3)17 Advantages Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)vsXperia R1 (G2199)2 Advantages Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
+2.36GHz 64bit Octa-Core70%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs1.4GHz 64bit Octa-Core
+3GB LPDDR350%
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs2GB LPDDR3
+32GB (22GB available)144%
More internal storage for applications and files
vs16GB (9GB available)
+7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)13%
Thinner
vs8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+1080x2160 pixels153%
Higher resolution screen
vs720x1280 pixels
+407 PPI44%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs282 PPI
+5.93"14%
Larger screen
vs5.2"
+(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP16%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 13MP
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+(dual front camera) 16MP + 2MP124%
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
vs(front) 8MP
+(front) Full HD (1920x1080)125%
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) HD (1280x720)
+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
vsAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+CompassAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Fingerprint sensorAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4000 mAh53%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs2620 mAh
170 grams (5.95 ounces)vs+154 grams (5.39 ounces)10%
Lighter
MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Govs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.

27 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo only main camera
+20 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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📱 Model features

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
ModelY9 2018 (LX3)Xperia R1 (G2199)
Other model namesHuawei Y9 FLA-LX3, Huawei FloridaSony Xperia R1 16GB + 2GB RAM, Sony G2199
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
India
India
BrandHuaweiSony
Release date4/1/201811/1/2017
Depth7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)75.3 x 157.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.19 in)73.2 x 146 millimeters (2.88 x 5.75 in)
Weight170 grams (5.95 ounces)154 grams (5.39 ounces)
Build, materialsAluminum body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersNot supportedNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
System versionAndroid 8.0 OreoAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Chipset64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16nm)64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937 (28nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2.36GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
1.4GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.1GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-T830 MP2 900MhzQualcomm Adreno 505 450Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
RAM memory3GB LPDDR32GB LPDDR3
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.1
16GB (9GB available)
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)

📲 Display

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size5.93" inches5.2" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~69.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1080x2160 pixels720x1280 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)407 PPI282 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📶 Mobile networks

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Dual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload300/50 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM MHz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat6 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)LTE Cat4 850/1800 (Bands 3,5)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, LTE, LTE-AGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
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

📷 Camera

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Back camera (main camera)(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP
13 megapixels
Main camera resolution4128x3096 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.2 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length27mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Front camera (secondary)(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
2MP
8 megapixels
Front camera resolution4608x3456 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)HD (1280x720)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length26mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD
Audio formatsMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C reversible connector
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP4.2 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
NFCNot supportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Fingerprint sensor
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4000 mAh2620 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Standbyfeature not registeredfeature not registered

➕ Other features

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Hands-free callingSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
Miscellaneous- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 18:9 screen
- EMUI 8.0
- Colors: Black, Silver
- 2.5D curved glass
- Exmor Sony sensor
- 4G VoLTE
- WiFi Miracast
- WiFi hotspot

☢️ Radiation rate

Huawei Y9 2018 (LX3)Sony Xperia R1 (G2199)
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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