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Sony Xperia 1 III vs Huawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia 1 III vs Huawei Mate 9 Lite phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia 1 III
6.5"
OLED

1644x3840

12
MP

8mp

12GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4500
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
02PointsHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)Compare Sony Xperia 1 III X
Huawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
5.5"
IPS

1080x1920

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

3340
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Sony Xperia 1 III

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!

Xperia 1 III32 Advantages Sony Xperia 1 IIIvsMate 9 Lite (32GB)2 Advantages Huawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
+2.84Ghz 64bit Octa-Core38%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs2.1Ghz 64bit Octa-Core
+12GB LPDDR53 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs3GB LPDDR3
+256GB (230GB available)9 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs32GB (22GB available)
+Until 1TB microSD, microSDXC3 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT IPS LCD
+1 billion62 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs16 million
+1644x3840 pixels2 times
Higher resolution screen
vs1080x1920 pixels
+643 PPI60%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs401 PPI
+6.5"18%
Larger screen
vs5.5"
+(quad camera) 12MP + 12MP + 12MP + 0.3MP163%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 12MP + 2MP
+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
vsOnly digital zoom
+OIS: Optical stabilizationAdvantage
Image stabilization prevents blurry photos and helps in recording motion video
vsEIS: Digital stabilization
+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
vsNot supported
+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
vsHDR photo only main camera
+1/1.7" inches71%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
vs1/2.9" inches
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+(front) 4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the secondary camera
vs(front) Full HD (1920x1080)
+Android 11Advantage
Android 11 is newer and safer
vsAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallow
+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
vs4G LTE
+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps12 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(4G LTE) 150 Mbps
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+4500 mAh35%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs3340 mAh
+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/n (2.4Ghz)
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+5.2 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.2 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
vs4.1 + 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
+Gorilla Glass VictusAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
186 grams (6.51 ounces)vs+162 grams (5.67 ounces)15%
Lighter
Not supportedvs+FMAdvantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general

20 Common items in both devices
8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
LED flash
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
(front) 8MP
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
+13 specs and more in the table below

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Physical featuresSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
ModelXperia 1 IIIMate 9 Lite (32GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia 1 III (XQBC52V.UKCX, XQBC62/V, SO-51B, SOG03)Huawei GR5 2017 BLL-L21, Huawei Brooklyn
Country or region available(Global, International)
(Global, International)
(Latin America)
(Latin America)
BrandSonyHuawei
Release dateJune, 2021November, 2016
Depth8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)8.2 millimeters (0.32 inches)
Size (width x height)71 x 165 millimeters (2.8 x 6.5 in)76.2 x 150.9 millimeters (3 x 5.94 in)
Weight186 grams (6.51 ounces)162 grams (5.67 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsAluminum frame, glass front/backfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meters and 30minNot supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Operating systemAndroid 11Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SM8350 (5nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 655 (16nm)
CPU processorOcta-Core, 3 processors:
2.84Ghz Single-Core Kryo 680
2.42Ghz 3-Cores Kryo 680
1.8Ghz Quad-Core Kryo 680
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.1Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 660 840MhzARM Mali-T830 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory12GB LPDDR53GB LPDDR3
Internal storage256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
32GB (22GB available)
External storageUntil 1TB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Display typeOLEDTFT IPS LCD
Screen size6.5" inches5.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~84.2% (screen-to-body ratio)~72.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution1644x3840 pixels (21:9)1080x1920 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)643 PPI401 PPI
Colors1 billion16 million
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass VictusNot supported
Display features120Hz, HDR10+feature not registered
Mobile networksSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same microSD 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)
Maximum download/upload2000/1024 Mbps150/50 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G, 5G2G, 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 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100UMTS 900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat20
VoLTE

America version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66, 71)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46, 48)

Europe version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 32, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)

Asia version:
LTE (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 13, 17, 19, 20, 25, 26, 28, 29, 66)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41, 46)
LTE Cat4 900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,7,8)
TD-LTE 2600 (Bands 38)
Primary 5G networkAmerica version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 66, 71, 77, 78)

Europe version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78)

Asia version:
SA/NSA/Sub6 (1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 28, 38, 40, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Not supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A, 5G SA/NSAGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100Not supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+GPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
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
CameraSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Back camera (main camera)(quad camera)
12 megapixels
12MP telephotof/2.3|70mmf/2.8|105mm1/2.9"PDAFOIS4.4x-optical-zoom
12MP ultrawidef/2.2124º16mm1/2.6"PDAF
0.3MP depthTOF3D
(dual camera)
12 megapixels
2MP
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels3968x2976 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 120 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/1.7 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/1.7" inches1/2.9" inches
Pixel size1.8µm pixel1.25µm pixel
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationOIS: Optical stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilization
ZoomDigital and optical zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorSupportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixels8 megapixels
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixels3264x2448 pixels
Video recording (secondary)4K UHD (3840x2160)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal length24mm lensfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
RadioNot supportedFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
USBUSB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputUSB Type-C (reversible)Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth5.2 + A2DP/LE4.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax wifi6 (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDou
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
Active noise cancellationSupportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Barometer
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Fingerprint sensor
Hall effect
Other features- Colors: Frosted Black, Gray, Purple
- 60Hz display in 4K resolution
- Cameras with ZEISS optics
- 24-bit/192kHz audio
- Dynamic vibration system
- PS4 Remote Play
- DUALSHOCK 4 compatibility
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black/gray, White/silver, White/gold
- Metal body
- Emotion UI 4.1
- 2.5D glass screen
- LED notification
- DTS audio
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity4500 mAh3340 mAh
Charger, watts30W Fast battery charging
Reverse charging USB between devices
WPC/Qi Wireless charging
Reverse wireless charging between devices
USB Power Delivery 3.0
Standard charging
Talk time autonomyfeature not registered1380 minutes | 23 hours | 1 day
Standbyfeature not registered39000 minutes | 650 hours | 27.1 days
Radiation rateSony Xperia 1 IIIHuawei Mate 9 Lite (32GB)
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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