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Sony Xperia Advance vs Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Advance vs Huawei P40 Pro phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Sony Xperia Advance
3.5"
LED

320x480

5
MP

512MB
RAM

32bit Dual

1305
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
30PointsHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)Compare Sony Xperia Advance X
Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
6.58"
OLED

1200x2640

50.5
MP

32mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)

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 Advance6 Advantages Sony Xperia AdvancevsP40 Pro (AN00 256GB)30 Advantages Huawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
+110 grams (3.85 ounces)90%
Lighter
vs209 grams (7.32 ounces)
+3.5mm jackAdvantage
Headsets with 3.5mm Jack size are more common and easy to find in stores
vsType-C reversible connector
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+FM (RDS)Advantage
The radio lets you listen to your songs and sports in general
vsNot supported
+DLNAAdvantage
With DLNA technology you can access and play media files on TV, tablet or DLNA compatible device.
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
1Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs+2.86Ghz 64bit Octa-Core3 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
512MB LPDDR2vs+8GB LPDDR4X15 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
8GB (4GB available)vs+256GB (230GB available)57 times
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHCvs+Until 256GB nano-Memory7 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)vs+9 millimeters (0.35 inches)9%
Thinner
TFT LED-Backlit LCDvs+OLEDAdvantage
OLED display is brighter and more vivid
320x480 pixelsvs+1200x2640 pixels20 times
Higher resolution screen
165 PPIvs+441 PPI167%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
3.5"vs+6.58"88%
Larger screen
(back) 5MPvs+(quad camera) 50.5MP + 12MP + 40MP + 0.3MP19 times
Higher resolution main camera
Only digital zoomvs+Digital and optical zoomAdvantage
The zoom allows for better focus and approach to take pictures
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
Not supportedvs+HDR photo/video on both camerasAdvantage
The HDR technology produced photos with more detail in dark areas
Not supportedvs+(dual front camera) 32MP + 0.3MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
HD (1280x720)vs+4K UHD (3840x2160)8 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
Android 4.1.2 Jelly Beanvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
3G HSUPAvs+5G SA/NSAAdvantage
The 5G SA/NSA network is newer and faster
(3G HSUPA) 14.4 Mbpsvs+(5G SA/NSA) 2000 Mbps138 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Fingerprint sensor (under display)Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
1305 mAhvs+4200 mAh2 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
Not supportedvs+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM) + e-SIM (Eletronic)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
Not supportedvs+Active noise cancellationAdvantage
Noise-canceling microphone allows better call quality
802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)vs+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMOAdvantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO is newer and faster
3.0 + A2DPvs+5.1 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.1 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
MicroUSB 2.0vs+USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoAdvantage
Newer and faster USB version for transferring photos, mp3 or data.
MicroUSB 2.0vs+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
HTML, XHTML, Flash playervs+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet

15 Common items in both devices
16 million
LED flash
Autofocus / PDAF: phase detection autofocus
Capacitive
Multitouch
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
+8 specs and more in the table below

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Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
ModelXperia AdvanceP40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Other model namesSony Xperia Go ST27a, Sony LotusHuawei P40 Pro 5G ELS-AN00
Country or region availableUSA
USA
China
China
BrandSonyHuawei
Release dateNovember, 2012April, 2020
Depth9.8 millimeters (0.39 inches)9 millimeters (0.35 inches)
Size (width x height)60.3 x 111 millimeters (2.37 x 4.37 in)72.6 x 158.2 millimeters (2.86 x 6.23 in)
Weight110 grams (3.85 ounces)209 grams (7.32 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum frame, glass front/back
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IP?)IP68 certified: dust proof and waterproof over 1.5 meter and 30min
System (OS)Sony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Operating systemAndroid 2.3.7 GingerbreadAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 4.1.2 Jelly Beanfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Chipset32bit - ST-Ericsson NovaThor U850064bit - HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G (7nm)
CPU processor1Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A9Octa-Core, 3 processors:
2.86Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
2.36Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.95Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerARM Mali-400ARM Mali-G76 MP16
RAM memory512MB LPDDR28GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage8GB (4GB available)256GB (230GB available)
UFS 3.0
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)
DisplaySony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Display typeTFT LED-Backlit LCDOLED
Screen size3.5" inches6.58" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~54.5% (screen-to-body ratio)~91.6% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution320x480 pixels1200x2640 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 4-pointsCapacitive Multitouch 10-points
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI441 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered90Hz, HDR10
Mobile networksSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF) + e-SIM
Maximum download/upload14.4/5.76 Mbps2000/150 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G2G, 3G, 4G, 5G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkNot supportedLTE Cat21 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 32)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedSA/NSA (1, 3, 7, 28, 38, 41, 77, 78, 79)
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPAGPRS, 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/NSA
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE
CallingSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingNot supportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Back camera (main camera)5 megapixels(quad camera)
50.5 megapixels
12MP periscope telephotof/3.4125mmPDAFOIS5x-optical-zoom
40MP ultrawidef/1.818mm1/1.54"PDAF
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Main camera resolution2592x1944 pixels8700x5800 pixels
Video recording (primary)HD (1280x720) 30 fps4K UHD (3840x2160) 60 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/1.9 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered23mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/1.28" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered2.44µm pixel
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocus
Touch focusSupportedSupported
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredOIS: Optical stabilization
ZoomOnly digital zoomDigital and optical zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionFace detection, Smile detection
BSI sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRNot supportedHDR photo/video on both cameras
2ª cameraSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Front camera (secondary)Not supported(dual front camera)
32 megapixels
0.3MP TOF 3D depth
Front camera resolutionNot supported6528x4896 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supported4K UHD (3840x2160)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredf/2.2 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/2.8" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
MultimediaSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
RadioFM (RDS)Not supported
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.263, H.264, WMVMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAVMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
USBMicroUSB 2.0USB 3.1 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jackType-C reversible connector
Bluetooth3.0 + A2DP5.1 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) Wifi6 + MIMO
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedSupported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
Infrared portNot supportedSupported
Other functionsSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
Active noise cancellationNot supportedSupported
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, Flash playerHTML, XHTML, HTML5
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Barometer
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Gyroscope
Gesture
Hall effect
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (under display)
Other features- Colors: White, Black, Yellow
- Sony Reality Display
- Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine
- 3D surround sound
- Sony xLOUD
- Video stabiliser
- WiFi hotspot
- IP67 certified: dust and water proof
- Java framework
- Colors: Black, Silver Frost, Blush Gold, Deep Sea Blue, Ice White
- EMUI 10.1
- 90Hz and HDR10 display
- Leica optics on back camera
- 32-bit/384kHz audio
- Fast wireless charging 27W
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
BatteryLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity1305 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts Standard charging40W (10V/4A) Fast battery charging
27W Qi wireless charging
27W Reverse wireless charging between devices
Talk time autonomy330 minutes | 5.5 hours | 0.2 dayfeature not registered
Standby27600 minutes | 460 hours | 19.2 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia AdvanceHuawei P40 Pro (AN00 256GB)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)1.12W/kg (head) | 0.96W/kg (body)feature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)0.89W/kg (head)feature not registered
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