Skip to content

Sony Xperia Z3 (16GB) vs Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)

Side by side comparison, pros, cons, differences between Sony Xperia Z3 vs Huawei Y9 (2018) phones with full specifications. What's the best?

,
Sony Xperia Z3 (16GB)
5.2"
IPS

1080x1920

20.7
MP

2.1mp

3GB
RAM

32bit Quad

3100
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
5.93"
IPS

1080x2160

13
MP

16mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4000
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)

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! Comment!

Xperia Z3 (16GB)14 Advantages Sony Xperia Z3 (16GB)vsY9 2018 (LX2)14 Advantages Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
+152 grams (5.32 ounces)12%
Lighter
vs170 grams (5.95 ounces)
+7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)8%
Thinner
vs7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
+424 PPI4%
Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs407 PPI
+(back) 20.7MP40%
Higher resolution main camera
vs(dual camera) 13MP + 2MP
+f/2.0 (aperture)10%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure
vsf/2.2 (aperture)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+Micro-B USB - MHL-3Advantage
The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cable
vsNot supported
+802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)Advantage
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) 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
+NFCAdvantage
NFC allows you to make payments by approach quickly and securely
vsNot supported
+Scratch-resistant glassAdvantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Waterproof (IPxx certified)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2.5Ghz 32bit Quad-Corevs+2.36Ghz 64bit Octa-Core34%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
16GB (12GB user free)vs+32GB (22GB user free)83%
More internal storage for applications and files
Until 128GB microSD, microSDXCvs+Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC100%
More external storage for files using memory cards
1080x1920 pixelsvs+1080x2160 pixels13%
Higher resolution screen
5.2"vs+5.93"14%
Larger screen
Autofocusvs+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
You with less worry when taking pictures with auto focus
Not supportedvs+BSI sensorAdvantage
The BSI sensor allows the entry of more light generating photos with more detail and brightness
(front) 2.1MPvs+(dual front camera) 16MP + 2MP8 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallowvs+Android 8.0 OreoAdvantage
Android 8.0 Oreo is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 300 Mbps100%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+FingerprintAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
3100 mAhvs+4000 mAh29%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1 slotvs+2 slots Dual-SIMAdvantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.0 version A2DPvs+4.2 version A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 version A2DP is newer and faster

25 Common items in both devices
3GB LPDDR3
TFT LCD IPS
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
EIS: Digital stabilization
HDR photo/video only main camera / HDR photo only main camera
+18 specs and more in the table below

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

Highlight differencesClear highlight
Physical featuresSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
ModelXperia Z3 (16GB)Y9 2018 (LX2)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z3 D6603, Sony Xperia Z3 D6653, Sony PegasusHuawei Y9 FLA-L22, Huawei Y9 FLA-LX2, Huawei Florida
Country or region available(Global, International)South AfricaCanadaEuropeTaiwan
(Global, International), South Africa, Canada, Europe, Taiwan
IndiaMalaysiaThailand(Global, International)
India, Malaysia, Thailand, (Global, International)
BrandSonyHuawei
Release dateSeptember, 2014April, 2018
Depth7.3 millimeters (0.29 inches)7.9 millimeters (0.31 inches)
Size (width x height)72 x 146 millimeters (2.83 x 5.75 in)75.3 x 157.2 millimeters (2.96 x 6.19 in)
Weight152 grams (5.32 ounces)170 grams (5.95 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsfeature not registeredAluminum body, glass front
Protection against water and othersWaterproof (IPxx certified)Not supported
System (OS)Sony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Operating systemAndroid 4.4.4 KitKatAndroid 8.0 Oreo
Firmware updateAndroid 6.0.1 Marshmallowfeature not registered
HardwareSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 MSM8974-AC (28nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 659 (16nm)
CPU processor2.5Ghz Quad-Core Krait 400Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.36Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.7Ghz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 330 578MhzARM Mali-T830 MP2 900Mhz
RAM memory3GB LPDDR33GB LPDDR3
Internal storage16GB (12GB user free)32GB (22GB user free)
eMMC 5.1
External storageUntil 128GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
DisplaySony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Display typeTFT LCD IPSTFT LCD IPS
Screen size5.2" inches5.93" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.9% (screen-to-body ratio)~76.7% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution1080x1920 pixels1080x2160 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)424 PPI407 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Mobile networksSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
SIM card1 slot
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots Dual-SIM
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps300/50 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 networkD6603 model:
UMTS 850/900/1700/1900/2100

D6653 model:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4

D6603 model:
LTE 700/800/850/900/1700/1800/1900/2100/2600 (Bands 1,2,3,4,5,7,8,13,17,20)

D6653 model:
LTE 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 2300 (Bands 40)
LTE Cat6 700/850/900/1800/2100/2600 (Bands 1,3,5,7,8,28)
TD-LTE 2300/2500/2600 (Bands 38,40,41)
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
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 Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder
CameraSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Back camera (main camera)20.7 megapixels(dual camera)
13 megapixels
2MP
Main camera resolution5248x3936 pixels4128x3096 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/2.2 (aperture)
Focal length25mm lens27mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusAutofocusPDAF: 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 sensorNot supportedSupported
HDRHDR photo/video only main cameraHDR photo only main camera
2ª cameraSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
Front camera (secondary)2.1 megapixels(dual front camera)
16 megapixels
2MP
Front camera resolution1920x1080 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.8 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registered26mm lens
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
RadioFM with RDSFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, XviD, H.264, H.263, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, OGG, eAAC+, FLAC
ConnectivitySony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
USBMicroUSB 2.0MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-Go
TV outputMicro-B USB - MHL-3Not supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.0 version A2DP4.2 version A2DP
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + MIMO (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNASupportedNot supported
NFCSupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported
Other functionsSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
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
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Ambient Light
Fingerprint
Other features- Colors: Black, White, Copper, Silver Green
- USB OTG On-The-Go
- Sony TRILUMINOS display
- Sony Exmor RS sensor
- PlayStation PS4 remote play
- S-Force front Surround speakers
- ANT+ support
- Miracast
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- HAC M3/T3
- IP68 certified: dust proof and water resistant over 1 meter and 30 minutes
- Colors: Black, Gold, Blue
- 2.5D curved glass screen
- 18:9 screen
- EMUI 8.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
Power supplySony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
BatteryLi-Ion (Non removable)Li-Ion (Non removable)
Battery capacity3100 mAh4000 mAh
Battery model / charger (watts)feature not registeredfeature not registered
Talk time autonomy960 minutes | 16 hours | 0.7 dayfeature not registered
Standby44400 minutes | 740 hours | 30.8 daysfeature not registered
Radiation rateSony Xperia Z3 (16GB)Huawei Y9 2018 (LX2)
SAR 1.6W/kg (USA, Mexico, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR 2W/kg (Europe, UK, etc.)feature not registeredfeature not registered