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Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803) vs Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)

Side by side comparison between Sony Xperia Z5 Compact vs Huawei Nova 7i phones, differences, pros, cons and full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Nova 7i XSony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)09Points
Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)
4.6"
IPS

720x1280

23
MP

5mp

2GB
RAM

64bit Octa

2700
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
6.4"
IPS

1080x2310

48
MP

16mp

8GB
RAM

64bit Octa

4200
mAh

(Non removable)

What's the better phone? Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)

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 Z5 Compact (E5803)9 Advantages Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)vsNova 7i (L22B)20 Advantages Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
+138 grams (4.83 ounces)33%
Lighter
vs183 grams (6.41 ounces)
+4K UHD (3840x2160)3 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsFull HD (1920x1080)
+ANT+Advantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+BarometerAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+GyroscopeAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+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
+IP68 certifiedAdvantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
2GHz 64bit Octa-Corevs+2.27GHz 64bit Octa-Core24%
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
2GB LPDDR4vs+8GB LPDDR4X3 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
32GB (22GB available)vs+128GB (107GB available)4 times
More internal storage for applications and files
eMMC 5.0vs+UFS 2.1Advantage
Fastest write and read storage.
8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)vs+8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)2%
Thinner
720x1280 pixelsvs+1080x2310 pixels171%
Higher resolution screen
319 PPIvs+398 PPI25%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
4.6"vs+6.4"39%
Larger screen
(back) 23MPvs+(quad camera) 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP163%
Higher resolution main camera
1/2.3" inchesvs+1/2" inches15%
The larger sensor camera lets you take photos with better depth.
f/2.0 (aperture)vs+f/1.8 (aperture)11%
Diaphragm opening (Aperture) of the camera which has the smallest F number takes photos with better light exposure.
(front) 5MPvs+(front) 16MP2 times
Higher resolution secondary camera to take pictures and selfies
Android 7.1.1 Nougatvs+Android 10Advantage
Android 10 is newer and safer
(4G LTE) 150 Mbpsvs+(4G+ LTE-A) 400 Mbps167%
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
Not supportedvs+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
2700 mAhvs+4200 mAh56%
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
18Wvs+40W122%
More power (watts) to charge the battery faster. Sometimes, the charger that comes with the device doesn't have the same power supported by the device. Check before you buy it.
1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
vs+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
4.1 + A2DPvs+5.0 + A2DP/LEAdvantage
Bluetooth 5.0 + A2DP/LE is newer and faster
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.

29 Common items in both devices
Until 256GB microSD, microSDXC / Until 256GB nano-Memory
Plastic body, glass front/back / Plastic body, glass front
TFT IPS LCD / LTPS IPS LCD
16 million
LED flash
Only digital zoom
PDAF: phase detection autofocus
+22 specs and more in the table below

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📱 Model features

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
ModelXperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Nova 7i (L22B)
Other model namesSony Xperia Z5 Compact LTE, Sony E5803, Sony SuzuranHuawei Nova 7i (JNY-L22B, JNY-LX2) Dual-SIM (8GB RAM)
Country or region availablefeature not registeredPhilippinesHong KongMalaysiaMyanmarThailandVietnam
Philippines, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
BrandSonyHuawei
Release date9/30/20151/30/2020
Depth8.9 millimeters (0.35 inches)8.7 millimeters (0.34 inches)
Size (width x height)65 x 127 millimeters (2.56 x 5 in)76.3 x 159.2 millimeters (3 x 6.27 in)
Weight138 grams (4.83 ounces)183 grams (6.41 ounces)
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass front/backPlastic body, glass front
Protection against water and othersIP68 certified: water-resistant up to 1.5 meters for 30min and dust-resistantNot supported

🤖 Operating System

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
System versionAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 10
Firmware updateAndroid 7.1.1 Nougatfeature not registered
User Interfacefeature not registeredfeature not registered

⚙️ Processor

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 MSM8994 (20nm)64bit - HiSilicon Kirin 810 (7nm)
CPUOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A57
1.5GHz Quad-Core ARM Cortex-A53
Octa-Core, 2 processors:
2.27GHz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A76
1.88GHz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A55
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 430ARM Mali-G52 MP6 820Mhz
Performance (benchmark)feature not registeredfeature not registered

💽 Memory and storage

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
RAM memory2GB LPDDR48GB LPDDR4X
Internal storage32GB (22GB available)
eMMC 5.0
128GB (107GB available)
UFS 2.1
External storageUntil 256GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 256GB nano-Memory
(hybrid slot/shares the same SIM-2 slot)

📲 Display

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDLTPS IPS LCD
Screen size4.6" inches6.4" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~70.7% (screen-to-body ratio)~83.5% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1280 pixels1080x2310 pixels (19:9)
TouchscreenCapacitive Multitouch 10-pointsCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)319 PPI398 PPI
Colors16 million16 million
Scratch-resistant glassScratch-resistant glassNot supported
Display featuresfeature not registered60Hz

📶 Mobile networks

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Dual-SIMNot supportedDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(hybrid slot/shares the same nano-Memory slot)
SIM card1 slot (Single-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps400/75 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 850/900/1800/1900CDMA 800, GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkUMTS 850/900/1900/2100CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4 (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20, 28)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)
LTE Cat13 (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 18, 19, 28)
TD-LTE (34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
VoLTE
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, UMTS, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTE, LTE-A
Secondary 2G networkNot supportedGSM 850/900/1800/1900
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedUMTS 800/850/900/1700/1900/2100
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkNot supportedGPRS, EDGE

📷 Camera

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Back camera (main camera)23 megapixels(quad camera)
48 megapixels
8MP ultrawidef/2.4
2MP macrof/2.4
2MP depthf/2.4
Main camera resolution5520x4140 pixels8000x6000 pixels
Video recording (primary)4K UHD (3840x2160) 30 fpsFull HD (1920x1080) 30 fps
FlashLED flashLED flash
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)f/1.8 (aperture)
Focal length24mm lens26mm lens
Sensor size1/2.3" inches1/2" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered0.8µm pixel
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 sensorNot supportedNot supported
HDRHDR photo/video on both camerasHDR photo on both cameras
Camera extrasfeature not registeredfeature not registered

📸 Front camera

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Front camera (secondary)5 megapixels16 megapixels
Front camera resolution2592x1944 pixels4608x3456 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Full HD (1920x1080)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.4 (aperture)f/2.0 (aperture)
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registered1/3.06" inches
Pixel sizefeature not registered1µm pixel

🔉 Sound and multimedia

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
LoudspeakerSupportedSupported
Active noise cancellation2 microphones or more2 microphones or more
RadioFM (RDS)FM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263MP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKV
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLAC

🔌 Connectivity

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
USBMicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG On-The-GoUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-Go
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
TV outputMicro-B USB MHL-3USB Type-C (reversible)
Bluetooth4.1 + A2DP5.0 + A2DP/LE
WiFi802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4Ghz, 5Ghz) + MIMO
WiFi Direct, hotspot
DLNASupportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, GALILEO, BeiDou, QZSS
NFCSupportedNot supported
Infrared portNot supportedNot supported

🧭 Sensors

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
SensorsAccelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
ANT+
Barometer
Compass
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Gyroscope
Proximity sensor
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor
Compass
Face unlock
Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted)
Proximity sensor
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported

🔋 Battery

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Battery typeLi-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Non removable)LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)
Battery capacity2700 mAh4200 mAh
Charger, watts18W Fast battery charging40W Fast battery charging
Talk time autonomy14.8 hoursfeature not registered
Standby520 hours (21.7 days)feature not registered

➕ Other features

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commandsVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
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: White, Graphite Black, Yellow, Coral
- Sony TRILUMINOS™ display
- Sony X-Reality
- Quick Charge 2.0: 60% battery in 30min
- Anti-fingerprint coating
- Sony Exmor RS sensor camera
- 3D Surround Sound
- ClearAudio+
- Colors: Black, Emerald Green, Light pink/blue
- EMUI 10
- Screen protective film included

☢️ Radiation rate

Sony Xperia Z5 Compact (E5803)Huawei Nova 7i (L22B)
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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