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Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB) vs Huawei Sonic (U8650)

Side by side comparison between Xiaomi Redmi 8A vs Huawei Sonic phones, differences, pros, cons with full specifications. What's the better?

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Compare Huawei Sonic XXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)27Points
Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)
6.2"
IPS

720x1520

12
MP

8mp

3GB
RAM

64bit Octa

5000
mAh

(Non removable)

vs
Huawei Sonic (U8650)
3.5"
TFT

320x480

3.1
MP

256MB
RAM

32bit Single

1400
mAh

(Removable)

What's the better phone? Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)

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!

Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)27 Advantages Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)vsSonic (U8650)2 Advantages Huawei Sonic (U8650)
+2Ghz 64bit Octa-Core5 times
More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
vs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+3GB LPDDR311 times
More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking.
vs256MB
+32GB (21GB available)133 times
More internal storage for applications and files
vs512MB (160MB available)
+Until 512GB microSD, microSDXC15 times
More external storage for files using memory cards
vsUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
+9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)27%
Thinner
vs11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
+TFT IPS LCDAdvantage
TFT IPS LCD display is brighter and more vivid
vsTFT LCD
+16 million61 times
More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
vs260 thousand
+720x1520 pixels6 times
Higher resolution screen
vs320x480 pixels
+271 PPI64%
Crisper display of text, images and videos because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
vs165 PPI
+6.2"77%
Larger screen
vs3.5"
+(back) 12MP3 times
Higher resolution main camera
vs(back) 3.1MP
+LED flashAdvantage
The LED flash helps in dark places or in low light
vsNot supported
+PDAF: phase detection autofocusAdvantage
Best autofocus type for taking pictures
vsNot supported
+(front) 8MPAdvantage
A front-camera is best for taking selfies
vsNot supported
+Full HD (1920x1080)6 times
More image quality for recording videos with the primary camera
vsVGA (640x480)
+Android 9.0 PieAdvantage
Android 9.0 Pie is newer and safer
vsAndroid 2.3.3 Gingerbread
+4G LTEAdvantage
The 4G LTE network is newer and faster
vs3G HSDPA
+(4G LTE) 150 Mbps20 times
Faster for surfing the internet and download files
vs(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbps
+Face unlockAdvantage
Sensors help you use the device
vsNot supported
+5000 mAh3 times
Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
vs1400 mAh
+Video callingAdvantage
The video calling allows to make calls with voice and video
vsNot supported
+2 slots (Dual-SIM)
(dedicated slot)Advantage
It's more advantageous to have more than one phone operator in the same device
vs1 slot (Single-SIM)
(dedicated slot)
+4.2 + A2DPAdvantage
Bluetooth 4.2 + A2DP is newer and faster
vs2.1 + A2DP
+Type-CAdvantage
Reversible connector, you can stick in a USB-C cable any which way; either side is up.
vsMicroUSB 2.0
+HTML, XHTML, HTML5Advantage
Better sites viewing on the internet
vsHTML, XHTML, Flash player
+Gorilla Glass 5Advantage
Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keys
vsNot supported
+Water repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Advantage
Protection against water allows you talk to your friends in the rain, for example
vsNot supported
188 grams (6.58 ounces)vs+120 grams (4.2 ounces)57%
Lighter
LiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)vs+Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)Advantage
Removable battery can be replaced easily

14 Common items in both devices
Only digital zoom
Capacitive
Multitouch
3.5mm jack
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
+7 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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Physical featuresXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
ModelRedmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Sonic (U8650)
Other model namesXiaomi Redmi 8A M1908C3KG, MZB8298IN, MZB8299IN, MZB8369INHuawei Sonic U8650-1, Huawei U8650
Country or region available(Global, International)ChinaIndia
(Global, International), China, India
feature not registered
BrandXiaomiHuawei
Release dateSeptember, 2019July, 2011
Depth9.4 millimeters (0.37 inches)11.9 millimeters (0.47 inches)
Size (width x height)75.4 x 156.3 millimeters (2.97 x 6.15 in)60.5 x 116.3 millimeters (2.38 x 4.58 in)
Weight188 grams (6.58 ounces)120 grams (4.2 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Build, materialsPlastic body, glass frontfeature not registered
Protection against water and othersWater repellent nano-coating (don't immerse)Not supported
System (OS)Xiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Operating systemAndroid 9.0 PieAndroid 2.3.3 Gingerbread
Firmware updatefeature not registeredfeature not registered
HardwareXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Chipset64bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SDM439 (12nm)32bit - Qualcomm MSM7227
CPU processorOcta-Core, 2 processors:
2Ghz Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A53
1.45Ghz Hexa-Core ARM Cortex-A53
600Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 505 650MhzQualcomm Adreno 200
RAM memory3GB LPDDR3256MB
Internal storage32GB (21GB available)
eMMC 5.1
512MB (160MB available)
External storageUntil 512GB microSD, microSDXC
(dedicated slot)
Until 32GB microSD, microSDHC
(dedicated slot)
DisplayXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Display typeTFT IPS LCDTFT LCD
Screen size6.2" inches3.5" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~81.4% (screen-to-body ratio)~51.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
Display resolution720x1520 pixels (19:9)320x480 pixels
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Pixel density (dot pitch)271 PPI165 PPI
Colors16 million260 thousand
Scratch-resistant glassGorilla Glass 5Not supported
Display features60Hz, 400 nitsfeature not registered
Mobile networksXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Dual-SIMDual-SIM Standby - Call active on one sim card
(dedicated slot)
Not supported
SIM card2 slots (Dual-SIM)
nano-SIM (4FF)
1 slot (Single-SIM)
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
Maximum download/upload150/50 Mbps7.2 Mbps
Network technology2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G
Frequency, bandsExpand band detailsCollapse details
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 2G networkCDMA 800 (China), GSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Primary 3G networkGlobal, India version:
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100

China version:
CDMA2000 1xEV-DO
TD-SCDMA 1900/2000
UMTS 850/900/1900/2100
UMTS 900/2100
Primary 4G networkLTE Cat4
VoLTE

Global version:
LTE (Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20)
TD-LTE (Bands 38, 40)

India version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 40, 41)

China version:
LTE (Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8)
TD-LTE (Bands 34, 38, 39, 40, 41)
Not supported
Primary 5G networkNot supportedNot supported
Primary data networkGPRS, EDGE, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev 0, CDMA2000 EV-DO Rev A, TD-SCDMA, UMTS, TD-HSDPA, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+, TD-LTE, LTEGPRS, EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA
Secondary 2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900Not supported
Secondary 3G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary 4G networkNot supportedNot supported
Secondary data networkGPRS, EDGENot supported
CallingXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
SpeakerphoneSupportedSupported
Video callingSupportedNot supported
Call controlVoice dialing, Voice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
CameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Back camera (main camera)12 megapixels3.1 megapixels
Main camera resolution4000x3000 pixels2048x1536 pixels
Video recording (primary)Full HD (1920x1080) 30 fpsVGA (640x480)
FlashLED flashNot supported
Focal aperturef/1.8 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/2.55" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.4µm pixelfeature not registered
AutofocusPDAF: phase detection autofocusNot supported
Touch focusSupportedfeature not registered
Image stabilizationEIS: Digital stabilizationfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionFace detection, Smile detectionfeature not registered
BSI sensorNot supportedfeature not registered
HDRHDR photo on both camerasfeature not registered
2ª cameraXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Front camera (secondary)8 megapixelsNot supported
Front camera resolution3264x2448 pixelsNot supported
Video recording (secondary)Full HD (1920x1080)Not supported
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturef/2.0 (aperture)feature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor size1/4" inchesfeature not registered
Pixel size1.12µm pixelfeature not registered
MultimediaXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
RadioFMFM
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.265, H.264, H.263, XviD, MKVMP4, H.264, H.263
Audio formatsMP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+, FLACMP3, WAV, eAAC+
ConnectivityXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
USBUSB 2.0 Type-C, USB OTG On-The-GoMicroUSB 2.0
TV outputNot supportedNot supported
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth4.2 + A2DP2.1 + A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)802.11 b/g/n (2.4Ghz)
DLNANot supportedfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTagging, GLONASS, BeiDouA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portNot supportedfeature not registered
Other functionsXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
Active noise cancellationSupportedfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Web browserHTML, XHTML, HTML5HTML, XHTML, Flash player
SensorsAccelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Face unlock
Accelerometer
Proximity sensor
Compass
Ambient Light sensor
Other features- Colors: Midnight Black, Ocean Blue, Sunset Red
- MIUI 11
- Sony IMX363 back camera sensor
- Quick Charge 3.0
- WiFi direct, hotspot
- Colors: Black
- WiFi hotspot
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
- Java framework
Power supplyXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
BatteryLiPo: Li-Ion polymer (Non removable)Li-Ion: Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Battery capacity5000 mAh1400 mAh
Charger, watts18W (9V/2A) Fast battery charging Standard charging
Talk time autonomy2520 minutes | 42 hours | 1.8 days500 minutes | 8.3 hours | 0.3 day
Standbyfeature not registered24000 minutes | 400 hours | 16.7 days
Radiation rateXiaomi Redmi 8A (32GB/3GB)Huawei Sonic (U8650)
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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