Phone Comparison - Huawei Nova vs Sony Xperia X Compact

Huawei Nova
huawei nova
Sony Xperia X Compact
sony xperia x compact
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general General Info

Manufacturer Huawei Sony
Announced September 2016 September 2016
Status Coming Soon - October 2016 Coming Soon - October 2016
Price Rs. 20,800 ($310.00) [Similarly Priced] Rs. 31,900 ($480.00) [Similarly Priced]
Colors Black, Silver, Gold White, Universe black, Mist blue
Form Factor Candybar Candybar
Dimension - 129 x 65 x 9.5 mm
(5.08 x 2.56 x 0.37 in)
Weight - 135 g (4.76 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network HSDPA HSDPA
4G Network LTE LTE
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM
Build Features - Fingerprint Sensor
- Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Processor Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625 [Similar] Hexa-core (4x1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 2x1.8 GHz Cortex-A72), Qualcomm MSM8956 Snapdragon 650 [Similar]
GPU Adreno 506 [Similar] Adreno 510 [Similar]
RAM 3 GB [Browse Similar] 3 GB [Browse Similar]
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

display Display

Type IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 2.5D Curved Gorilla Glass IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, Scratch-resistant Glass, Oleophobic Coating
Colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 5.0 inches [Similar] 4.6 inches [Similar]
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (441 ppi) [Similar] 720 x 1280 pixels (319 ppi) [Similar]
Screen-to-Body Ratio - 69.68%
Multi-Touch yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes
Radio To be confirmed FM radio, RDS
Games Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 12 MP [Similar] 23 MP [Similar]
Flash LED Flash LED Flash
Features Phase Detection Autofocus, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama Phase Detection Autofocus, f/2.0, 24mm, 1/2.3" Sensor Size, Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, HDR, Panorama
Video 2160p@30fps 1080p@30fps, 1080p@60fps
Front Camera 8 MP [Similar] 5 MP [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Yes Yes
Edge Yes Yes
3G HSPA, LTE HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Bluetooth Yes v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
Wi-Fi Yes Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS/ BDS (market dependant) Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Browser HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Non-removable Battery Non-removable Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 3020 mAh 2700 mAh
Stand by - -
Talk Time - -