Huawei Nova VS. Sony Xperia ZR: Comparison

Comparison of features, performance, design, battery, camera and connectivity between the following smartphones: Huawei Nova VS. Sony Xperia ZR. The complete information of specifications to decide which to buy.

Ki Note

Ki Cost-effectiveness
8.7
Cost-effectiveness
?
Cost-effectiveness
Design & Materials
7.9
6.7
Performance & Hardware
8.3
5.4
Camera
8.7
4.5
Connectivity
7.1
7.8
Battery
7.3
4.8

Basics

Brand

Brand
Aliases
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Xperia ZR C5502, Xperia ZR C5503, Xperia ZR LTE

Presentation

Unveiled
September 2016, 2 years ago
May 2013, 5 years ago
State
On Sale
Not available

Design & Materials

Structure

Size
69.1 mm
141.2 mm
7.1 mm
67.3 mm
131.3 mm
11.0 mm
Weight
146 g
138 g
Usable surface
70 %
66 %
Materials
Metal
-
Resistance
-
IP55
IP58
Colors
Gold

Gray

Rose-gold

Silver

Screen

Diagonal
5"
4.6"
Type
LCD IPS
LCD IPS TFT
Resolution
1080 x 1920 px
720 x 1280 px
Density
441 Pixels per inch
319 Pixels per inch
Others
  • 1500:1 contrast ratio
  • 2.5D curved glass screen
  • 85% NTSC
  • Capacitive
  • Color LED Notifications
  • Multi-touch
  • NTSC
  • Scratch resistant
  • Capacitive
  • Multi-touch
  • Scratch resistant
  • Shatter proof sheet on scratch-resistant
  • Sony Mobile BRAVIA Engine 2

Prototypes




Prototypes
Huawei Nova
Print 3D Model
Sony Xperia ZR
Print 3D Model

Photos

Performance & Hardware

Processor

Model
Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM8953
Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064
CPU
ARM Cortex-A53
Krait 200
Type
Octa-Core
Quad-Core
Frequency
2 GHz
1.5 GHz
64 Bits
Yes
No

Graphics

GPU
Qualcomm Adreno 506
Qualcomm Adreno 320

RAM

RAM
3 GB
2 GB

Antutu

Score
77.300
Antutu v7, Overall performance better than 79% of devices
21.045
Overall performance better than 23% of devices

Storage

Capacity
32 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 25-30.8 GB
8 GB
Capacity with the OS (depends on the brand and ROM version): 5.5-6.8 GB
SD Slot
Yes
Slot for SD or second SIM card
Yes
Independent SD slot

Security

Fingerprint
Yes, in the back
No

Sensors

Sensors
  • Fingerprint
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Hall
  • Light sensor
  • Proximity
  • Accelerometer
  • Compass
  • Gyroscope
  • Proximity

Others

Notifications LED
Color LED Notifications
No

Camera

Main

Resolution
12.2 Mpx
12.8 Mpx
Pixel size
1.250 µm
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Sensor
Sony IMX386 Exmor RS
Unknown Unknown
Type
CMOS
Unknown
Aperture
f/2.2
Unknow
Flash
LED
LED
Features
  • 4K Video
  • Autofocus
  • Continuous shooting
  • Digital zoom
  • Exposure compensation
  • Face detection
  • Geotagging
  • HDR
  • ISO settings
  • Panorama
  • Scene mode
  • Self-timer
  • Touch focus
  • White balance settings
Slow Motion Video
Yes
120.0 fps
No
30.0 fps
Optical Stabilisation
No
No

Selfie

Resolution
8 Mpx
0 Mpx

Connectivity

Networks

2G
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
3G
  • B1 (2100)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B2 (1900)
  • B5 (850)
  • B8 (900)
4G LTE
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B38 (TDD 2600)
  • B39 (TDD 1900)
  • B40 (TDD 2300)
  • B41 (TDD 2500)
  • B1 (2100)
  • B3 (1800)
  • B5 (850)
  • B7 (2600)
  • B8 (900)
  • B20 (800)

SIM card

Dual SIM
Dual Sim Dual Standby
Single Sim
Type
Nano SIM
Nano SIM
Micro SIM

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11a
  • 802.11b
  • 802.11g
  • 802.11n
  • 802.11n 5GHz
Others
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot
  • Dual band
  • Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot

Bluetooth

Version
Bluetooth 4.1 LE Low energy consumption
Bluetooth 4.0
Others
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)
  • LE (Low Energy)
  • A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile)

Navigation

Navigation
  • A-GPS
  • Beidou
  • GLONASS
  • GPS
  • A-GPS
  • GLONASS
  • GPS

USB

USB
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage
  • USB Type C
  • Charging
  • Mass Storage

SAR

European measurement

The European Union sets a limit of 2 W/kg averaged over 10 grams of tissue.

0.990 W/Kg on head
0.940 W/Kg on body
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American measurement

The FCC limit is 1.6 W/kg measured in a volume of 1 gram of tissue

1.420 W/Kg on head
0.720 W/Kg on body
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Others

Others
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.
  • Audio Jack
  • Radio FM
  • Computer sync
  • DLNA
  • Mirrorlink
  • NFC
  • OTA sync
  • Tethering.

Battery

Capacity
3020 mAh
2300 mAh
Type
Li-Polymer
Li-Ion
Others
Fast Charging
Non-removable
Removable

Software

Operating System
Android 7.0 Nougat
Android 5.0.1 Lollipop

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