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Huawei Mate 8 Sony Xperia Z3 Compact
Global Score
7.758.11
Basic Information
HuaweiSony
Android 6.0Android 4.4
0000-00-002014-09-03
6.19 x 3.17 x 0.31 inches5.00 x 2.56 x 0.34 inches
6.53 ounces4.55 ounces
Black, Brown, Gold and GrayBlack, Green, Orange and White
Metal--
$ 460.00 at Amazon$ 440.00 at Amazon
Display / Screen
6 inches4.6 inches
1080 x 1920 pixels (Full HD)720 x 1280 pixels (HD)
IPS LCDIPS LCD
367 pixels per inch319 pixels per inch
Capacitive, Multi-touchCapacitive, Multi-touch
7.57.3
Performance
HiSilicon Kirin 950 chipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 801 8974-AC chipset
ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit (Single-Core 2300 MHz) processorKrait 400 (Quad-Core 2500 MHz) processor
4 GB RAM2 GB (933 MHz) RAM
ARM Mali-T880 MP4 GPUAdreno 330 (450 MHz) GPU
7.298.55
Storage
128 GB internal memory16 GB internal memory
microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slotmicroSD, microSDHC, microSDXC (up to 128 GB) external memory slot
7.023.82
Camera
16.00 MP + 8.00 MP20.70 MP + 2.20 MP
f/2.00 aperturef/2.00 aperture
--25.00mm focal length
--0.43 inches (1/2.3") sensor
1920 x 1080 (60 fps) (Full HD) video resolution3840 x 2160 (4K) video resolution
7.77.48
Networks
Wi-FiWi-Fi
Mobile HotspotMobile Hotspot
LTE-A (4G), HSPA, HSUPA, EDGE, GPRS and GSMLTE (4G), HSPA+ (4G), HSDPA, HSUPA, UMTS, EDGE, GPRS and GSM
Nano SIM, Dual SIMNano SIM
8.99.4
Battery Life
4000mAh Li - Polymer Battery2600mAh Battery
Removable BatteryRemovable Battery
528 hours standby time
18 hours talk time
880 hours standby time
12 hours talk time
5.524.32
Other Features
Bluetooth 4.2Bluetooth 4.0
GPSGPS
NFCNFC
Accelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity SensorAccelerometer, Barometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light Sensor and Proximity Sensor
FM Radio--

Comparisson review

Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is a bit better than the Huawei Mate 8, having a score of 8.11 against 7.75. Sony Xperia Z3 Compact's design is lighter but a little thicker than Huawei Mate 8. These phones work with Android OS, but Sony Xperia Z3 Compact has older 4.4 version while Huawei Mate 8 has Android 6.0.

The Huawei Mate 8 has a slightly better looking display than Xperia Z3 Compact, because it has a bit more pixels per inch of screen, a much larger screen and a much higher 1920 x 1080px resolution. Huawei Mate 8 counts with a way bigger storage for games and applications than Sony Xperia Z3 Compact, and although they both have a SD memory slot that holds a maximum of 128 GB, the Huawei Mate 8 also has more internal memory capacity.

The Sony Xperia Z3 Compact counts with a better CPU than Huawei Mate 8, because although it has 2 GB lesser RAM memory, it also counts with 3 more processing cores and a graphics processor. The Huawei Mate 8 features a really longer battery performance than Xperia Z3 Compact, because it has a 54% more battery size.

Huawei Mate 8 shoots clearer pictures and videos than Xperia Z3 Compact, although it has a way less megapixels back-facing camera and a much worse (Full HD) video definition, they both have a F2 camera aperture.

Despite of being the best phone of the ones in this comparisson, Sony Xperia Z3 Compact is also cheaper, making this phone a simple decision.