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Huawei Nova 6 5G vs Sony Xperia XZ

Huawei Nova 6 5G on Amazon USA
Sony Xperia XZ on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Huawei Nova 6 5G on one side and the Sony Xperia XZ on the other. The first has a processor with 8 cores, 8 threads, a maximale frequency of 2.9GHz. The second chips has a total of 4 cores, 4 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.2GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Huawei Nova 6 5G Sony Xperia XZ
Model version(s) WLZ-AN00, WLZ-TN00 601SO, F8331, F8332,
SO-01J, SOV34
Release date Q4 2019 Q3 2016
Dimensions 6,41 x 2,98 x 0,35 in 5,75 x 2,83 x 0,32 in
Weight 7.48 oz 5.68 oz
Body Front and back glass,
Aluminum frame
Front glass,
aluminum back,
Aluminum frame
Screen size, colours 6.6 inches, 16M colours 5.2 inches, 16M colours
Resolution 1080 x 2400 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Screen ratio 20:9 16:9
Density 401 ppi 424 ppi
Operating system Android 10.0; EMUI 10 Android 6.0.1
Processor HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 820
Lithography 7nm FinFET 14 nm
Cores 8 4
Threads 8 4
Energy cores 4x ARM Cortex-A55 @ 1.95 GHz 2x Kryo @ 1.6 GHz
High performance cores 2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.86 GHz
2x ARM Cortex-A76 @ 2.36 GHz
2x Kryo @ 2.15 GHz
GPU ARM Mali-G76 MP16 Qualcomm Adreno 530
GPU execution units 16 2
GPU shading units 256 256
GPU clock rate 600 MHz 653 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 783.4 GFLOPS 498.5 GFLOPS
Memory 8 GB RAM 3 GB RAM
Storage 128 / 256 GB 32 / 64 GB
Memory card Up to 256 GB Up to 256 GB
Photo 40 MP, f/1,8, 27mm,
8 MP, f/2,4, 80mm,
8 MP, f/2,4, 16mm
23 MP, f/2,0, 24mm
Video 2160p30/60,
Front photo 32 MP, f/2,0, 26mm,
8 MP, f/2,2, 17mm
13 MP, f/2,0, 22mm
Front video 2160p30 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.1, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 Micro USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0
Battery capacity 4,200 mAh 2,900 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Po Non removable Li-Ion
Battery life (versatile use) - ~ 7 hours and 10 minutes
TDP - 10 W
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
AnTuTu 457,360 138,550
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
3,834 1,595
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
11,854 3,519
Geekbench 5 single core
763 290
Geekbench 5 multi-core
2,856 700
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
19 pts / $ 12 pts / $
Note - 3.8 / 5
Reviews - 682
Amazon Huawei Nova 6 5G Sony Xperia XZ
New price on Amazon
- $290
Used price on Amazon
- $190
eBay Huawei Nova 6 5G Sony Xperia XZ
New price on eBay
- -
Used price on eBay
- -

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone Huawei Nova 6 5G has more cores, the maximum frequency of Huawei Nova 6 5G is greater. The Huawei Nova 6 5G has a newer release date.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Huawei Nova 6 5G 457,360
Sony Xperia XZ 138,550

The difference is 230%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Huawei Nova 6 5G 3,834
Sony Xperia XZ 1,595

In single core, the difference is 140%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 237%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

On Android:

Geekbench 5 - Multi-core & single core score - Android
Huawei Nova 6 5G 763
Sony Xperia XZ 290

In single core, the difference is 163%. In multi-core, the differential gap is 308%.

Geekbench 5 is a software for measuring the performance of a computer system, for fixed devices, mobile devices, servers. This platform makes it possible to better compare the power of the CPU, the computing power and to compare it with similar or totally different systems. Geekbench 5 includes new workloads that represent work tasks and applications that we can find in reality.

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