Review: Sony Xperia Z5 Vs Huawei Honor 7 – The Battle Between Two High-End Smartphones

Review: Sony Xperia Z5 Vs Huawei Honor 7 – The Battle Between Two High-End Smartphones

Two smartphones from different brands always fight to be better than the other. Let us see when two high-end smartphones from two companies are compared. Who wins the war?

While buying a high-end smartphone, proper research is highly recommended. One should know whether the phone purchased will fulfill his/her requirements. Buying a smartphone just because it is the latest and most spoken-about phone at the time isn’t a wise decision. We have compared two smartphones below – Sony Xperia Z5 and Huawei Honor 7, so that you invest into a phone that meets your needs.


Xperia Z5

Xperia Z5 is a fast-working phone as it has Qualcomm’s MSM8994 Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor inside. To add to it, this phone consists of two CPUs – 2 GHz Cortex-A57 and 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53. The Li-Ion 2900 mAh battery of Xperia Z5 withstands up to 17 hours and is non-removable. With 1920 X 1080 pixels, this phone sports a 5.2 inch display.

Coming to the camera, Sony’s Xperia Z5 has a whopping 23 megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and 5 megapixels front camera. This high-resolution camera also allows you to record 4K HD videos. The only downside to this high-end smartphone is that it can overheat at times.

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Huawei Honor 7

Based on a HiSilicon Kirin 935 chipset, this smartphone is powered by 2.2GHz octa-core processor. The 5.2 inch phone comes bundled with 3GB RAM and also has a slot for microSD card which expands the memory up to 128 GB. The 20 megapixel camera of Huawei’s Honor 7 comes with dual-LED flash. Compared to Xperia Z5, Huawei has a better front camera – 8 megapixel with LED flash.

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The Li-Po 3100mAh battery of this smartphone is also non-removable and lasts up to 8 hours 20 minutes, that too while using 3G for calling.

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Both the smartphones are almost the same when it comes to specifications, features and quality. As they belong to two different brands, they both rank high in different areas. For example – the camera. The picture quality of Xperia Z5 as well as Honor 7 is excellent but where the front camera of Honor 7 is suitable for selfies and video calling, the front camera of Xperia Z5 is not that excellent for video calling. If you are looking to save a few pennies, then you can go for Huawei’s Honor 7; otherwise, the Xperia Z5 is also a wonderful high-end smartphone.