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Watch: Huawei Y9 2019 vs Honor 8X Comparison Review




We’ve seen how Honor devices pack the same hardware as some Huawei smartphones in the market, BUT STILL, the two advancing sister companies still stick to their own different products and target users. Here we have two mid-range smartphones with the same Kirin 710 chipset, same price, and other nifty features. BUT, they still differ in other aspects such as display, storage, battery, and of course, the cameras. 

So before you decide on which phone to get for the Holidays, here’s our comparison of the Huawei Y9 2019 and the Honor 8X.

Honor 8X specs:

  • 6.5-inch 19.5:9 Full HD+ (1080 x 2340) IPS display, 396ppi
  • HiSilicon Kirin 710 2.2GHz octa-core CPU
  • Mali-G51 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB/128GB storage
  • microSD up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
  • 20MP f/1.8 PDAF + 2MP rear cameras, LED flash
  • 16MP f/2.0 front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • micro USB, OTG
  • EMUI 8.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • 3,750mAh battery
  • 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm
  • 175 g

Huawei Y9 (2019) key specifications:

  • 6.5-inch FullView FHD+ 3D curved design display @ 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • 2.2GHz Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 710
  • Mali-G51 MP4 w/ GPU Turbo
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • expandable via microSD
  • 16MP f/1.8 + 2MP f/2.4 AI dual rear cameras
  • 13MP f/2.0 + 2MP f/2.4 dual front cameras
  • WiFi 802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz/5GHz)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint scanner, face unlock
  • EMUI 8.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • 4,000mAh battery



Joey graduated with a degree in Digital Filmmaking from the De La Salle – College of Saint Benilde last March 2017. A filmmaker by heart, he has since put aside cinema to focus on his other passion, technology. PCs, mechanical keyboards, audio, cameras, and gaming are among his biggest tech interests.

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2 Responses

  1. Lou says:

    Kirin 710 does not have 5 ghz Wifi meaning both phones don’t have WiFi ac or WiFi 5 ghz. These phones cannot detect ac WiFi 5 ghz.

  2. Rei says:

    what is the edge of nova 3i between y9 and 8x?

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