Honor 8X vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro specs comparison
The Honor 8X just launched in the Philippines yesterday with a very competitive price. Today, we’ll see if this device can go toe-to-toe with Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 6 Pro sporting a similar price range. Who will win in this specs comparison? Find out below.
|Specification||Honor 8X||Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro|
|Display||6.5-inch 19.5:9 Full HD+ IPS display @2340 x 1080px, 396ppi||6.26-inch FHD+ 19:9 IPS display @2280 x 1080, 403ppi|
|Glass type||2.5D Curved Glass||2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass|
|CPU||HiSilicon Kirin 710 4x cortex a73 2.2ghz + 4x cortex a53 1.7ghz Octa-core Processor||Qualcom Snapdragon 636 1.8GHz octa-core|
|GPU||Mali-G51 MP4 (GPU Turbo tech not yet specified)||Adreno 509|
|RAM||4GB/6GB RAM||3GB/4GB RAM|
|Storage||64GB/128GB internal storage||32GB/64GB internal storage|
|SIM||Dual-SIM (nano, nano)||Dual-SIM (nano, hybrid)|
|MicroSD||Expandable via microSD (dedicated)||Expandable via microSD (hybrid)|
|Rear Camera||20MP f/1.8 PDAF + 2MP rear cameras, LED flash||12MP f/1.9 + 5MP f/2.0 dual rear cameras, LED flash|
|Front Camera||16MP f/2.0 front camera||20MP f/2.0 + 2MP front cameras|
|LTE||4G VoLTE||4G LTE|
|WiFi||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac||WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth 4.2||Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS||GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Port||Micro USB 2.0||Micro USB 2.0|
|3.5mm audio port||Yes||Yes|
|Biometrics||- Fingerprint scanner|
- Face Unlock
|- Fingerprint scanner
- Face Unlock
|OS||EMUI 8.2 (Android 8.1 Oreo)||MIUI 9 (Android 8.1 Oreo)|
|Battery||3,750mAh battery||4,000mAh battery|
Summary of advantages
- Larger screen size
- Higher screen aspect ratio
- Higher horizontal screen resolution
- Better CPU performance
- Better GPU performance
- Larger maximum RAM capacity
- Larger maximum internal storage capacity
- Dedicated microSD card slot
- Higher main rear camera resolution
Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro
- Higher pixel density
- Corning Gorilla Glass
- Higher secondary rear camera resolution
- Higher front main front camera resolution
- Bluetooth 5.0
- Larger battery capacity
Looking at the displays, we’ll see that the Honor 8X has the advantage in terms of size, aspect ratio, and horizontal resolution. Whereas the Note 6 Pro has a higher pixel density and a Gorilla Glass protection. In terms of viewing experience, the former is definitely the right pick but in terms of protection, the latter is more durable.
The Kirin 710 and Snapdragon 636 processors have clashed before with our comparison of the Huawei Nova 3i and ASUS ZenFone 5 (2018) with the former winning in terms of overall performance. This means that the Honor 8X will have the upper-hand in terms of a faster CPU performance and gaming experience.
We’ve yet to test the full camera capabilities of both smartphones so stay tuned for that. On paper, however, we can say that the Honor 8X has a higher main rear camera resolution with a slightly wider aperture while the Note 6 Pro has a higher front camera resolution and a secondary lens.
Both devices have large battery capacities but the Note 6 Pro’s is slightly higher. We’re yet to test the battery life of both devices but on paper, the Redmi Note 6 Pro looks better.
The Honor 8X is priced at Php12,990 for the 4GB + 128GB variant while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is priced at PHP 10,999 for the 3GB + 32GB model and PHP 12,990 for the 4GB + 64GB one.
To summarize, the Honor 8X is a good pick when it comes to the viewing experience, storage size, and overall performance while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 6 Pro is a better choice when you want more screen protection, quad cameras, and a larger battery capacity.
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