Huawei Honor 6 Plus vs. Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML
The upper mid-range price category (Php15k to Php20k) looks to be as interesting as the flagship category when you see new smartphones launched at these price points that sport 3GB or 4GB RAM, paired with powerful processors
Two of the more recent ones are the Huawei Honor 6 Plus and the Asus Zenfone 2.
|Huawei Honor 6 Plus||Asus Zenfone 2 ZE551ML|
|5.5-inch full HD IPS display, 1920x1080 @ 401ppi||5.5-inch full HD IPS display, 1920x1080 @ 401ppi|
|Corning Gorilla Glass 3||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|HiSilicon Kirin 925 1.8GHz octa-core||Intel Atom Z3580 2.3 GHz quad-core|
|Mali-T628 MP4||PowerVR G6430|
|3GB RAM||4GB RAM|
|up to 128GB||up to 64GB|
|Dual-8MP f2.0, dual-Flash||13MP f2.0 with dual-LED flash|
|Sony Exmor BSI CMOS sensor||Toshiba T4K37 BSI CMOS sensor|
|8MP Sony BSI front camera||5MP front camera|
|Dual-SIM, 2nd SIM for microSD||Dual-SIM|
|Dual-LTE support, Cat 6||LTE+2G, Cat 4|
|Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth 4.0||Bluetooth 4.0|
|GPS w/ aGPS, GLONASS||GPS w/ aGPS, GLONASS|
|USB OTG||USB OTG|
|Li-Po 3,600mAh||Li-Po 3,000mAh|
|Android 4.4.4 Kitkat||Android 5.0 Lollipop|
|150.5 x 75.7 x 7.5mm||152.5 x 77.2 x 10.9mm|
|165 grams||170 grams|
The Kirin 925, which is the same chip used in the Mate 7 scored 43k in Antutu. The Zenfone 2 scored 45k on the same benchmark.
We jot down all the advantages of one over the other.
- 100% more internal storage
- 33% more RAM
- Better benchmark scores (5% based on Antutu)
- Android Lollipop
- More affordable by 17%
Honor 6 Plus:
- 20% bigger battery capacity
- Lighter, thinner profile (31% thinner)
- Sony Exmor sensor
- Glass and metal body
There’s a Php3,000 difference between the two (an amount that can be used to purchase a 64GB microSD card) but, in our opinion, both handsets are among the best in class in this price range.
So which one is your pick?