Honor 6A vs Honor 8

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Display

Size:

5.0 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution:

1280 x 720 pixels, 294 PPI
1920 x 1080 pixels, 424 PPI

Technology:

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body:

67.41 %
72.02 %

Colors:

16 777 216

Touchscreen:

Capacitive, Multi-touch

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass 3), Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937
HiSilicon Kirin 950

Processor:

Octa-core, 1400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 28 nm
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU:

Adreno 505
Mali-T880 MP4

RAM:

2GB LPDDR3
4GB LPDDR4

Internal storage:

16GB
64GB

Storage expansion:

microSDXC up to 128 GB
microSDXC up to 128 GB

Device type:

Smartphone
Smartphone

OS:

Android (7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI
Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat, 6.0 Marshmallow), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity:

3020 mAh
3000 mAh

Type:

Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging:

Fast charging

Camera

Rear:

Single camera
Dual camera

Main camera:

13 MP (PDAF)
12 MP (Laser and PDAF, CMOS image sensor, BSI sensor)

Specifications:

Focal length: 28 mm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera:

12 MP (Black and White, Laser and PDAF)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)
1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps), 1280x720 (HD) (120 fps)

Features:

Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

5 MP
8 MP

Design

Dimensions:

5.66 x 2.80 x 0.32 inches (143.7 x 71 x 8.2 mm)
5.73 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm)

Weight:

5.01 oz (142.0 g)
5.40 oz (153.0 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Keys:

Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key
Right: Volume control, Lock/Unlock key

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver
Black, Gold, Pink, Blue, White

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38(2600), 39(1900+), 40(2300), 41(2600+)

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data Speed:

LTE, HSPA
LTE-A Cat 6 (300/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

SIM type:

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice:

Yes

VoLTE:

Yes

Multimedia

Headphones:

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features:

Album art cover, Background playback
Album art cover, Background playback

Screen mirroring:

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Additional microphone(s):

for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth:

4.1
4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n; Wi-Fi Direct
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band; Hotspot

USB:

microUSB, USB 2.0
Type-C (reversible), USB 2.0

Features:

Mass storage device, Charging
Mass storage device, OTG, Charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass
GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, Cell ID, Wi-Fi positioning

Sensors:

Accelerometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers)

Other:

VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, Infrared, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 20, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISFRD-L04 link

Measured SAR:

Head:

1.07 W/kg

Body:

0.24 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.17 W/kg

Buyers information

Price:

$ 499

Availability

Officially announced:

Jul 12, 2017
Jul 11, 2016
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