Honor 8X vs Honor 9X

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Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.6 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
396 PPI
2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
391 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
84.40 %

Features

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 710
HiSilicon Kirin 710F

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm

GPU

Mali-G51 MP4
Mali-G51 MP4

RAM

4GB
4GB

Internal storage

128GB
64GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

Device type

Smart phone
Smart phone

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI
Android (9.0 Pie), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

Capacity

3750 mAh
4000 mAh

Type

Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable
Li - Polymer, Not user replaceable

Charging

Fast charging
 

Stand-by time

27.6 days (662 hours)
the average is 21 days (514 h)
 

Talk time (3G)

 
24.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1381 min)

Stand-by time (3G)

26.6 days (639 hours)
the average is 27 days (645 h)
 

Stand-by time (4G)

28.1 days (675 hours)
the average is 25 days (590 h)
 

Music playback

 
120.00 hours

Video playback

 
13.00 hours

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Triple camera

Main camera

20 MP
 

Features

PDAF
PDAF, CMOS image sensor

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.8; Sensor size: 1/2"; Pixel size: 0.8 μm

Second camera

2 MP
8 MP

Features

Depth information
Ultra-wide

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Aperture size: F2.4

Third camera

 
2 MP

Features

 
Depth information

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4

Flash

LED
LED

Software Features

Face detection, Night mode, Scenes, Exposure compensation, ISO control, White balance presets, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging
HDR, Panorama, Night mode, Touch to focus, Digital zoom, Geo tagging

Video recording

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

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
EIS

Front

16 MP
16 MP

Features

 
Pop-up

Video capture

 
1920x1080 (Full HD)

Design

Form factor

Candybar
Candybar

Dimensions

6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm)
6.44 x 3.04 x 0.35 inches (163.5 x 77.3 x 8.8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)
6.94 oz (197 g)
the average is 6.2 oz (179 g)

Materials

Back: Glass; Frame: Metal
Back: Glass; Frame: Aluminum

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Keys

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

Colors

Black, Blue, Red
Midnight black, Sapphire blue

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800 DD)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

850, 900, 2100 MHz
850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM

900, 1800, 1900 MHz
850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

Data Speed

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

2G Data

EDGE, GPRS
EDGE, GPRS

Dual SIM

Yes
Yes

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Global Roaming

 
Yes

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Features

Album art cover, Background playback
 

Screen mirroring

Wireless screen share
Wireless screen share

Radio

 
FM

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Profiles/ Protocols

Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)
Advanced Audio Distribution (A2DP), Audio/Visual Remote Control Profile (AVRCP), Generic Access (GAP), Handsfree (HFP), Headset (HSP), Message Access Profile (MAP), Object Push (OPP), Phone Book Access (PBAP)

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging

Location

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

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass
Accelerometer

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
 

Availability

Officially announced

Oct 03, 2018
Oct 24, 2019
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