Honor 8X vs Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018)

$285 VIEW ON AMAZON
$390 VIEW ON AMAZON

Display

Size

6.5 inches
6.3 inches

Resolution

2340 x 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio,
396 PPI
2220 x 1080 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio,
392 PPI

Technology

IPS LCD
Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body

84.36 %
80.51 %

Features

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 710
Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SDM660

Processor

Octa-core, 2200 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 12 nm
Octa-core, 2200 MHz, Kryo 260, 64-bit, 14 nm

GPU

Mali-G51 MP4
Adreno 512

RAM

4GB
6GB LPDDR4

Internal storage

128GB
128GB

Storage expansion

microSDXC up to 400 GB
microSDXC up to 512 GB

OS

Android (9.0 Pie, 8.1 Oreo), Emotion UI
Android (10, 9.0 Pie, 8.0 Oreo), Samsung One UI

Battery

Capacity

3750 mAh
3800 mAh

Type

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

Charging

Fast charging
Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Quad camera

Main camera

20 MP (PDAF)
24 MP (PDAF)

Specifications

Aperture size: F1.8; Focal length: 27 mm
Aperture size: F1.7; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.8"; Pixel size: 0.9 μm

Second camera

2 MP (Depth information)
10 MP (Telephoto, Autofocus)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.4
Optical zoom: 2x; Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 52 mm; Sensor size: 1/3.9"; Pixel size: 1 μm

Third camera

 
8 MP (Ultra-wide)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.4; Focal Length: 12 mm; Sensor size: 1/4"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Fourth camera

 
5 MP (Depth information)

Specifications

 
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 24 mm; Sensor size: 1/5"; Pixel size: 1.12 μm

Video recording

1920x1080 (Full HD) (60 fps)
3840x2160 (4K UHD) (30 fps), 1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features

Video calling, Video sharing
Hyperlapse, Continuous autofocus, EIS, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

16 MP
24 MP

Design

Dimensions

6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 inches (160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm)
6.40 x 3.03 x 0.31 inches (162.5 x 77 x 7.8 mm)

Weight

6.17 oz (175 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)
6.46 oz (183 g)
the average is 6.4 oz (184 g)

Materials

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

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
2D Face unlock, Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

Black, Blue, Red
Caviar black, Lemonade blue, Bubblegum pink

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900)
Bands 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(AWS-1), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 12(700 a), 13(700 c), 17(700 b), 20(800 DD), 26(850+), 28(700 APT), 66(AWS-3)

LTE (TDD)

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

UMTS

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

Data Speed

LTE-A, HSPA, HSUPA
LTE-A Cat 9 (450/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA, UMTS

Dual SIM

Yes
 

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

Multimedia

Headphones

3.5mm jack
3.5mm jack

Features

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

Connectivity & Features

Bluetooth

4.2
5.0

Wi-Fi

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

USB

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

Features

Mass storage device, Charging
Charging, Mass storage device

Sensors

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

Other

NFC, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync
NFC, ANT+, VoIP, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Shopping information

In The Box

 
Charger, USB cable, Headphones, SIM removal tool, Documentation
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