Huawei P9 vs Honor 8

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Display

Display size

5.2 inches
5.2 inches

Resolution

1080 x 1920 pixels
1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density

424 ppi
424 ppi

Technology

IPS LCD
IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio

72.53 %
72.02 %

Features

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

Camera

Rear

Dual camera
Dual camera

Main camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera

12 megapixels
12 megapixels

Hardware Features

Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus
Black and White, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm
Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 35 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Flash

Dual LED
Dual LED

Video recording

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

Features

Time-lapse video, Continuous autofocus, Object tracking, Video calling, Video sharing
Time-lapse video, Video calling, Video sharing

Front

8 megapixels
8 megapixels

Design

Dimensions

5.71 x 2.79 x 0.27 inches (145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm)
5.73 x 2.80 x 0.29 inches (145.5 x 71 x 7.45 mm)

Weight

5.08 oz (144 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)
5.40 oz (153 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials

Back: Aluminum
Back: Glass; Frame: Metal

Biometrics

Fingerprint (touch)
Fingerprint (touch)

Colors

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

Hardware & Performance

System chip

HiSilicon Kirin 955
HiSilicon Kirin 950

Processor

Octa-core, 2500 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit
Octa-core, 2300 MHz, ARM Cortex-A72 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit, 16 nm

GPU

Mali-T880 MP4
Mali-T880 MP4

RAM

3 GB
4 GB

Internal storage

32 GB
64 GB

Maximum User Storage

25 GB
 

Storage expansion

up to 256 GB
up to 128 GB

OS

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

Battery

Capacity

3000 mAh
3000 mAh

Charging

Yes
Yes

Talk time

 
28.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1379 min)

Stand-by time

 
15.0 days (360 hours)
the average is 21 days (498 h)

Talk time (3G)

20.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)
15.00 hours
the average is 23 h (1387 min)

Talk time (4G)

 
11 hours

Internet use

 
 

LTE

8 hours
 

Music playback

56.00 hours
24.00 hours

Video playback

12.00 hours
10.00 hours

Cellular

LTE (FDD)

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28
Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12, 17, 20

LTE (TDD)

Bands 38, 39, 40
Bands 38, 39, 40, 41

UMTS

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

GSM

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

Data

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

SIM type

Nano SIM
Nano SIM

HD Voice

Yes
Yes

VoLTE

 
Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth

4.2
4.2

Wi-Fi

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band
802.11 b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB

Yes
USB 2.0

Connector

USB Type-C (reversible)
USB Type-C (reversible)

Features

Mass storage device, USB charging
Mass storage device, USB OTG, USB charging

Location

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

Other

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

Phone features

Sensors

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

Notifications

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Other features

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording
Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring

DLNA
Wireless screen share

Speakers

Earpiece, Loudspeaker
Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector

3.5mm
3.5mm

Additional microphone(s)

for Noise cancellation
for Noise cancellation

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval

 
 

Date approved

Mar 03, 2016
Sep 20, 2016

FCC ID value: QISEVA-L09 link
FCC ID value: QISFRD-L04 link

FCC measured SAR

 
 

Head

1.49 W/kg
1.07 W/kg

Body

0.96 W/kg
0.24 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission

1.59 W/kg
1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router

1.10 W/kg
0.17 W/kg

Shopping information

MSRP price

 
$ 499
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