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Honor 8 Vs Honor 6x: The Differences You Need To Know

By Luis Fran , Jan 04, 2017 09:21 PM EST
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While the Honor 8 is one of the most outstanding mobile devices ever released by Huawei, the Honor 6X is one of the most incredible budget smartphones in the history.<br /> (Photo : Android Authority/YouTube)

Although the Honor 8 has been one of the most outstanding smartphones released by the Chinese giant Huawei, the new Honor 6x seems to be another perfect creation that will blow customers´ mind, thanks to a super-affordable price and specs and features that makes this phone one of the most incredible surprises in 2017. If you want to know which of these mobile devices is better, here´s a little comparison between the Honor 8 and the Honor 6X.

Honor 6X vs Honor 8: Hardware Comparison

Although they aren't the same chip, both the Honor and the Honor 6X wears an octa-core Kirin processors, which makes both phones some of the most outstanding mobile devices you can find in the market. On the other hand, the Honor 8 has 950 and 4GB of RAM support while the Honor 6X only has 3GB of RAM.

An interesting detail about the comparison in this field, is that both the Honor 8 and Honor 6X have 32 GB of internal storage, but also has a 64GB option in some parts, offering microSD support for storage expansion. As you might find out, hardware is an area in which the Honor 8 is a little better than the Honor 6X, but the thing is that on battery life this mobile device has a 3340 mAh battery capacity, while the other one just wears a 3000mAh.

Honor 6X vs Honor 8: Display Comparison

This is one of the best features of the incredible Honor 6X, since this phone wears a 5.5-inch LCD display with a 1080p resolution, which allows you to watch everything in the brightest and clearest way possible. In fact, this is practically one of the best Huawei smartphones in this features, even when you can´t record videos in really high resolutions.

However, the Honor 8 sports a smaller display at 5.2-inches, offering the same technology as the Honor 6x. Nevertheless, the fact that it has a smaller size means that this phone has a sharper display, which makes it better in this field, and a greater mobile device if you want to watch videos in the best way.

Honor 6X vs Honor 8: Design Comparison

Although Huawei has been criticized on its firs design in the first years, this is a field in which it has improved to the point in which its products are some of the most attractive. In fact, the Honor 8 has a glossy finish just like the Jet Black iPhone 7 -with the difference that it wears a 2.5D curved glass- offering a premium finish that will make you fall in love just to look at it.

On the other hand, the Honor 6X has a metal-frosted and it also has the 2.5D curved glass, but it´s larger and heavier than the Honor 8, since it measures a 150.9 x76.2 x 8.2mm and weighs 162g, while this last one only measures a 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm body and weights 153g.

Also, both smartphones have the fingerprint sensor beneath the dual rear cameras, and while the Honor 6X features a Micro-USB, the Honor 8 opts for the USB Type-C. Considering that it´s almost impossible to tell which mobile device is better in this field, let´s say that the result depends on the customers taste.

Honor 6X vs Honor 8: Software, Camera And Price Comparison

Both the Honor 8 and the Honor 6X are practically the same in the software field, considering that these Huawei´s mobile devices run on Android Marshmallow with the Emotion 4.1 user interface on the top. While the Honor 8 is about to be upgraded to the Android Nougat, the Honor 6X is expected to have it as soon as possible.

On the camera performance, the Honor 8 is almost exactly the same as the outstanding Huawei P9, since it has two 12-megapixel sensors on its rear, along with an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. On the other hand, the Honor 6X sports a 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel rear camera, which are coupled with an 8-megapixel front camera, offering phase detection autofocus for focusing within 0.3 seconds, and an aperture range between f/0.95 and f/16.

And finally the price, probably the most important detail that everyone looks in a phone. While the Honor 8 is an incredible smartphone that can found around $ 349, the Honor 6X is practically one of the most incredible budget phones in the history, given the fact that it offers all the mentioned specs and features at $250.

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