Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play have been launched by the Huawei’s sub-brand that deal only via online retailers and this same reason has added to its exclusivity over the years. As for the Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play, they were launched bearing a price tag of CNY 999 ( approx Rs 9809) and CNY 599 ( approx Rs 5880), as their name suggests, they are focused towards the performance-seeking consumer base.
Out of the Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play, the former seems to be a more premium version with a uni metal body, 13MP rear camera and 4GB of RAM, while the latter is targeted towards the entry-level segment and comes with low-end specifications, Android Marshmallow is the biggest proof of that.
However, Huawei has been on a roll since the last couple of years with the launches, like Honor 8 Pro, Honor 6X and Honor 6A, which cater to the needs of customers in every segment while giving other major competitors, a run for their money, simultaneously.
But when it comes to Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play, Huawei has entered with two of the near-perfect mid-budget smartphones in the cruelest segment which the likes of Xiaomi and Lenovo have been ruling for a long time now.
However, with the launch of Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play, the tables are expected to turn and the throne will be subjected to a battle. But, while these smartphone manufacturers are fighting their battles, you have to choose the best smartphone in the segment to let them earn, as well.
That being said, if you are confused with which one of the Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play cater to your needs and offer better Value For Money, you need to know the difference between the two.
So without further adieu, here is everything you need to know about Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play.
Honor V9 Play Specifications
- Metal unibody with rounded edges and antenna bands placed just like the iPhone 6.
- 5.2-inch (1280 x 720) HD 2.5D curved glass display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, 65% NTSC Color Gamut, offering 282 ppi.
- Cortex-A53 Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750 SoC coupled with Mali T860 GPU.
- 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB (eMMC 5.1) of internal storage, expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- Android Nougat 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 on top
- 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, LED Flash, PDAF, 1.12um pixel size, 5P lens, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, panorama and [email protected] video support.
- 8MP fixed focus front-facing camera with f/2.2 aperture.
- Fingerprint scanner at the rear, capable of unlocking the phone in 0.4 seconds.
- No physical home button
- 3000mAh battery with no fast charging support.
- Hybrid Dual SIM (nano+nano/microSD)
- 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Micro USB port, Bluetooth 4.1 LE and GPS / GLONASS
- Dimensions: 147.9×73.2×7.65mm; Weight: 145g
- Color Options: Gold, Rose Gold, Red, Blue, and Black
Honor 6 Play Specifications
- Polycarbonate back
- 5-inch (1280 x 720) HD display offering 294 ppi
- 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 quad-core MediaTek MT6737T SoC coupled with 600MHz Mali-T720 GPU
- 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal memory, expandable up to 128GB via microSD
- Android Marshmallow 6.0 with EMUI 4.1 on top
- 8MP rear camera with PDAF, dual LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, geo-tagging and touch focus
- 5MP front camera with soft-LED flash, f/2.0 aperture and 84° wide-angle lens for group selfies.
- No physical home button and fingerprint scanner.
- Dual SIM, 3.5mm audio jack, and FM Radio
- 3020 mAh battery with no fast charging support.
- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, microUSB 2.0 support, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS/GLONASS
- Dimensions: 143.8 x 72 x 8.85mm; Weight: 150g
So these are the detailed specifications of both Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play, and while they are one of the best multimedia smartphones in their respective segment, power-users might feel a little wary of the fact the both Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play do not come with fast charging.
Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play target the budget crowd and you shouldn’t be expecting a stellar performance from either of the two devices. However, as far as the competition is concerned, yes, they have managed to stand out, especially the Honor V9 Play, which also seems to be a more VFM device out of the Honor V9 Play And Honor 6 Play.
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