Honor 9 Versus the Competition

Honor 9 Versus the Competition

The Honor 9 has been announced as the followup to the popular Honor 8 from last year. This new phone comes at the same time as other powerful phones within the same price hit the market. Let’s check out these different phones and see how they compare to the new Honor 9.

Like the OnePlus 5, the Honor 9 has elected to go with big processing power with the Kirin 960 while only having a 1080p screen. You don’t see many flagship devices going with the 1080p resolution anymore, but the ones that do still sell without any problems. That’s because most users value speed and battery life more than higher pixel density. By putting the latest hardware in the Honor 9 and skipping out of the higher resolution screen, they’re creating a much faster phone.

Honor 9 – €429/€449 ($488/$511)

Honor 9 Specs
CPU HiSilicon Kirin 960
RAM 4/6GB
Storage 64/128GB
Cameras Dual 20MP + 12MP, f/2.2 (rear) 8 MP, f/2.0 (selfie)
Battery 3200 mAh

OnePlus 5 – $479/$539

OnePlus 5 Specs
CPU Qualcomm MSM8998 Snapdragon 835
RAM 6/8GB
Storage 64/128GB
Cameras Dual 20MP + 16MP, f/1.7 (rear) 16MP, f/2.0 (selfie)
Battery 3300 mAh

LG G6 $549

LG G6 Specs
CPU Qualcomm MSM8996 Snapdragon 821
RAM 4GB
Storage 32/64/128GB
Cameras Dual 13MP f/1.8 (rear) 13MP, f/2.4 (selfie)
Battery 3300 mAh

During the launch event, the Honor 9 was shown to be faster than even the Galaxy S8, opening and reopening apps much faster than the much more expensive phone. Honor is proving that it can stand up to the competition and with the Honor 9.

Honor 9 Forums on XDA!

THanks to Honor for their partnership with XDA

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