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Huawei Y9 (2019) vs Honor 8X Specs Comparison: Which is better at Php12,990?


Both Honor 8X and Huawei Y9 (2019) are battling for the best smartphone at Php12,990 which then begs the question — which is the better buy of the two?

Huawei Y9 (2019) and Honor 8X Differences

Huawei Y9 (2019) pros over Honor 8X

  1. dual selfie camera
  2. Bluetooth 5.0
  3. 4000mAh battery

Honor 8X pros over Huawei Y9 (2019)

  1. better dual main camera
  2. dedicated microSD card slot
  3. slightly thinner bezels (higher screen-to-body ratio at 84.4%)
  4. 128GB internal storage

Huawei Y9 (2019) and Honor 8X Similarities

  1. 1080p IPS LCD notched display
  2. up to 6GB/128GB
  3. microSD card support up to 400GB
  4. audio jack
  5. microUSB port
  6. rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  7. 10W charging
  8. Kirin 710(12nm)
  9. Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2

Which is a better buy between the Huawei Y9 (2019) and Honor 8X?

Given that both devices are coming from the same company, the design philosophy down to the spec sheet is almost identical. With an exception to the Honor 8X having slightly thinner bezels thus making it look like a more premium device than the other.

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Although both are sporting dual main camera setup, the Honor 8X makes use of a higher 20MP sensor at f/1.8 for better low-light photos plus a 2MP depth sensor. In terms of selfies, the Huawei Y9 (2019) takes the lead with its own dual selfie camera featuring 13MP f/1.8 + 2MP depth sensor for brighter and better self-portrait shots.

While performance won’t differ that much, the storage does. Honor 8X offers 128GB storage here already over the 64GB of the Y9 (2019).

In terms of Bluetooth technology, Huawei’s midrange device already sports the latest 5.0 version for lower latency and better radio coverage.

Lastly, it’s a longer-lasting phone for the Y9 (2019) due to its large 4000mAh battery.

At this point, the Huawei Y9 (2019) is looking to be a better buy due to its four cameras and a larger 4000mAh battery. But if we’re going to nitpick the design here, the Honor 8X is the sleeker phone and you get 128GB out of the box.

Design over functionality or is it the other way around? Sound off your thoughts in the comment section.

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SpecsHuawei Y9 (2019)Honor 8X
Display6.5-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 396ppi, 19.5:9 ratio6.5-inch IPS LCD, 1080 x 2340, 396ppi, 19.5:9 ratio
Dimensions162.4 x 77.1 x 8.1 mm, 173 g160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm , 175 g
ChipsetHisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)Hisilicon Kirin 710 (12 nm)
GPUMali-G51 MP4Mali-G51 MP4
Memory64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM + microSD, up to 400 GB64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM + microSD, up to 400 GB (dedicated slot)
Main Camera16 MP, f/2.0, PDAF

2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor

20 MP, f/1,8, PDAF2 MP, depth sensor
Front Camera13 MP, f/1.8

2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor

16 MP, f/2.0
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 5.0, A2DP, LE, microUSB 2.0Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE, microUSB 2.0, headphone jack
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery (10W charging)Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery (10W charging)
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo) with  EMUI 8.2Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
Official PricePhp12,990 – 4GB/64GBPhp12,990 – 4GB/128GB


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