The Honor Play came here in our local market mid-August packed with HiSilicon Kirin 970 at an affordable price. On the other hand, the OPPO F9 came in strong with the claims on 5-minute charge equals 2 hour talk time.

Having a lot of similarities and close price range, we compared this two side by side to see which is a better smartphone.

OPPO F9 and Honor Play difference

OPPO F9 pros over Honor Play

  • The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6
  • 25 MP front-facing camera
  • VOOC Flash Charge

Honor Play pros over OPPO F9

  • Hisilicon Kirin 970
  • Mali-G72 MP12
  • Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
  • 3750 mAh battery

OPPO F9 and Honor Play similarities

  • 6.3-inch screen
  • 1080 x 2340 resolution
  • 19.5:9 aspect ratio
  • 409 PPI
  • 4GB/6GB of RAM
  • 64GB internal storage
  • 16MP + 2MP rear camera
  • Android 8.1 Oreo

The OPPO F9 and Honor Play feature a 6.3-inch screen with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The OPPO F9 has an LTPS IPS LCD display that is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 6. On the other hand, the Honor Play has an IPS LCD display with a dimension measurement of 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm weighing 176 grams while OPPO F9 has a dimension measurement of 156.7 x 74 x 8 mm that weighs 169 grams.

Under the hood, The OPPO F9 is powered by MediaTek MT6771 Helio P60 paired with Mali – G72 MP3 GPU that carries 4GB/6GB of RAM coupled with 64GB storage which is the same with Honor Play that has a Hisilicon Kirin 970 chipset paired with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU. Both run on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Going to the camera department, OPPO F9 and Honor Play sports a dual 16MP + 2MP rear camera with OPPO F9 having a 25MP front-facing camera while Honor Play has a 16MP selfie snapper.

The OPPO F9 is fueled by 3500 mAh battery capacity that is supported with VOOC Flash Charge. Meanwhile, Honor Play is packed with 3750 mAh battery capacity that is also supported with fast battery charging 18W.

Upon reading the two smartphones’ differences and similarities, which of the two do you prefer? Comment your thoughts down below.

Specs OPPO F9Honor Play
Display6.3″ LTPS IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340, 19.5:9 ratio, 409 PPI, Corning Gorilla Glass 66.3″ IPS LCD display, 1080 x 2340 resolution, 19.5:9, 409 PPI
Dimensions156.7 x 74 x 8 mm, 169g157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm, 176g
ChipsetMediaTek MT6771 Helio P60Hisilicon Kirin 970
GPUMali – G72 MP3Mali-G72 MP12
Memory4GB/6GB of RAM + 64GB storage4GB/6GB of RAM + 64GB storage
Main Camera16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor16, f/2.2, PDAF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Front Camera25 MP f/2.016 MP, f/2.0
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-GoWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery with Fast battery charging: VOOC Flash Charge 5V/4A 20WNon-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery w/ Fast battery charging 18W
OSAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 8.1 Oreo
Official PricePHP 17, 990PHP 15, 990

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