Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9: Specs Comparison. Honor is a subsidiary of Networking and Telecommunications company Huawei. The company was established by Huawei in 2013, to help them compete with budgeted brands in China. However, the company have grown and are now entering the foreign market. Their latest flagship, the Honor View 10 offers impressive hardware and software features of high-end smartphones. But instead of coming at the usual costly price, the Honor View 10 is relatively affordable.

So comparing the features of Honor View 10 with another high-end smartphone the Samsung Galaxy S9. Samsung Galaxy S9 is one of the leading high-end devices right now. Let’s see if the Honor View 10 matches up well and is it a worthy alternative to the Samsung Galaxy S9.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Design

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 features the usual glass panels at the front and back aluminium frame in between. While the Honor View 10 features a metallic unibody with smooth finishes and round corners. At the back of the Honor View 10 is the dual rear camera with pop-out lenses and the LED flash. Also the company’s name towards the top.

While at the back of the Samsung Galaxy S9 is a rear camera at the top-middle with the fingerprint sensor below it. Which is followed by the company’s name. The LED flash on the right side of the rear camera. The Honor View 10 is very slim with 7.0mm thick. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 comes at 8.5mm. The Samsung Galaxy S9 weighs 163 grams which are lighter than Honor View 10 (172 grams).

Both smartphones are available in very unusual colour variants to choose from. The Samsung Galaxy S9 is available in Lilac Purple, Titanium Gray, Coral Blue and Midnight Black colour variants. While Honor View 10 is available in Navy Blue, Midnight Black, Beach Gold, Aurora Blue and Charm Red colour variants. Coincidentally, they both offer Midnight Black colour variant.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Display

The Honor View 10 uses the IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen which measures at 5.99 inches. It features a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels and 403 ppi density. Honor View 10 big screen is ideal for movies and games lovers. The Samsung Galaxy S9 features a smaller display screen of 5.8 inches of Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. The Galaxy S9 has a larger display resolution of 1440 x 2960 pixels and 570 ppi density compared to Honor View 10. Both phones are bezel-less with Honor View 10 having an 18:9 aspect ratio. While the Samsung Galaxy S9 has an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Camera

Honor View 10 sport a dual rear camera. With the primary sensor having a resolution of 16MP. While the secondary sensor features a resolution of 20MP. Both sensors have a bright f/1.8 aperture. And the front camera features a 13MP resolution and f/2.0 aperture. The Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a single rear camera which has a 12MP resolution. And also a dual aperture of f/1.5 and f/2.4 which switches depending light setting. It also has an 8MP resolution front camera with a f/1.7 aperture.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – Hardware and Software

The Android 8.0 Oreo runs on the Honor View 10 with the EMUI 8.0 skin on top. The EMUI skin is the latest user interface from Huawei. The Samsung Galaxy S9 also uses the Android 8.0 Oreo with the Samsung experience 9.0 skin on top. The Honor View 10 is powered by Huawei’s latest and most powerful chipset, HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset. And an Octa-core processor reaching a speed of 2.4GHz. The chipset is said to make the Honor View 10 conserve battery life, process images faster and apps.

Using the newest and latest chipset from Qualcomm is Samsung Galaxy S9. It uses Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset. Along with an Octa-core processor which clocks at 2.7GHz. The Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a standard 4GB RAM with either 64 or 128 GB ROM. While the Honor View 10 comes in three variants. The 6GB RAM with 128GB ROM, the 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM or the 6GB RAM with 64GB ROM.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Battery

The Honor View 10 offers better battery life with a non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery. While Samsung Galaxy S9 comes with a non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery. Though, these are just numbers. Without a real test, we can never know for sure. Samsung has a way of making their device last longer.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 – The Price

The Honor View 10 is available at about $594 (N207,900). While the Samsung Galaxy S9 is available for around $1,039 (N363,650). The Honor View 10 is packed with good hardware and software features and is affordable compared to others high-end devices. I feel the Honor View 10 is value for money here.

Honor View 10 VS Samsung Galaxy S9 Full Specs Comparison

Honor View 10 Samsung Galaxy S9
Dimensions and Weight 157 x 75 x 7 mm. Weight: 172g 147.7 x 68.7 x 8.5 mm. Weight: 163g
Display 5.99 inch (78.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1080 x 2160 pixels with 403 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.8 inch (83.6% screen-to-body ratio), 1440 x 2960 pixels with 570 ppi density and Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 6GB. ROM: 64GB OR RAM: 6GB. ROM: 128GB microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) RAM: 4GB. ROM: 64/128GB microSD, up to 400 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) – dual SIM model only
Software Android 8.0 Oreo (with EMUI 8.0) Android 8.0 Oreo (with Samsung experience 9.0)
Hardware HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset with Octa-core 2.4GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset with Octa-core 2.7GHz processor
Camera 13MP f/2.0 aperture front camera + Dual: 16MP f/1.8 aperture and 20MP f/1.8 aperture rear camera with LED flash 8MP f/1.7 aperture front camera + 12MP f/1.5-2.4 aperture LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 3750 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 3000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (front-mounted), Fast battery charging 5V/4.5A (58% in 30 min) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Irish scanner, Samsung DeX (desktop experience support), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0), Qi/PMA wireless charging (market dependent)

 

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