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Honor 9i vs Xiaomi Mi A1 vs Nokia 6 vs Moto G5S Plus: Price, specifications, features compared

Here's how the Honor 9i fares against its competitors.

  • Published: October 6, 2017 3:16 PM IST
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Huawei’s sub-brand Honor launched its 9i smartphone yesterday in India. The smartphone draws attention as it houses a total of four cameras with two each on the front and at the rear. The Honor 9i also stands out as the company’s first smartphone with a full view display. With the specifications and features it offers, the Honor 9i will face tough competition from smartphones in the same price category. Also Read - Five Nokia phones get January 2020 security patch with the latest update

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Speaking about competition, the Honor 9i will go against the Xiaomi Mi A1, Nokia 6, and the Moto G5S Plus. All four smartphones fall in the same price category, and come with a similar set of specifications. For a clearer idea, here’s a detailed comparison between all four smartphones based on their price, specifications and features.

Price

The Honor 9i is priced at Rs 17,999 which makes it the most expensive of the lot. The Xiaomi Mi A1 and Nokia 6 both retail the lowest at Rs 14,999. Motorola’s Moto G5S Plus stands in between with a price tag of Rs 15,999.

Display

The Honor 9i has the biggest display here measuring 5.9-inches with a full HD+ resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and a 2.5D curved glass on top. The smartphone doesn’t house a physical home button, with the display occupying almost the entire front panel. As for the Mi A1, Nokia 6, and Moto G5S Plus, all three smartphones feature a 5.5-inch full HD display.

Chipset, RAM and storage

The Honor 9i is powered by an in-house Kirin 659 octa-core processor clocked at 2.36GHz. Xiaomi’s Mi A1 and the Moto G5S Plus are powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor. The Nokia 6, on the other hand, is powered by an older Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor. All three smartphones except for the Nokia 6, pack 4GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. The Nokia 6 has a smaller 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. ALSO READ: Nokia 6 Review: From Finland with love

Cameras

This category speaks of the Honor 9i’s highlight with its four cameras. Up front, the smartphone houses a combination of 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. The front cameras come with smart selfie tone flash which adjusts the amount of light needed while capturing photos. At the rear, the Honor 9i sports 16-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. ALSO READ: Honor 9i First Impressions: This pocket-friendly phone might give a tough time to the premium biggies

The Mi A1 also features dual cameras at the rear, which includes a pair of 12-megapixel cameras, out of which one is a wide-angle lens, and the other a telephoto lens. The smartphone sports a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The Moto G5S Plus also joins the pack with a pair of 13-megapixel cameras at the rear. For selfies, it houses an 8-megapixel front-facing camera. The Nokia 6 doesn’t follow the dual-camera trend, but comes with a 16-megapixel rear camera of aperture f/2.0, and an 8-megapixel front camera of f/2.0 aperture. ALSO READ: Xiaomi Mi A1 Review: Truly A1!

Battery

In terms of battery, the Honor 9i houses a slightly bigger 3,340mAh battery in comparison to the rest of the three. Honor also promises seven hours of gaming on smartphone. Xiaomi’s Mi A1 comes second with a 3,080mAh battery. The Nokia 6 and Moto G5S Plus both pack a 3,000mAh battery. ALSO READ: Moto G5S Plus Review: A slight edge over its predecessor

Connectivity and OS

In terms of connectivity, all four smartphones offer dual-SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth, and Wi-Fi. The smartphones differ on the software front. The Honor 9i runs Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.1, while the Nokia 6 and Moto G5S Plus both run Android 7.1.1 Nougat out-of-the-box. The Mi A1 seems a clear winner here as it runs stock Android 7.1.2, courtesy of Google’s Android One project.

Specifications Honor 9i Xiaomi Mi A1 Nokia 6 Moto G5S+
Display 5.9-inch full HD+ 5.5-inch full HD 5.5-inch full HD 5.5-inch full HD
Processor Huawei Kirin 659 octa-core SoC Snapdragon 625 quad-core SoC Snapdragon 430 octa-core SoC Snapdragon 625 octa-core SoC
RAM 4GB 4GB 3GB 4GB
Storage 64GB(expandable) 64GB(expandable) 32GB (expandable) 64GB

(expandable)

Rear Camera Dual 16-megapixel Dual 12-megapixel 16-megapixel Dual 13-megapixel
Front Camera Dual 13-megapixel 5-megapixel 8-megapixel 8-megapixel
Battery 3,340mAh 3,080mAh 3,000mAh 3,000mAh
Connectivity 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth 4G VoLTE, Dual-SIM, Bluetooth
Android OS Android 7.0 Nougat Android 7.1.2 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Price Rs 17,999 Rs 14,999 Rs 14,999 Rs 15,999

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Published Date: October 6, 2017 3:16 PM IST


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