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October 1, 2018

Compare HONOR Mobile Phones: HONOR 8 vs HONOR 10

After two generations of product upgrades, the HONOR 10 was born. Compare the HONOR 8, What progress has HONOR 10 made?

After two generations of product upgrades, HONOR 10 was born. Compared with HONOR 8, what progress has HONOR 10 made?

compare honor mobile phones – honor 8 vs honor 10

The following table shows the detailed specification differences between HONOR 8 and HONOR 10. Let us do a research about them.

Specs HONOR 8 HONOR 10
NETWORK Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only) GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800) LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 19(800), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (3CA) Cat16 1024/150 Mbps
GPRS Yes Yes
EDGE Yes Yes
LAUNCH Announced 2016, July 2018, May
Status Available. Released 2016, July Available. Released 2018, May
BODY Dimensions 145.5 x 71 x 7.5 mm (5.73 x 2.80 x 0.30 in) 149.6 x 71.2 x 7.7 mm (5.89 x 2.80 x 0.30 in)
Weight 153 g (5.40 oz) 153 g (5.40 oz)
Build Front/back glass & aluminum frame Front/back glass, aluminum frame
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Custom function back button
DISPLAY Type LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.2 inches, 74.9 cm2 (~72.5% screen-to-body ratio) 5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels, 16:9 ratio (~423 ppi density) 1080 x 2280 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~432 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified version)
EMUI 8.0 EMUI 8.1
PLATFORM OS Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), upgradable to Android 8.0 (Oreo) Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset HiSilicon Kirin 950 Hisilicon Kirin 970
CPU Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53) Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-T880 MP4 Mali-G72 MP12
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) No
Internal 32/64 GB, 4 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 4/6 GB RAM or 8 GB RAM (GT version)
MAIN CAMERA Modules 12 MP, f/2.2, 35mm, 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF 16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
12 MP B/W, f/2.2, 35mm, 1/2.9", 1.25µm, PDAF & laser AF 24 MP B/W, f/1.8, PDAF
Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@60fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@120fps 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps (gyro-EIS)
SELFIE CAMERA Modules 8 MP, f/2.4, 1.4µm 24 MP, f/2.0
Video 1080p@30fps
SOUND Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
3.5mm jack Yes Yes
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
DTS sound 32-bit/192kHz audio
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE 4.2, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
NFC Yes Yes
Infrared port Yes Yes
Radio No No
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
FEATURES Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5 HTML5
Java No No
Fast battery charging: 47% in 30 min (Smart Power 4.0) Fast battery charging: 50% in 24 min (5V/4.5A)
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player MP4/H.264 player
MP4/H.264 player MP3/eAAC+/WAV/Flac player
Photo/video editor Document viewer
Document viewer Photo/video editor
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Po 3400 mAh battery
MISC Colors Pearl White, Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Gold Phantom Blue, Phantom Green, Midnight Black, Glacier Grey, Lily White (GT version only)
Price HONOR 8 price in your country HONOR 10 price in your country

Firstly, HONOR 10 adds the dual SIM. It allows you to use two services without the need to carry two devices at the same time.

Secondly, HONOR 10 is equipped with HiSilicon Kirin 970 and Android 8.1 (Oreo). The more advanced system brings smoother experience. And with more RAM, HONOR 10 also runs faster than before.

compare honor mobile phones – honor 8 vs honor 10

Thirdly, the bigger screen and better screen resolution of HONOR 10 brings its users more pleasing experience to read, browse internet and watch movies

Fourthly, HONOR 10 has better camera resolution, which is 24MP+16MP new dual AI camera, with F1.8 wide aperture. More resolution and bigger aperture generally mean better picture quality.

compare honor mobile phones – honor 8 vs honor 10

Fifthly, HONOR 10 has more storage capacity, almost three times more inbuilt memory than HONOR 8. More memory allows you to store more songs, videos, photos and install more applications.

Last but not least, HONOR 10 has a bigger battery, 400 mAh more battery capacity than HONOR 8. Generally speaking, with more battery size, the device's battery can generally last longer.

However, HONOR 8 supports memory card and supports FM Radio while HONOR 10 doesn’t. With nearly twice as much price as HONOR 8, is HONOR 10 a perfect upgrade in your heart?

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