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October 25, 2018

Which 6 Inch Smartphone to Choose

Generally, a larger screen will provide more viewing info for people. With the development of smartphone, the screen size has become larger and larger. We can find a growing number of smartphones with a 6 inches or larger screen size. So do you know which 6 inch smartphone to choose?

HONOR 8X‘s 6 inches screen

HONOR is that smartphone brand who produces the 6 inch smartphone. There are some models in the market. Through comparison of all the HONOR smartphones, we have known that there are 2 smartphones with 6 inch screen size worth buying. Just see the table below:

Display Size
HONOR 8X 6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
HONOR Play 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.0% ratio)
HONOR 7C 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~76.3% ratio)
HONOR View 10 5.99 inches, 92.6 cm2 (~78.6% ratio)
HONOR 7X 5.93 inches, 90.7 cm2 (~77.0% ratio)
HONOR 10 5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.9% ratio)
HONOR 9N 5.84 inches, 85.1 cm2 (~79.5% ratio)
HONOR 7A 5.7 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~75.4% ratio)
HONOR 9 Lite 5.65 inches, 82.0 cm2 (~75.5% ratio)
HONOR 7S 5.45 inches, 76.7 cm2 (~73.8% ratio)
HONOR 9 5.15 inches, 73.1 cm2 (~70.0% ratio)

It is the screen size info of HONOR models’ in its office global site. It is obvious that HONOR 8X and HONOR Play have a large 6 inch screen size. HONOR 8X has 6.5 inches screen size, while HONOR Play has 6.3 inches screen size. Now we will introduce them with a table firstly:

LAUNCH Announced 2018, July 2018, September
Status Available. Released 2018, August Available. Released 2018, September
BODY Dimensions 157.9 x 74.3 x 7.5 mm (6.22 x 2.93 x 0.30 in) 160.4 x 76.6 x 7.8 mm (6.31 x 3.02 x 0.31 in)
Weight 176 g (6.21 oz) 175 g (6.17 oz)
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by) Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
DISPLAY Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.3 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio) 6.5 inches, 103.7 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~409 ppi density) 1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~396 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes Yes
Protection - EMUI 8.2 - EMUI 8.2
PLATFORM OS Android 8.1 (Oreo) Android 8.1 (Oreo)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 970 Hisilicon Kirin 710
CPU Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53) Octa-core (4x2.2 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G72 MP12 Mali-G51 MP4
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64 GB, 4/6 GB RAM 64/128 GB, 6 GB RAM or 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
COMMS WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR, aptX HD 4.2, A2DP, LE, aptX
NFC Yes No
Radio No microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
USB 2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Camera 16MP + 2MP(rear camera) 20MP camera (rear camera),
16MP Front (front camera) 16MP camera(front camera)
Price About 320 EUR About 220 EUR
Battery life 3750 mAh 3750 mAh

Through the table, we can see that the two 6 inches smartphones have the same OS and battery life. HONOR Play has the latest chipset Kirin 970, While HONOR 8X is powered by Kirin 710, that why HONOR Play also costs more than HONOR 8X. In terms of camera, display size, the HONOR 8X is little better than HONOR Play.

Therefore, if you love to play games, you can choose the 6 inch smartphone HONOR Play, on the other hand, if you just love to take pictures and watch videos online with the handset, HONOR 8X will be the budget one worth buying. Which 6 inch smartphone is your right choose mainly depend on your real need.