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iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: A New Force Awakens


iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: A New Force Awakens


Fight of the behemoths!

Michael Grothaus 14:58, 12 Apr 2016

Previous we took a take a look at how the smaller Huawei P9 in comparison to the smaller iPhone 6s. Now we need to take a look at how the 2 “Plus” fashions examine.  

The iPhone 6s Plus has been out since September, nevertheless it’s handiest final week that Huawei unveiled the monster P9 Plus. That, and its smaller little brother, have each inspired thus far.

"Typically the dialog within the smartphone marketplace revolves round Samsung and Apple, however Huawei's robust appearing for each the quarter and the yr talk to how a lot it has grown as a world logo," stated Melissa Chau, Senior Analysis Supervisor with IDC's International Quarterly Cellular Telephone Tracker.

However may just the P9 Plus in reality give Apple a run for it’s cash? Right here’s how the 2 telephones stack up.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: Specifications

Right here’s the specifications for the iPhone 6s Plus:

  • Show: 5.5in Retina HD show with 1920x1080 solution at 401ppi, 3-d Contact enabled
  • Dimensions: 158.2mm  x 77.9 mm x 7.3 mm
  • Weight: 192 grams
  • Garage: 16, 64, or 128GB
  • Reminiscence: 2 GB RAM
  • Processors: A9 chip with 64-bit structure and M9 movement coprocessor
  • Entrance digital camera: 5 MP
  • Rear digital camera: 12 MP
  • Battery: 2750 mAh
  • Colours: Silver, Area Gray, Gold, or Rose Gold

And right here’s the specifications for the Huawei P9 Plus:

  • Show: 5.5in show with a 1920x1080 solution at 401ppi
  • Dimensions: 152.3mm  x 75.3 mm x 6.98 mm
  • Weight: 162 grams
  • Garage: 64, plus enhance for microSD playing cards as much as 128GB
  • Reminiscence: 4 GB RAM
  • Processors: Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor
  • Entrance digital camera: 8 MP with laser auto center of attention
  • Rear digital camera: Twin 12 MP with laser auto center of attention
  • Battery: 3400 mAh
  • Colours: Quartz Grey

The in point of fact fascinating factor is Huawei most effective gives the P9 Plus in a single garage choice: 64GB. Usually I’d say that’s a misstep, particularly taking into account the iPhone 6s Plus is available in 3 garage sizes: 16, 64, and 128 GB. On the other hand, for the reason that the 16GB type is completely too small to carry many of the date we stock round, that’s a non-starter. It’s great that Apple gives 128GB on their Plus, however for the reason that the P9 Plus helps microSD playing cards as much as 128, the 64GB P9 Plus is an overly compelling choice.

Some other great factor concerning the P9 Plus is the RAM. It’s full of 4GB of RAM. Examine that to  the iPhone 6s Plus’s 2GB of RAM and Apple seems a little stingy. As for processors, the P9 options Huawei’s new Kirin 64-bit processor. On the other hand, from early studies the Kirin is nowhere new as tough because the A9 chipset discovered within the iPhone 6s Plus. Apple is simply too just right at in-house chip construction and optimizing its silicon for its device.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: Design & Construct

Each telephones are made with a unibody aluminum enclosure and each glance lovely rattling stunning in their very own proper. I feel the winner right here, on the other hand, is the iPhone, because it is available in 4 colour choices and the P9 Plus handiest is available in one. As for the most important design variations, the fingerprint sensor at the P9 Plus is at the again at the telephone whilst the Contact ID at the iPhone 6s Plus is situated in the house button at the entrance of the telephone.  

Then again, in relation to thinness, the P9 Plus wins. Its 6.98mm skinny the place the iPhone 6s Plus is 7.3mm skinny. The P9 could also be lighter at 162 grams as opposed to the iPhone 6s Plus’s 192 grams.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: Show and Battery

Each and every telephone in reality has very identical show. Each telephones be offering a 5.5in show with 1920x1080 solution at 401ppi. There's, then again, a large distinction in more show generation. The killer show tech at the iPhone 6s Plus is its 3d Contact pressure-sensitive show, one thing the P9 Plus lacks solely.

As for battery, the P9 wins, with its 3400 mAh pack. That’s in comparison to the iPhone 6s Plus’s 2750 mAh battery. However as I famous with the smaller model of each telephones—simply as with RAM and processors—how lengthy a telephone’s battery lasts has as a lot to do with the dimensions of the pack because it does with how smartly the tool works to preserve energy. That being stated, early stories are the P9 Plus’s battery can remaining so long as an afternoon and a part underneath standard use.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: Cameras

Here's the place Apple may just be informed a factor or two. The iPhone 6s Plus gives a 12MP rear digital camera with symbol optical stabilization and a 5MP entrance digital camera. Is that respectable? Positive. However the digital camera tech pales compared to that discovered at the P9 Plus. There you get DUAL rear 12MP cameras. The 2-camera gadget method the snaps you are taking will appear to be they have been fascinated with a DSLR digital camera. The entrance digital camera could also be higher at 8MP.

However Huawei doesn’t prevent there: each the entrance and rear digital camera function laser autofocus generation that makes autofocusing quicker and extra correct than ever prior to.

iPhone 6s Plus vs Huawei P9 Plus: Verdict

The P9 Plus is a smart Android telephone—and in some respects (the cameras, garage, and RAM) it’s higher than the iPhone. That being stated, it’s now not nice ENOUGH to compel folks to modify from the iPhone. However in the event you aren’t an iOS or Android diehard and simply need a smartphone with one of the easiest tech, the selection is more difficult. General, I feel the iPhone continues to be the easier of the telephones because of its device and design. On the other hand, if you wish to have the most productive digital camera functions, the P9 Plus is the transparent selection.


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