Apple iPhones have ruled the smartphone market for quite a long time boasting their premium design and specs. Speaking of the iPhone 6 Plus, not only does it features superior build quality and looks impressive on spec-sheet but it also flaunts its impressive camera. A new entrant from Huawei’s Honor Brand, dubbed the Honor 6 Plus however has grabbed everyone’s attention. Besides packing powerful hardware and remarkable design, the Honor 6 Plus is also touted to feature world’s best camera. Thus, in this post we have pitted both 6 Plus phones, each from Apple and Honor brands to see how they fare. Find out how Honor 6 Plus stacks up against its viable rival iPhone 6 Plus in the spec Battle.
Features and Specifications Comparison: Honor 6 Plus vs Apple iPhone 6 Plus
|Device/Features||Honor 6 Plus||Apple iPhone 6 Plus|
|Price||Rs. 26,499||Rs. 53,888|
|Display||5.5 inch TFT full HD||5.5 inch IPS LCD – Shatterproof Glass|
|Resolution||1920×1080 – 403 ppi||1920×1080 – 401 ppi|
|SoC||Hisilicon Kirin 925||Apple A8|
|CPU||Octa-core (1.8 GHz quad-core+1.3 GHz quad-core)||Dual Core 1.4 GHz|
|GPU||Mali T628||PowerVR GX6450|
|RAM||3 GB||1 GB|
|Memory||32 GB||16/64/128 GB|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 128 GB||No|
|Battery||3600 mAh||2915 mAh|
|Camera||Dual 8 MP, AF, Dual-LED Flash||8 MP, OIS, AF, Dual-LED Flash,
240 fps Slow Motion Recording
|Front Camera||8 MP||1.2 MP|
|Connectivity||3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC||3/4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC|
|OS||Android 4.4.2 KitKat with Emotion 3.0 UI||iOS 8|
Processor & RAM
Honor 6 Plus is powered by an octa-core (1.8 GHz quad-core+1.3 GHz quad-core) Hisilicon Kirin 925 processor paired with 3 GB of RAM and Mali T628 GPU. iPhone 6 Plus on the other hand packs a 1.4 GHz dual-core Apple A8 processor accompanied with 1 GB of RAM and PowerVR GX6450 GPU. While Honor 6 Plus is a beast when it comes to performance, iPhone 6 Plus is capable of delivering smooth performance by optimising its software.
Both smartphones are based on different platforms. The Honor 6 Plus runs Android 4.4.2 KitKat wrapped under Emotion 3.0 UI while Apple iPhone 6 Plus runs iOS 8. It is a matter of choice which OS a user will prefer. Android OS offers more flexibility and customization to users while iOS is known for its ease of usability.
Both Honor 6 Plus and iPhone 6 Plus feature 5.5 inch display with 1920×1080 pixel resolution and pixel density of 403 ppi and 401 ppi respectively. Both smartphones ensure high definition picture quality for movies, games and apps.
The Honor 6 Plus sports dual parallel 8MP BSI rear cameras with SLR-grade ISP technology and fast 0.1s autofocus which ensures ultimate imaging experience. It sports an 8 mega pixel front facing camera as well.
iPhone 6 Plus on the other hand flaunts its iSight camera with large 1.5-micron pixels and f/2.2 aperture which captures stunning images. There is an 8 MP auto focus camera on the rear with dual-LED flash and optical image stabilization and a 1.2 mega pixel front facing camera.
The Honor 6 Plus houses 32 GB of inbuilt storage which is further expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card. iPhone 6 Plus comes in three storage variants- 16/64/128 GB and lacks microSD card support.
Honor 6 Plus is backed up by a mammoth 3600 mAh battery as compared to 2915 mAh battery of iPhone 6 Plus.
The Honor 6 Plus retails at 26,499 exclusively through Flipkart.com while iPhone 6 Plus is available to but from all major offline and online stores at lowest price of Rs. 53,888.
Honor 6 Plus is fully loaded with brilliant features. While the striking features of Honor 6 Plus remain its dual 8 MP rear camera and outstanding 3600 mAh battery, this smartphone has an upper hand over iPhone 6 Plus in other specs as well. It offers more RAM, better camera, microSD card slot and a larger battery that too at half the price at which iPhone 6 Plus retails. Looking at the exceptional price tag and impeccable features which Honor 6 Plus offers, it surely is a good steal!
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