Difference Between HTC 10 and Huawei P9

Key Difference – HTC 10 vs Huawei P9
 

The key difference between HTC 10 and Huawei P9 is that the HTC 10 comes with a better user interface, better display, better camera, more memory capacity, and a higher internal storage. The Huawei P9 comes with thinner and more portable design, a camera with dual sensor capabilities, and a faster processor.

The Huawei recently unveiled the Huawei P9 while HTC recently unveiled the HTC 10. Both are impressive devices which are capable of giving a good run for the money of the main flagship devices in the market. Let us take a closer look at both these devices and see how they compare with each other.

Huawei P9 Review – Features and Specifications

Huawei was able to produce two impressive phones, the Nexus 6P and mate 8. Huawei has recently launched the Huawei P9 in collaboration with Lecia which means we can expect an impressive device. But is it good enough to challenge the flagship devices that are found in today’s market? Let us take a closer look at the device and what they have to offer.

Design

The Huawei P9 is made up of metal and comes with chamfered edges. The design language used on the Huawei P9 is similar to that found on the P8 but is smoothed and polished. The device is also very thin at 6.95 mm. It does not come with a camera bump either which is impressive. The size of the display is 5.2 inches. All the navigation buttons have been placed on the screen. On the right side of the device sits the volume control button and the textured power button. The SIM tray has been placed on the left of the screen. The bottom of the device hosts the speaker grill, headphone jack and the USB Type C charging port. The device is also capable of fast charging while the battery capacity stands at 3000mAh. The Huawei P9 is available in six colors. They include white, gray silver, rose, haze and prestige. The Huawei P9 is one of the best-looking phones in the market and is ergonomic at the same time.

Display

The size of the Huawei P9 display is 5.2 inches, and it is able to produce Full HD resolution. The display technology that powers the device is IPS and comes with a 2.5 D glass. The display is able to produce 500 nits brightness as well as 96 % saturation. The resolution of the screen is 1920 X 1080 while the pixel density of the screen stands at 423 ppi. The display can be viewed well either indoors or outdoors. The screen is able to produce good viewing angles, good contrast, and saturation. The bezels are also thin, giving the display almost an edge to edge feel. The color temperature can be changed to warm or cool according to the preference of the user with the help of the settings menu. Overall, the display is great and will undoubtedly provide the user with a great user experience.

Processor

The Huawei P9 is powered by a Kirin 955 SoC, which is made in-house by Huawei. This is a slightly better processor than that found on the Mate 8. The processor comes with an octa-core processor configuration with the use of four A72 cortex processors and four Cortex A53 processors.  They clock speeds of 2.5 GHZ and 1.8 GHz respectively. The graphics are powered by Mali T880 MP4 GPU, which will provide powerful graphics for the device. The device is able to operate in a fast and accurate manner. Apps will be able to operate in a smooth manner and multitasking will not see any type of lag.

Storage & RAM

The version with the internal storage of 32 GB comes with a memory of 3GB while the version which comes with a storage of 64 GB comes with a memory of 4GB.

Camera

The rear of the camera comes with a dual sensor Leica camera with a fingerprint scanner and a flash to brighten up low light images. The camera has been placed within a black band; it is very much like the P8 with the extra sensor and the Lecia logo. The good looking handset mainly targets the high-end market of smartphones. Lecia, a German camera maker, has tied up with Huawei to make a resolution in the smartphone cameras that it makes. The Huawei has a dual lens camera that has a resolution of 12 MP. One sensor is an RGB sensor while the other is a black and white sensor used especially to capture details. The aperture of the lens is f / 2.2. The lenses use the Sony IMX 286 sensors which come with a pixel size of 1.25 microns, larger than that found on the P8.

Operating System

The operating system which powers the device is the Android Marshmallow OS, which comes with the Emotions user interface. The main difference here is Emotions UI will be very different to that of stock Android. The look and feel of both the user interfaces are very different. There are also additional features like motion gesture and floating dock which comes with the Emotions UI. By double tapping on the screen with the knuckle, a screen shot of the display can be captured.

Connectivity

The device can be connected externally with the help of Bluetooth, Wifi, GPS, NFC while the virtual triple antenna arrangement helps in different signal conditions. The device also supports many LTE bands as well as major GSM bands as well.

Battery Life

The battery capacity of the device is 3000mAh which is a great value for such a sleek device. The device will be able to get through the day without the need to be charged. Fast charging is also supported by the device. This is mainly possible due the USB Type-C port present on the device. The device also comes with a battery app which provides the user with control over the battery. The device also has an ultra power saving mode which turns off running apps and saves battery life.

Additional/ Special Features

The fingerprint scanner of the device is also able to operate in a fast and accurate manner. By putting the finger on top of the reader, the phone can be woken up and unlocked. The Huawei P9 also comes with a single speak at the bottom edge of the device where the Type C USB port sits beside it. The speakers are louder than the standard speakers in other smartphone devices. The lack of bass on the sound may cause a degrade in the quality of the audio. Full volume on the device will also see a drop in the quality of the audio produced.

Main Difference -HTC 10 vs Huawei P9

HTC 10 Review – Features and Specifications

Design

The dimensions of the device are 145.9 x 71.9. x 9 mm, while the weight of the device is 161 g. The body is made up of aluminum. The device is secured with the help of a fingerprint scanner which works via touch. The device also comes with touch-sensitive controls. The device is also dust and splash resistant. It is certified according to the IP53 standard. The colors that the device is available in are Black, Gray, and Gold.

Display

The size of the display stands at 5.2 inches. The resolution of the display is 1440 X 2560 pixels. The pixel density of the screen stands at 565 ppi. The display technology which powers the display is the Super LCD 5. The screen to body ratio of the device is 71.13 %. The display is protected by a scratch-resistant glass.

Processor

The HTC 10 is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 System on chip. It comes with a quad-core processor which is capable of clocking a speed of 2.2 GHz. The architecture used in designing the processor is the 64 bit. The graphics are powered by Adreno 530 GPU.

Storage, Memory

The memory that comes with the device is 4 GB. The built-in storage which comes with the device is 64 GB. This can be expanded to up to 2TB with the help of a micro SD card.

Camera

The camera on the device comes with a resolution of 12 MP. It is also assisted by a Dual LED flash. The aperture on the lens stands at f/ 1.8. The focal length of the same is 26mm. The sensor size stands at 1 / 2.3 while the pixel size on the sensor is 1.55 micros. The camera is also equipped with laser autofocus as well as Optical image stabilization. The front facing camera comes with a resolution of 5 MP which also has features like Autofocus and optical image stabilization which is a first on a smartphone.

Operating System

The Android Marshmallow 6.0 is the operating system which comes with the device. The user interface is the new HTC Sense 8.0 which is similar to stock Android.

Connectivity

Connectivity with the device can be achieved with the help of Bluetooth 4.2, Wifi 802.11, USB 3.1, USB Type-C reversible and NFC.

Battery Life

The battery capacity of the device is 3000mAh which is not user replaceable. The battery will be able to last throughout the day without any issues.

Difference Between HTC 10 and Huawei P9

What is the difference between HTC 10 and Huawei P9?

Dimension and Design

HTC 10: The dimensions of the device are 145.9 x 71.9. x 9 mm while the weight of the device is 161g. The body is made up of aluminum. A fingerprint scanner is available for authentication. The device is dust resistant and IP 53 certified. The colors that the device comes in are Black, Gray, and Gold.

Huawei P9: The dimensions of the device are 145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm while the weight of the device is 144g. The body is made up of aluminum. A fingerprint scanner is available for authentication.

Both handsets come with their unique designs. The Huawei P9 comes with a premium design with chamfered edges and a brushed aluminum body. The HTC 10 is a crafted device made out of a single piece of metal.

Display

HTC 10:  HTC comes with a display size of 5.2 inches where the resolution of the device stands at 1440 X 2560 pixels. The pixel density of the display stands at 565 ppi while the display technology which is present on the display is Super LCD 5. The screen to body ratio of the device is 71.13 % The display is protected by a scratch-resistant glass.

Huawei P9: Huawei P9 comes with a display size of 5.2 inches where the resolution of the device stands at 1080 x 1920 pixels. The pixel density of the display stands at 424 ppi while the display technology which is present on the display is IPS LCD. The screen to body ratio of the device is 72.53%.

Both devices come with the same display size , but the Huawei P9 lacks the QHD display which results in the lower pixel density. The Huawei is able to offer more natural colors while the HTC is able to produce deep blacks. The LCD display also creates great viewing angles, while it is less of a strain on the battery as well.

Camera

HTC 10: HTC comes with a 12 MP Ultra pixel rear camera which is assisted by a Dual LED flash. The aperture of the lens is f / 1.8 while the focal length of the lens is 26mm. The camera sensor size is 1 / 2.3” and the pixel size is 1.55 microns. The camera is equipped with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus. The camera is also capable of shooting 4K video. The front facing camera comes with a resolution of 5MP while it is equipped with Optical image stabilization and Autofocus for the first time.

Huawei P9: Huawei P9 comes with a Dual 12 MP rear camera which is assisted by a Dual LED flash. The aperture of the lens is f / 2.2. The pixel size is 1.25 microns. The camera is equipped with optical image stabilization and laser autofocus. The front facing camera comes with a resolution of 8MP.

The HTC camera is able to produce quality images and perform well. The Huawei P9 comes with a dual camera setup where one is an RGB sensor and the other a monochrome sensor. The front facing camera on the Huawei P9 has a higher pixel density than the HTC 10. The Huawei P9 also offers a wider angle when shooting selfies. HTC 10 is the first smartphone  which comes with optical image stabilization on a front facing camera.

Performance

HTC 10: The HTC is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 SoC, which comes with a Quad core processor capable of clocking a speed of 2.2 GHz. The Graphics is powered by an Adreno 530 GPU. The memory that comes with the device is 4GB while the built-in storage stands at 64GB. The built-in storage can be expanded with the help of a micro SD card to up to 2 TB.

Huawei P9: The Huawei P9 is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC, which comes with an octa-core processor capable of clocking a speed of 2.5 GHz. The Graphics are powered by an ARM Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The memory that comes with the device is 3GB while the built-in storage stands at 32GB. The built-in storage can be expanded with the help of a micro SD card.

The memory on the HTC 10 is higher at 4GB while processor on the Huawei P9 is faster with extra cores. Both devices can expand their storage with the help of a micro SD.

Battery Capacity

HTC 10: The HTC comes with a battery capacity of 3000mAh.

Huawei P9: The Huawei P9 comes with a battery capacity of 3000mAh.

HTC 10 vs Huawei P9 – Summary

  HTC 10 Huawei P9 Preferred

Operating System

Android (6.0)  Android (6.0) -

User Interface

HTC Sense 8.0 UI   EMUI 4.1 UI HTC 10

Dimensions

145.9 x 71.9. x 9mm 145 x 70.9 x 6.95 mm Huawei P9

Weight

161 g 144 g

Huawei P9

Body

Aluminum Aluminum -

Fingerprint

Touch Touch -

Dust Resistance

Yes IP53 No HTC 10

Display Size

5.2 inches 5.2 inches -

Resolution

1440 x 2560 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels HTC 10

Pixel Density

565 ppi 424 ppi HTC 10

Display Technology

Super LCD 5 IPS LCD HTC 10

Screen to body Ratio

71.13 % 72.53 % Huawei P9

Rear Camera

12 megapixels 12 megapixels -

Dual Sensor

No Yes Huawei P9

Flash

Dual LED Dual LED -

Aperture

F / 1.8 F / 2.2 HTC 10

Pixel Density

1.55 μm 1.25 μm HTC 10

SoC

Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 HiSilicon Kirin 955 HTC 10

Processor

Quad-core, 2200 MHz, Octa-core, 2500 MHz, Huawei P9

Graphics Processor

Adreno 530 ARM Mali-T880 MP4 -

Memory

4GB 3GB HTC 10

Built in storage

64 GB 32 GB HTC 10

Expandable Storage

Available Available -

Battery Capacity

3000 mAh 3000 mAh -