Honor has unveild Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro in Chinese market. They have been launched in mid-range with pop-up selfie camera module. Both phones are powered by HiSilicon Kirin 810 chipset recently announced by Huawei. This chipset is similar to the company’s flagship Kirin 980 processor. It beats flagship lavel chipsets in AI benchmarking scores and all mid-range chipsets in AnTuTu Benchmarking Scores. Both phones of Honor 9X series paired with 48MP primary sensor, side-mounted fingerprint scanner and stronger battery.
In midrange, Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro will give a tight competition to many smartphones such as Redmi Note 7 Pro, Vivo Z1 Pro and Realme X. But here we will compare Honor 9X with Vivo Z1 Pro which is launched recently and trying to find out how they perform against each other. Let’s compare Honor 9X vs Vivo Z1 Pro.
Honor 9X vs Vivo Z1 Pro Display & Design
Starting the comparision with display, the newer Honor 9X features a 6.59 inch full HD plus OLED display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340px. It doesn’t feature any type of Notch or punch-hole. While on the back panel it has a triple rear camera setup with LED flash, gradient design and Honor’s branding.
On the other hand, Vivo Z1 Pro has a 6.53 inch Full HD Plus IPS LCD display with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixel and aspect ratio of 19.5:9. On the back panel it also features a triple rear camera setup with LED flash, gradient design and Vivo’s branding.
In terms of design both phones are better but the display is better of Honor 9X. It has slightly bigger display with any Notch or cut-out for camera because it features a pop-up selfie camera.
Honor 9X vs Vivo Z1 Pro Performance
In this case Honor 9X works on Android 9 Pie based EMUI 10. It is paired with latest HiSilicon Kirin 810 chipset with 4GB, 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB, 128GB of storage. The Kirin 810 chipset beats flagship lavel chipsets in many cases and it is king in mid-range. It gets power from a 4,000 mAh battery which is provided under its back panel.
On other side, Vivo Z1 Pro works on Android 9 Pie based FunTouch 9. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 Octa-Core chipset which was also announced recently. In terms of RAM and storage it features 4GB, 6GB and 8GB of RAM with 64GB and 128GB storage. It features a dedicated SD card slot to expand the storage.
To stay alive it got a 5,000 mAh big battery with 18W fast charging.
Vivo Z1 Pro has new Snapdragon 712 chipset but it is unable to beat Huawei’s Kirin 810 in case of performance or AI. Here Honor 9X will perform well over Vivo Z1 Pro. Vivo Z1 Pro has a bigger battery while Honor 9X has more power efficient chipset.
Honor 9X vs Vivo Z1 Pro Camera
In camera department, Honor 9X got a dual rear camera setup on rear panel with LED flash which includes a 48MP primary sensor, a 2MP depth sensor for bokeh effects. For selfie it got a 16MP pop-up selfie camera.
At the same time, Vivo Z1 Pro has a triple rear camera setup on the back panel which includes a 16MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens and a 2MP depth sensor for bokeh effects. For selfie it got a 32MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture. Here primary sensor of rear camera is better of Honor 9X while selfie camera is better of Vivo Z1 pro.
Honor 9X vs Vivo Z1 Pro Price
Before speaking of price, let’s tell you both phones have same variants based on RAM and storage. Talking about Honor 9X, the price of its 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage variant is RMB 1399 means around Rs. 14,000 while its 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage variant costs RMB 1,599 means around Rs. 16,000. At the same time the price of its 8GB RAM + 128GB storage variant is RMB 2,199 means around Rs. 22,000.
On the other side, Vivo Z1 Pro’s 4GB RAM + 64GB Storage variant costs Rs. 14,990, 6GB RAM + 64GB Storage variant costs 16,990 and 8GB RAM + 128GB Storage variant costs Rs. 17,990.
The price of Vivo Z1 Pro is higher while in terms of performance, Honor 9X will perform very well compared to Vivo Z1 Pro. Now the Vivo Z1 Pro has a rear competitior against it in the market and it will come in India soon.