Jorby Yabut asks, “Which will I get? Xiaomi Note 4X or Huawei P9 Lite?”
In this comparison, we have a close battle between smartphones with different strong suits.
The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X is the Snapdragon chipset variant of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 which has a MediaTek chipset. The Redmi Note 4X has a 5.5“ Full HD display with a 1080p resolution. It also has a 32GB internal storage, 13MP Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF) rear camera with dual-LED flash, 5MP front camera, and a large 4100mAh battery with fast-charging. The Note 4X’s Chipset is a Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor.
The Huawei P9 Lite is the watered-down version of the Huawei P9 smartphone. It has a 5.2“ Full HD IPS display with a 1080p resolution, a 16GB internal storage, 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, 8MP front camera, and a 3000mAh battery. P9 Lite’s chipset is a Kirin 650 octa-core A53.
Let us look at their detailed specs:
|Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X||Huawei P9 Lite|
|Display||5.5-inch Full HD display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution||5.2-inch Full HD IPS display @ 1920 x 1080 resolution|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor||Kirin 650 octa-core A53|
|GPU||Adreno 506||Mali T830 MP2|
|Memory||– 32GB internal storage
– 3GB RAM
|– 16GB internal storage
– 2GB/3GB RAM
|Camera||– 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, PDAF, dual-LED flash
– 5MP front camera with f/2.0 aperture
|– 13MP rear camera with F2.0 aperture, LED flash
– 8MP front camera with F2.0 aperture
|Battery||4100mAh battery with fast-charging||3000mAh|
|OS||Android 6.0 Marshmallow/ MIUI 8 (Global)||Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1|
Now here are the advantages of each smartphone:
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X
+ Bigger screen display
+ Bigger internal storage
+ Larger Battery
+ Better CPU in terms of battery efficiency and heavy usage
Huawei P9 Lite
+ Higher quality of front camera
As you can see, in this match-up between Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X and Huawei P9 Lite, Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X wins. Aside from the CPU power and camera quality of the smartphones on paper, everything is clear who wins this match. Both CPU’s has a similar clock speed and any difference with it won’t be felt by real time performance of the phones. However, one noticeable difference of Snapdragon 625 from Kirin 650 is that the SD 625 is recommended if the user will require heavy usage of the phone aside from having a better battery efficiency. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X sells at Php 10,800 and Huawei P9 Lite sells for Php 12,490, both of which are prices at Widget City.