Nokia 6 and Huawei Honor 7S were released in 2018 and 2017 respectively and share a number of specifications and features. In this review, see Nokia 6 Vs Honor 7S and know the phones’ differences and also the winning areas of each phone. Learn about their specs and features and also their prices in Kenya.
Nokia 6 (Left) and Honor 7S | Source: Wiki Commons
In Brief, Nokia 6/ Honor 7S Specs
- Screen – 5.5/ 5.45 Inches
- Camera – 8, 16/ 5, 13 MP
- RAM – 3, 4/ 2 GB
- Storage – 32, 64/ 16 GB
- Network – LTE
- Processor – 1.4GHz Octa-Core/ 1.5GHz Quad-core
- OS – Android 7.0/ 8.0
- Battery – 3000/ 3020 mAh
- Price – KSh. 17,000/ 10,000
Nokia6/ Honor 7S Display
The Nokia phone has a 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen while the Honor one has a 5.45-inch LCD touchscreen. Both screens are capacitive multitouch and also feature 16M colors. The resolutions stand at 1080x1920px (403ppi) for the older phone and 720x1440px (295ppi) for the newer phone.
In addition, the 2017 phone has a 70.7 percent StB ratio and 16:9 aspect ratio while the 2018 one features a 73.8 percent StB ratio and 18:9 aspect ratio.
Moreover, the screen of the Nokia phone has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
As for the Nokia 6, the main camera is 16MP (f/2.0, 1.0µm, PDAF) while selfie one is 8MP (f/2.0, 1/4″, 1.12µm, also AF). The cameras have features such as dual-LED dual-tone flash, panorama, HDR and also 1080p@30fps video resol.
On the other side, the Honor 7S has 13MP (PDAF) back camera with features such as LED flash, HDR, panorama and also 1080p@30fps video resol. The front camera is 5MP with LED flash, but there is also a 7S China model with a 24-MP (f/2.0) selfie camera.
Memory and Platform
As far as memory is concerned, the older phone is available in two variants – 3GB RAM+32GB storage and 4GB+64GB storage. The newer phone has 2GB RAM and 16GB storage. For both phones, the storage can be expanded up to 256GB with microSD on the SIM 2 slot or dedicated slot.
The platform features include:
- CPU – 1.4 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53/ 1.5 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53
- GPU – Adreno 505/ PowerVR GE8100
- Chipset – Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 (28 nm)/ MediatekMT6739 (28 nm)
- OS – Android 7.1.1 (Nougat), upgradable/ Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.0
Connectivity and Communication
First, the 2017 phone uses hybrid dual SIM (nano-SIM, dual stand-by) while the 2018 one works with basic dual SIM (nano-SIM, dual stand-by). Second, both phones support the following networks – LTE and also GSM and HSPA.
Other connectivity and communication features include Wi-Fi 802.11 a*/ b/ g/ n/ (Wi-Fi Direct, Hotspot), Bluetooth 4.1/ 4.2(A2DP, LE), GPS (A-GPS, GLONASS), NFC (Nokia phone) and also microUSB 2.0 (Nokia phone with USB On-The-Go).
Under this section, the available features include FM radio, 3.5mm jack (active noise cancellation with dedicated mic), loudspeaker and also vibration alert and MP3/WAV ringtones. In addition, the older phone boasts Dolby Atmos sound enhancement and also stereo speakers.
These features include:
- Sensors – front-mounted fingerprint – 7S, accelerometer – both, gyro-7S, proximity – both and also compass – 7S
- Messaging options – threaded view SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email and also IM
- Browser – HTML5
- Audio player – MP4 (and also H.264)
- Video player – MP3, eAAC+, WAV and also Flac
- Photo/video editor
- Document editor
Nokia 6/ Honor 7S Battery
The battery capacities stand at 3000mAh (older phone) and 3020 mAh (newer phone). The non-removable Li-Ion batteries offer a long stand-by and talk time and also enough music play time.
Design, Material and Color
Concerning the design, the two phones are pretty modern, look classic from all corners and are also user-friendly. The 2017 model measures 154×75.8×7.9mm and weighs 168g while the 2018 one measures 146.5×70.9×8.3mm and weighs 142g.
When it comes to the material and color, the devices feature glass, aluminum and also plastic and are available in the following colors:
- Nokia 6 (arte black, matte black, tempered blue, silver and also copper)
- Honor 7S (black, gold and also blue)
Nokia 6/ Honor 7S Price in Kenya
The Nokia phone is a bit expensive, with the price in the range KSh. 17,000 and KSh. 25,000 (around $170 and $250). The price of the Honor phone is between KSh. 10,000 and KSh. 13,000 (around $100 and $130).
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