Compare Phones – Huawei Honor Note 8 vs Infinix Hot S vs Tecno Camon C9

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The Honor Note 8 is the latest phablet from the stable of Huawei technologies. The device was released for purchase just few days back and already registrations are on in China preparatory to the device’s first flash sales. The Honor Note 8 is the largest of the three phones under comparison. It sports a massive 6.6-inch display with 2k resolution. Powered by a top-end Kirin 955 chipset, the Note 8 comes in three memory variant, the lowest being 32GB and the highest variant packing a 128GB storage on-board. All three versions have 4GB RAM.

The Infinix Hot S X521, the latest from Infinix has a smaller 5.2-inch display with 720p resolution, while the Camon C9 has a 5.5-inch display with a higher 1080p resolution. The Infinix Hot S X521 is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 processor and comes with 2GB of RAM, but there is a 3GB RAM version available in the Nigerian market.

The Camon C9 holds its own with 13MP camera on both the front facing unit and the rear unit and is touted as a selfie smartphone. The Honor Note 8 and Hot S fairs reasonable well with both clutching 13MP rear camera units and 8MP sensors on the selfie cam.

In the battery aspect, which is a key concern to many users when choosing their smartie, the Honor Note 8 with a larger size and higher display resolution crams a 4,500mAh battery while the Infinix Hot S impresses with a massive 4,000mAh battery. The Tecno Camon C9 packs a 3,000mAh battery under its hood. In the end, the Hot S from Infinix should provide longer duration of use considering its display resolution is the lowest and obviously it is smaller in size than the Note 8.

Here’s a table of the Specs and how they pair,

Infinix Hot S vs Huawei Honor Note 8 vs Tecno Camon C9 – Specs & Prices

GadgetInfinix Hot SHuawei Honor Note 8Tecno Camon C9
Display 5.2-inch full HD AMOLED6.6 inches LCD5.5-inch IPS LCD
Display Resolution1280 × 720pixel2K pixels1920 x 1080pixel
CPU:MediaTek ProcessorOcta-core Kirin 955 processor1.3GHz Octa-core
Operating System:X Chameleon UI based on Android 6.0EMUI4.1 (based on Android 6.0)Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Internal Memory:32GB internal storage(Expandable)32GB,64GB, 128GB16GB (Expandable up to 128GB)
Card Slot:YesYesYes
Rear Camera:13 MP13MP13MP
Front-Facing Camera:8 MP8MP13MP
Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh4500mAh3000mAh
Connectivity OptionsDual SIM, 4G , Bluetooth, USB, WiFi, and GPSDual-SIM, dual standby, Volte, 4GDual SIM, 4G, Iris Recognition

On the prices, the Honor Note 8 is not yet available in Nigeria but whenever the phablet becomes available in Nigeria, the lowest version would likely carry a price tag of N120,000 while the 128GB top-end version will likely cost up to N170,000. On the other hand, the Infinix Hot S is priced at N45,500 in Nigeria and is available, while the Tecno C9 cost N50,000 at the moment.


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