The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact is an affordable smartphone with a powerful chipset and ample RAM. The phone also features a premium body design and impressive cameras.
It comes in a similar body design with the Huawei Honor Play and in this article, we will be comparing both phones together to see their specs differences and performance.
Sharp Aquos R2 Compact VS Huawei Honor Play- Design Comparison
The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact is built and design with the combination of Metal & Polycarbonate. It measures 64 mm x 131 mm x 9.3 mm and weighs 135 gram. In addition, it has an IP68 rating making it both dust and water resistant and it has a front slotted fingerprint scanner. The Huawei Honor Play has a bigger notch on the front and it features a premium body design as well. The phone is built with an Aluminium Alloy and it measures 74.3 mm x 157.9 mm x 7.5 mm and weighs 176 gram. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and it’s available in Black, Blue, Red, and Violet colors, while the Sharp Aquos R2 Compact is available in White, Black, and Green colors.
The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has a screen size of 5.2-inches FHD+ under IGZO, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 1080 x 2280 Pixels and 485 PPI density, while the Huawei Honor Play has a screen size of 6.3-inches FHD+ under IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen with resolution of 2340 x 1080 Pixels and 409 PPI density. Both phones have a display protection covering the 2.5D curved glass and they will also offer clear content viewing to users. The Huawei Honor Play has a higher screen to body ratio.
The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has a single but impressive rear camera of 22.6 Megapixels with dual LED flash and the camera is also capable of shooting 4K video, whereas the Huawei Honor Play 16 has dual rear cameras of Megapixel f/2.2 + 2 Megapixel with dual LED flash and a front facing camera of 16 Megapixels f/2.0 Aperture, Face Recognition, and 1080P video recording. On the overall, the Sharp Aquos R2 Compact will take better photos than the later.
The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SDM845 chipset with an octa-core processor that clocked at a speed of 2.8 GHz, while the Huawei Honor Play has a Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 970 chipset with an octa-core processor that runs at a speed of 2.4GHz. The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has a Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU with 4GB RAM and an inbuilt memory of 64GB which is expandable, while the Huawei Honor Play has ARM Mali G72 MP12 GPU with 4GB/6GB RAM and an inbuilt memory of 64GB which is also expandable. The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact is powered by Android 9.0 Pie, while the Huawei Honor Play is powered by Android 8.1 Oreo operating system and they also support dual SIMs with 4G LTE network, Wi-Fi and other connectivity options.
The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has a nonremovable battery capacity of 2500 mAh with fast charging technology, while the Huawei Honor Play has a nonremovable battery capacity of 3750 mAh with fast charging technology. The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact will sell at a price of around $400, while the Huawei Honor Play will cost around $310.
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The Huawei Honor Play will slightly outperform the later and the phone is also more affordable as well. Even on the battery, it will last longer than it’s rival. The only area where the Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has an edge is on the camera and the IP68 rating.