Xiaomi Mi A2 is a new smartphone on the Android bandwagon and lots of phone enthusiasts are looking to check the phone out physically to see if it matches the expectations we had in pre-release reviews. On August 16th, 2018, Xiaomi Mi A2 was ushered into the smartphone market.
On the other hand, Huawei Honor Play was introduced into the smartphones market on 6th August 2018. Honor Play India said they made the device and Amazon exclusive. This device is a gaming-centric smartphone. Therefore, if you like playing games a lot, this could be your ‘thing’.
As a few analysts see it, both Xiaomi Mi A2 and Huawei Honor Play devices are two latest smartphones baffling buyers with their mix of performance, style, and value, so it would make a lot of sense if we check them out and see how they fare, one pitched with the other.
Differences in Display and Design
Xiaomi Mi A2 is a stock Android. It comes with a 5.99 inches touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 x 2160 pixels. It weighs 168 grams and comes in colors of black, gold, lake blue, rose gold.
Huawei Honor Play comes in a combination of metal and plastic. It weighs 176 grams, having colors such as black, blue, and violet. Honor Play is a 6.3-inch smartphone device with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Nothing much pronounced in differences here.
Differences in Camera Setup
For Xiaomi Mi A2, the front and rear cameras are 20 MP both comes with LED flash. Huawei Honor Play comes with a 16 MP + 2 MP dual cameras and another 16 MP secondary camera. Trust Xiaomi Mi A2 for slightly better performance here, selfie mongers will really enjoy using it.
Differences in Software, Battery Life, and Configuration
Xiaomi Mi A2 is powered by 1.8 GHz Octa-core processor running on 4GB of RAM. The processor make is Qualcomm Snapdragon 660. Its 64GB of internal storage capacities are able to expand. The device runs on Android Oreo 8.1. The battery is a 3000 mAh non-removable one.
For Huawei Honor Play, it also runs on Android Oreo 8.1. The chipset is Hisilicon Kirin 970, CPU Octa-core 2.4 GHz, signifying it may have more carrying power in this aspect than Xiaomi Mi A20. Battery power runs up to 3750 mAh. The battery make is Li-Po non-removable. You can make use of Honor Play for longer periods.
Price and Availability
Huawei Honor Play costs anything from $250 to $469 becomes it comes in 4GB RAM and 6GB RAM, while Xiaomi Mi A2 sells for $272 and above.
What makes analysts pick Huawei Honor Play is the fact that there are provisions to accelerate its performance through the neural processing unit which combines with the Kirin 970 chipset. Play games, work faster, work smarter with Huawei Honor Play.
For Xiaomi Mi A2, be confident of taking better quality of photographs than you could do with Honor Play. Even your photos should come out in poor lighting situations. This is made possible by three Sony image sensors.
In conclusion, if you like gaming a lot, you may want to go for Huawei Honor Play but if all you want to do is take selfies and photos all the time, Xiaomi Mi A2 is a good choice.